Right, I've managed to make GLIB and ATK and I'm now onto Pango - another error!
For this one, I've no even remote clue on how to solve it so any guidance would be appreciated
checking for X... no
configure: WARNING: X development libraries not found
checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
checking for fontconfig >= 1.0.1... Package fontconfig was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `fontconfig.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'fontconfig' found
configure: WARNING: No fontconfig found, skipping tests for FreeType and Xft
configure: error: *** Didn't find any of FreeType, X11, or Win32.
*** Must have at least one backend to build Pango.