- 30 Jun 2001
- Bonham Farmhouse, Bonham Lane, Stourton With Gasper, Salisbury, Wiltshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
STOURTON WITH GASPER BONHAM LANE ST 73 SE (north side) 6/114 Bonham Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. Late C18, altered C20. Dressed limestone with tiled roof, brick stacks. L-plan, attached to west end of Bonham Cottage (q.v.). Two-storey, 3-window west front. Central gabled stone and brick porch with round-archway opening and planked door, 2- light casement either side, first floor has three 2-light casements, rear has lean-to extension and C20 rooflights. Rear wing has casements and planked door to north side.
Interior remodelled, but retains cellar with deep chamfered beam with stepped stops, an arched recess is said to have been used to imprison Charles, 7th Baron of Stourton for his part in the murder of John and William Hartgill of Kilmington in 1556, he was hung in Salisbury.
(R. Colt Hoare, A Modern History of South Wiltshire, Vol 1, 1822)
Listing NGR: ST7723933215
© Mr G.M. Cotton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Cotton, G.M.
Rights Holder: Cotton, G.M.
Limestone, Tile, Georgian Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building