List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BONHARD HOUSE (1591) Bonhard House
Bonhard House
Revd. [Reverend] D. Flemming Ph. [Parish] Manse
Alexander Learmouth Northbank
Forrest's Co. [County] map
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
001 [Situation] About ½ mile Sw by S [South West by South] of Muirhouses

A large And well Constructed house three Storeys high with a few small office houses. And farm attached in the possession of Alexander Learmouth, Farmer, and property of the Duke of Hamilton. This House was built in the year 1591 by a person of the name of Cornwall. to whom a great part of the Surrounding land belonged but he taking part in some rebellion his lands and Place got Confiscated The farm On which the house is situate is called Wester Bonhard. The house is in good repair and is occupied by some farm laborers
BONHARD MILL Bonhard Mill Alexander Learmouth Northbank
David Millar Easter Bonhard
001 [Situation] 3/8 mile S.by W. [South by West] of Muirhouses

A farm Steading and Thrashing Mill On the farm of Wester Bonhard. occupied by Alexander Learmouth. Its from the Circumstance of a thrashing Mill being attached. that it has derived its name

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Parish of Carriden -- Sheet 1 No. 12 -- Trace 4

[Note] -- The date 1591 is inscribed or cut on a stone in
the wall of a Dovecot near the house which the
proprietor & the parish minister consider to be
the date of the building of the house. This is
also the opinion of others in the locality.

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