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Strattonborough Castle Farm with it's sham castle facing north. Photo by Neil B. Maw
The man widely believed to have built the farm, Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 2nd Earl of Radnor. Photo courtesy of Salisbury Guildhall
Strattonborough Castle Farm with its handsome barn. Photo by Neil B. Maw
Strattonborough Castle Farm facing north, widely believed to have been a curiosity for viewers in Coleshill House. Photo by Neil B. Maw

Strattonborough Castle Farm

This farm is curious in that it has been built with a sham castle facing to the north. It is widely believed to have been built by Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, the 2nd Earl of Radnor, as an eye-catcher view from Coleshill House. (See N351) However, there is no definitive documentary evidence to support it. 

To read an article in PDF format containing what is known about its history to date please go HERE

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    1792 - 1940
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