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Fonthill House Golf Course, Salisbury. (1890s)

The report below shows evidence of an 18-hole golf course laid out by Tom Dunn in July 1891.

 

Fonthill House Golf Course, Salisbury. Report on the 18-hole course in July 1891.

“Golf” Friday 10 July 1891. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

It seems that there was a course at the Ranche , a wooden summer house in the 4000 acre woodland north of the house, made for Mrs Mabel Morrison.

Ordnance Survey Map from the 1890/1990s showing Fonthill House.

 

Fonthill House Golf Course, Salisbury. Fonthill House on the 1890/1900s O.S. Map.

O.S. Map Revised 1899 to 1900; © Crown Copyright {year of publication 1901}.