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Bonny Bank



Location #2730
City: Whitby
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Status: Abandoned
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Created By:spydrgyrl
Creation Date: 5/18/2011
Last Updated: 5/18/2011
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As you drive west along Taunton Road you will come upon the ruins of the former farm of John Madill. In 1841, John settled on concession 4, lots 34 and 35. There he built a farm which he named Bonny Bank. A drawing of Bonny Bank is featured in the Illustrated Atlas of the County of Ontario. A farmer and stock breeder, John was born in Toronto Township.

All that remains today are the ruins of the stone homestead, as well as a silo which was probably built after 1877 as it does not appear in the Canadian County Atlas. You can find the ruins on the northeast corner of Taunton Road and Halls Road.



Bonny Bank
Bonny Bank
Created on:5/18/2011
Created by: spydrgyrl
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spydrgyrl
spydrgyrl 6/4/2011 5:33:18 PM

You would never know now that this beautiful farmstead once stood there.

clay70
clay70 5/18/2011 8:50:04 PM

i had to turn around here on sunday..lol


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