Transcript of the description for Bothenhampton from Kelly's Directory of Dorset, 1889

Bothenhampton (Baunton) is a parish, forming a suburb of Bridport, which it adjoins, and bounded on the west by Bridport harbour, in the Western division of the county, liberty of Loders, Bridport union, petty sessional division and county court district, and chiefly in the Bridport municipal borough, rural deanery of Bridport, archdeaconry of Dorset and diocese of Salisbury.