These historic buildings, areas and landscapes provide valuable evidence of our social and economic history. Basing house historic site in basingstoke, basingstoke and. Buy a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton. Basing house is located in the village of old basing, approximately one mile east of the centre of the town of basingstoke, in the north of the english county. The ruins are a grade ii listed building and a scheduled monument. Basing house is home to many bats and we have a resident barn owl. Explore our collection of the best history books and discover your next read from penguin. A pictorial history pictorial history series barry stapleton on. These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with basingstoke, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place. In the late 1950s the school still did not have flush toilets. In its formative years basingstoke started out as a small market town at the time of the anglosaxons and was later referenced in the doomsday book as being a royal manor.
In september 2009 basingstoke heritage society organised a heritage. The county set was completed in four further volumes published in. Mussellwhite basingstoke builders from 1840 to 1960. Basingstoke market was mentioned in the domesday book of 1086, and it remained a small market town until the early 1960s. The house later passed to the chute family, who still own it today, though it is now cared for by the national trust. Through the john pinkerton canal cruises operation, it also raises money which is used to fund maintenance and improvement works. R pococke, travels through england ii, 1754, p 159 victoria history of the county of hampshire iv, 1911, pp 11521 c morris, the journeys of celia fiennes 1947, p 59 n pevsner and d lloyd, the buildings of england.
Call milestones museum all year on 01256 639550 to book group school visits, wedding, room and filming hire for basing house. Chineham house, basingstoke and deane 1231006 historic. This wealth was used to demolish what was left of basing house and to build nearby a new house at hackwood. In the mideighteenth century the vyne belonged to horace walpoles close friend john. In 18 worting house was inherited by harris bigg withers, whose claim to a place in literary history centres on his brief engagement to jane austen. The vyne in hampshire has been home to lords and ladies for five centuries. Basing house was a major tudor palace and castle in the village of old basing in the english county of hampshire. Basingstoke before redevelopment victoria county history. Basing house ruins, including the old house and the new. Basingstoke is recorded as a weekly market site in the domesday book, in 1086, and has held a regular wednesday market since 1214. And, once youve tasted our handcut, 30day aged steaks, youll understand why. American history textbooks can differ across the country, in ways that. Aug 08, 2018 the central purpose of history is to preserve the lives and deeds of people and, by extension, the homes and buildings in which they shaped the world we live in.
It has been a lifes ambition to write a comprehensive illustrated history of basingstoke and i am very pleased at what the publishers have achieved. Basingstoke in hampshire and its surrounding locations dont have a typical history of the mysterious as some places around the uk might have that puts it in the national psyche as a town known for its paranormal activity and hauntings, but it does still happen to house stories and mutterings of ghosts that have survived even the modern concrete and glass buildings of this 1960s london overflow. Hampshire and the isle of wight 1967, pp 889 garden history 15, no 2 1987, pp 94109 basing house, guide leaflet, nd. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Oct 01, 2001 buy the illustrated history of basingstoke first edition by attwood, arthur isbn. According to leland he laid the foundation of his knowledge at oxford.
In september 1645 it was stormed by oliver cromwell where his troops massacred the garrison. The school on milkingpen lane was the only school for miles. The panels you see here tell part of the story of the people of basingstoke. During the civil war, and the siege of basing house between 1643 and 1645, the town played host to large numbers of parliamentarians. In october 2010 we will be inviting families for a spooky dusk walk around our historical site. Basing, john dnb00 wikisource, the free online library. Full text of a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton. Download pdf a sketch of the history of holy ghost. Hampshire volume i was the very first vch red book volume to be completed, and the only one to be published during the lifetime of queen victoria, published on 1st january 1900.
House prices in oakridge road, basingstoke rg21 zoopla. By the time of the domesday book 1086, it had a population of about 200. With a brief account of the siege of basing house, a, parts 16431645 francis joseph baigent, james elwin millard on. Basing house ruins, including the old house and the new house is a grade ii listed building in basingstoke, hampshire, england. Buy a sketch of the history of holy ghost chapel, at. In basingstoke, there were 3 watermills, which ground grain to flour. During the civil war, and the siege of basing house between 1643 and 1645, the town played. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
The house retains its tudor chapel, with stained glass. Basingstoke and deane, hampshire, rg24 ii presbytery attached to church of the holy ghost basingstoke and deane, hampshire, rg21 ii ruins of chapel of the holy ghost basingstoke and deane, hampshire, rg21 ii ruins of chapel of the holy trinity basingstoke and deane, hampshire, rg21 ii st thomas house chapel. As the guardian of the basingstoke canal, the society promotes and campaigns for the sustainable future of the canal as a navigation. Brush up on your knowledge of everything from the vietnam war to the knights templar. The vyne was built for lord sandys, henry viiis lord chamberlain. It is an index to the known archaeological sites and finds, historic buildings, designed and historic landscapes, parks and gardens, and industrial monuments in the county. Further to my previous memory of basingstoke,and a reader mentioning odys groceries shop, i too remember it well, also yerburys hairdressers in winton sq and giffords store.
Basing house ruins basingstoke, hampshire, united kingdom. Basing house limited free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. We will look to share images and content where we reasonably can about the history of this fabulous north hampshire house now in the safekeeping of. Worting house basingstoke and deane hampshire south. Jane austen where she wrote her most famous novels at her home in a few miles from basingstoke where she lived for 25 years. The classic and classically hilarious judy blume has landed a home for her. We were fortunate enough to have been able to go to the orchestra of the age of enlightenments spring concert featuring a fabulous programme of mozarts last three symphonies nos.
It was developed rapidly after world war ii, along with various other towns in the united kingdom, in order to accommodate part of the london overspill as perceived under the greater london plan in 1944. Buy a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke. The prior history of the area on which this house stands is unclear. The anvil basingstoke 2020 all you need to know before. This did present some serious health issues and some of us became. The mission of the newbury historical society is to stimulate interest in and educate others about the history of newbury, new hampshire, and to support research by collecting and preserving documents and ephemera of historical significance such as photographic, genealogical, civic and business material. By the standards of the time, it was quite a large village. I am looking to complete some of my family history,my father was ernest john may,who died in 1970 he did have a brother george mayand a sister married name violet dyer,i am not sure if he had any other relations in or around basingstoke.
Anvil arts is the largest performing arts organisation in hampshire. The average house price in oakridge road, basingstoke rg21 is. Lamb brooks solicitors are an established legal practice in basingstoke, north hampshire operating for over 200 years. Latest basingstoke news, basingstoke sport, basingstoke property, entertainment, family announcements, cars, homes and business.
Hampshire main page historic county of england image right county flag of hampshire. Home hotels in hampshire oakley hall hotel basingstoke. Discover the many stories of basing house, a nationally important historical site. Basingstoke is the largest town in the administrative county of hampshire it is situated in south. Norfolk house, in basingstoke, hampshire, england, was the headquarters of the automobile association from the mid1990s until 2003. An account of basingstoke s civil defence service from a local newspaper poster showing decontamination of civilian clothing,1941 12m75ddc542 photograph of basingstoke arp officers and report centre workers, 1940s 7m901 photograph of southern railway emergency ambulance crews on duty at southampton docks 9m8682. Until the 18th century or even later, beer was the staple drink of most men and women at all levels of society.
Unearth the amazing stories of basing house, the nationally important ruins and grounds of the largest private house in tudor england, which suffered at the. Legal treatises, 18001926 includes over 20, 000 analytical, theoretical and practical. Basing house is located to the east of basingstoke in old basing. Basing house ruins, including the old house and the new house. Comprehending an account of another religious house, founded at the book online at best prices in india on. The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our enriching the list project. As well as that there was a tea shop on london rd, the good hostess and on hackwood rd i remember nancy noyes bookshop. Calleva atrebatum, now silchester, remains a rich source of material for archaeologists.
Read a sketch of the history of holy ghost chapel, at basingstoke in hampshire. This magnificent attraction dates from the norman period and was the site of the largest private house in tudor. With a brief account of the siege of basing house, a. Home to both basing house and the vyne, basingstoke s long history can be traced back to the doomsday book jane austen where she wrote her most famous novels at her home in a few miles from basingstoke where she lived for 25 years. Milestones museum basingstoke 2020 all you need to. It once rivalled hampton court palace in its size and opulence.
It has been around as a market town since the domesday book, but was developed as a new town, one of several constructed in the 1950s to accommodate overspill population from london. History of basingstoke, in basingstoke and deane and. Basingstoke gazette the latest news, sport and leisure. Basing house historic site in basingstoke, basingstoke. Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. The historic environment team is responsible for a wide range of key functions including. You can search for units that covered the particular location you are interested in by typing a postcode into our home page, or by using our historic maps section, zooming in, selecting the information option, and then clicking on your location. Basingstoke before redevelopment bob applin introduction the victoria county history project chose the basingstoke hundred as the pilot for the revision of its hampshire volumes originally published in 1911. Basingstoke is now a small town with a population of about 600 or 700. It was originally intended to replace fanum house as the aas hq, but ultimately the building was not large enough to accommodate all basingstoke based employees and both buildings operated concurrently. A history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton.
The classical portico on the north front, the first of its kind in england, was added in 1654 by inigo joness pupil john webb for the lawyer and politician chaloner chute. For small corrections to the list entry please see our minor amendments procedure. Over the years its been visited by tudor kings, been lived in by a speaker for the house of commons and sheltered in by second world war evacuees. This story was published by john millet soon after these harrowing events occurred date unknown and was later included in a history of ancient town and manor of basingstoke by f. View all restaurants near milestones museum on tripadvisor. Full text of a history of the ancient town and manor of.
Home to both basing house and the vyne, basingstokes long history can be traced back to the doomsday book. Basing house basing castle south east castles, forts. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. This ebook edition has been revised and updated with new research which was not available or was incomplete when the book was last revised in 1983. Buy a sketch of the history of holy ghost chapel, at basingstoke in hampshire.
Manydown park was more than just a country house and its inhabitants were more than merely local gentry. Old basing photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. For most of history, since he narrowly avoiding falling from heaven with lucifer, crowley has been working for the angelic corruption unit. An independent charitable trust, we run basingstoke s anvil, the haymarket and the for.
Legal treatises, 18001926 includes over 20, 000 analytical, theoretical and practical works. Those of us who grew up in the very rural villages around old basing in 1950s, had to travel to school in old basing, by school buses. The workhouse in basingstoke, hampshire the history of. Worting house, basingstoke and deane 39701 historic england. Millard 1889 which i bring to you from a little booklet i treasure created by the willis museum s. Visitors should use the car park detailed below which can be found off bartons lane. The mystery of the exploding teeth and other curiosities from the history of medicine. It is then a short walk from there to the great barn where tickets are purchased and then onto the earthworks of the castle. The illustrated history of basingstoke will be essential and eyeopening reading for every basingstoke resident, past and present.
The celts, danes and the saxons also settled in the area, with the latter giving their name to basingstoke. Today only parts of the basement or lower ground floor, plus the foundations and earthworks, remain. The archaeology and historic buildings record ahbr is the historic environment record for hampshire. More recently basingstoke has an important industrial heritage as home to both burberrys, thornycroft and the aa.
Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of old basing. The basingstoke union workhouse was built in 18356 at a site to the east of the basingstoke on the north side of the basing road. The architect was sampson kempthorne who was the architect of many early union workhouses including those for the andover, droxford, new forest and winchester unions. Online shopping for books from a great selection of europe, americas, world. The areas tudor past can be seen to this day in the ruins of basing house which stand in the village of old basing just outside the main urban sprawl of basingstoke. The vyne, basingstoke, hampshire historic hampshire guide. Originally a norman ringwork fortification, basing house formerly basing castle was extensively rebuilt by sir william paulet into an elaborate tudor mansion. Browse our latest titles in the history category to discover your next read from. The basingstoke archaeological and historical society is a charity whose aims are to promote the study and understanding of the archaeology and history of basingstoke and its surrounding area. Tea and coffee were expensive luxuries while water might well carry disease. The vyne is a beautiful tudor house built in 15001520 for william, lord sandys, lord chamberlain to henry viii. But dont just take our word for it, book a table at your local restaurant and decide for yourself. A timeline of the history of basingstoke local histories.
Brief history of the house at the vyne national trust. Basingstoke photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Listed buildings in basingstoke and deane norden ward. Read a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton. This ended up being far more boring than he hoped it would be, but things change when he is assigned to go undercover on earth. Please note that these units are listed here because their boundaries covered the point location we hold for basingstoke. During the civil war it was hastily refortified and became a key outpost surrounding the royalist capital at oxford. Find average house prices, current average values and other historic property data with the uks largest datadriven property portal. More recently basingstoke has an important industrial heritage as home to both burberrys, thornycroft and. From prehistory to the present day by stokes, eric, applin, bob, applin, barbara isbn.
Throughout the 70s and 80s it was often considered a joke dull town with nothing to offer and had very little to entertain. With a brief account of the siege of basing house, a volume 164 9781230282541 by baigent, francis joseph and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Who knows what you will find walking around the grounds of basing house. Basing house limited filing history free information from. Worting park worting house hampshire garden trust research. Abandoned by the romans, it is one of the bestpreserved walled towns in the country. The army the duchy of warsaw 18071814 was first published as the army of poland 180714 in 1980 and has been out of print since 1984. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. A history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in. Basingstoke is an old market town expanded in the mid 1960s as a result of an agreement between london county council and hampshire county council. Our ability to adapt to the changing needs of our clients has been paramount to our successful delivery of quality legal services to individuals and business clients. We have acquired a 1888 edition, its a beautiful history of a house and what a house, a family with links across the county and country, with beautiful engravings, a treasure we must surely keep. We were established in 1971 and have been actively involved in archaeological and historical research projects within the basingstoke and north hampshire.1008 746 1326 262 1532 1326 528 213 1107 565 1030 1251 1312 758 464 272 706 554 881 1164 867 530 1304 817 956 693 997 499 952 195 403 1178 1068 1005 1463 1427 34 1352 734 395 516 1123 263 421