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. Throughout the 70s and 80s it was often considered a joke dull town with nothing to offer and had very little to entertain. A history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in. Basingstoke photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Call milestones museum all year on 01256 639550 to book group school visits, wedding, room and filming hire for basing house. Basingstoke is recorded as a weekly market site in the domesday book, in 1086, and has held a regular wednesday market since 1214.
Browse our latest titles in the history category to discover your next read from. The illustrated history of basingstoke will be essential and eyeopening reading for every basingstoke resident, past and present. Millard 1889 which i bring to you from a little booklet i treasure created by the willis museum s. More recently basingstoke has an important industrial heritage as home to both burberrys, thornycroft and. 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. In september 1645 it was stormed by oliver cromwell where his troops massacred the garrison. Basing house ruins, including the old house and the new. Jane austen where she wrote her most famous novels at her home in a few miles from basingstoke where she lived for 25 years. But dont just take our word for it, book a table at your local restaurant and decide for yourself.
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. Find average house prices, current average values and other historic property data with the uks largest datadriven property portal. 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. Worting park worting house hampshire garden trust research. House prices in oakridge road, basingstoke rg21 zoopla. American history textbooks can differ across the country, in ways that. Calleva atrebatum, now silchester, remains a rich source of material for archaeologists. Buy a sketch of the history of holy ghost chapel, at. A timeline of the history of basingstoke local histories.
Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. 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. This did present some serious health issues and some of us became. Milestones museum basingstoke 2020 all you need to. The house retains its tudor chapel, with stained glass. 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. Basing house basing castle south east castles, forts. Mussellwhite basingstoke builders from 1840 to 1960. Chineham house, basingstoke and deane 1231006 historic. Comprehending an account of another religious house, founded at the book online at best prices in india on. Basing, john dnb00 wikisource, the free online library. Buy a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton. During the civil war, and the siege of basing house between 1643 and 1645, the town played.
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. Buy a sketch of the history of holy ghost chapel, at basingstoke in hampshire. In october 2010 we will be inviting families for a spooky dusk walk around our historical site. Basing house is located to the east of basingstoke in old basing. In september 2009 basingstoke heritage society organised a heritage. Anvil arts is the largest performing arts organisation in hampshire. For small corrections to the list entry please see our minor amendments procedure.
Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. View all restaurants near milestones museum on tripadvisor. This wealth was used to demolish what was left of basing house and to build nearby a new house at hackwood. 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. Hampshire main page historic county of england image right county flag of hampshire. 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. 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. Basingstoke gazette the latest news, sport and leisure. From prehistory to the present day by stokes, eric, applin, bob, applin, barbara isbn. The house later passed to the chute family, who still own it today, though it is now cared for by the national trust. An independent charitable trust, we run basingstoke s anvil, the haymarket and the for. With a brief account of the siege of basing house, a. Listed buildings in basingstoke and deane norden ward. 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. 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. The panels you see here tell part of the story of the people of basingstoke. The ruins are a grade ii listed building and a scheduled monument. These historic buildings, areas and landscapes provide valuable evidence of our social and economic history. 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. History of basingstoke, in basingstoke and deane and. 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. 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. Hampshire and the isle of wight 1967, pp 889 garden history 15, no 2 1987, pp 94109 basing house, guide leaflet, nd. 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. The workhouse in basingstoke, hampshire the history of. Who knows what you will find walking around the grounds of basing house.
The prior history of the area on which this house stands is unclear. The vyne was built for lord sandys, henry viiis lord chamberlain. Discover the many stories of basing house, a nationally important historical site. With a brief account of the siege of basing house, a, parts 16431645 francis joseph baigent, james elwin millard on. Read a sketch of the history of holy ghost chapel, at basingstoke in hampshire.
Basingstoke is now a small town with a population of about 600 or 700. 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. For most of history, since he narrowly avoiding falling from heaven with lucifer, crowley has been working for the angelic corruption unit. Lamb brooks solicitors are an established legal practice in basingstoke, north hampshire operating for over 200 years. 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. Home to both basing house and the vyne, basingstokes long history can be traced back to the doomsday book. 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. Basing house was a major tudor palace and castle in the village of old basing in the english county of hampshire. 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. 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 following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our enriching the list project.
As the guardian of the basingstoke canal, the society promotes and campaigns for the sustainable future of the canal as a navigation. Oct 01, 2001 buy the illustrated history of basingstoke first edition by attwood, arthur isbn. As well as that there was a tea shop on london rd, the good hostess and on hackwood rd i remember nancy noyes bookshop. The archaeology and historic buildings record ahbr is the historic environment record for hampshire.
It is then a short walk from there to the great barn where tickets are purchased and then onto the earthworks of the castle. 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. 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. 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.
Today only parts of the basement or lower ground floor, plus the foundations and earthworks, remain. And, once youve tasted our handcut, 30day aged steaks, youll understand why. Full text of a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton. Explore our collection of the best history books and discover your next read from penguin.
Old basing photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. 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. Until the 18th century or even later, beer was the staple drink of most men and women at all levels of society. 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. In the late 1950s the school still did not have flush toilets. 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.
A history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton. 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. The mystery of the exploding teeth and other curiosities from the history of medicine. 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. By the standards of the time, it was quite a large village. During the civil war it was hastily refortified and became a key outpost surrounding the royalist capital at oxford. Originally a norman ringwork fortification, basing house formerly basing castle was extensively rebuilt by sir william paulet into an elaborate tudor mansion. Manydown park was more than just a country house and its inhabitants were more than merely local gentry. Legal treatises, 18001926 includes over 20, 000 analytical, theoretical and practical works. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. During the civil war, and the siege of basing house between 1643 and 1645, the town played host to large numbers of parliamentarians. The school on milkingpen lane was the only school for miles. Basing house historic site in basingstoke, basingstoke.
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. The vyne is a beautiful tudor house built in 15001520 for william, lord sandys, lord chamberlain to henry viii. The anvil basingstoke 2020 all you need to know before. In the mideighteenth century the vyne belonged to horace walpoles close friend john. Basing house ruins basingstoke, hampshire, united kingdom. The celts, danes and the saxons also settled in the area, with the latter giving their name to basingstoke. Legal treatises, 18001926 includes over 20, 000 analytical, theoretical and practical. Latest basingstoke news, basingstoke sport, basingstoke property, entertainment, family announcements, cars, homes and business. By the time of the domesday book 1086, it had a population of about 200.
Basingstoke market was mentioned in the domesday book of 1086, and it remained a small market town until the early 1960s. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Worting house basingstoke and deane hampshire south. Brush up on your knowledge of everything from the vietnam war to the knights templar. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of old basing. Tea and coffee were expensive luxuries while water might well carry disease.
Basing house ruins, including the old house and the new house is a grade ii listed building in basingstoke, hampshire, england. Basing house ruins, including the old house and the new house. Basing house is home to many bats and we have a resident barn owl. 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. Brief history of the house at the vyne national trust. Basing house historic site in basingstoke, basingstoke and. 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. 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. Basingstoke before redevelopment victoria county history. 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. Read a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke in the county of southampton. According to leland he laid the foundation of his knowledge at oxford. It once rivalled hampton court palace in its size and opulence. Online shopping for books from a great selection of europe, americas, world.
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. 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. The vyne in hampshire has been home to lords and ladies for five centuries. Through the john pinkerton canal cruises operation, it also raises money which is used to fund maintenance and improvement works. 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. The county set was completed in four further volumes published in. This magnificent attraction dates from the norman period and was the site of the largest private house in tudor.
We were established in 1971 and have been actively involved in archaeological and historical research projects within the basingstoke and north hampshire. Full text of a history of the ancient town and manor of. Home hotels in hampshire oakley hall hotel basingstoke. Abandoned by the romans, it is one of the bestpreserved walled towns in the country. 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. A pictorial history pictorial history series barry stapleton on. Buy a history of the ancient town and manor of basingstoke. The classic and classically hilarious judy blume has landed a home for her. Download pdf a sketch of the history of holy ghost. 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.
Please note that these units are listed here because their boundaries covered the point location we hold for basingstoke. More recently basingstoke has an important industrial heritage as home to both burberrys, thornycroft and the aa. The average house price in oakridge road, basingstoke rg21 is. Basing house limited filing history free information from. Visitors should use the car park detailed below which can be found off bartons lane. Basing house limited free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. In basingstoke, there were 3 watermills, which ground grain to flour.
The vyne, basingstoke, hampshire historic hampshire guide. Worting house, basingstoke and deane 39701 historic england. 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. The historic environment team is responsible for a wide range of key functions including.1505 18 775 138 1087 1000 1279 653 1515 446 588 1180 1340 932 749 883 1576 1357 932 939 1025 1352 376 849 874 1147 1209 740 595 571 135 76 634 506 1180 564 609 1024 69 1429 875 643