Old Basing

VCH Volume: 
Hampshire New Series Vol II
Hampshire Field Club sponsored research on Old Basing

Old Basing is a large village, situated just east of Basingstoke. It is famous for Basing House, an aerial view of the ruins of which is depicted in the Hampshire county banner above. Basing House, the home of the royalist, marquess of Winchester, was under siege for two years during the English Civil War before being taken by Oliver Cromwell in 1645.

These are drafts texts which will be altered before publication.Manors and Religious History have been funded by a grant from Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society.