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Old Basing


Content derived from research undertaken as part of the Victoria County History project

Standing on a hill above the marshy valley of the Loddon, Basing House has long been the site of human habitation.  I

This is part of ongoing study of Basingstoke Union and Workhouse.

Basingstoke Poor Law Union was established in May 1835, under the new Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834.