Like most communities Dunster suffered heavy losses in the First World war although at least one man survived only to die during the Second World W
Victorian Asylum to Psychiatric Hospital
The 233 names on the town memorial represent only a small proportion of Basingstoke men who died serving in the First World War.
Thursday market was granted in 1219 & 1252 to the lord of Amesbury manor, Saturday market in 1317 to Amesbury priory, Wednesday market in 1614
Stonehenge airfield landing ground between the Shrewton & Exeter roads west of Stonehenge was opened in 1917 for training bomber pilots.