Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Basingstoke within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Basingstoke .-- mun. bor. and market town, N. Hants, 14½ miles SW. of Reading, 27 miles NE. of Southampton, and 48 miles SW. of London by rail, 4172 ac., pop. 6681; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday. It is connected with London by two canals; good trade in corn, malt, and timber.
A village in Basingstoke hundred, in the county of Hampshire.
Two manors recorded in Domesday.