Basingstoke, Hampshire

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Basingstoke is a town in Hampshire

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.

Basingstoke in historic gazetteers

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.

Basingstoke in the Domesday Book

A village in Basingstoke hundred, in the county of Hampshire.

Two manors recorded in Domesday.

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