Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Basing. You may be able to find further references to Basing in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Basing parish Bartholomew
Old Basing village Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Basing.

Place Type of entry Source
WATER-END a tything Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Basing within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Wiltshire and Hampshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 3: Hampshire and Surrey 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 3, Part 1: London to Winchester 1
Celia Fiennes Moving to London 1
Celia Fiennes Hampshire and the Isle of Wight 1
Thomas Pennant Nantwich 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Chineham 0 2
Andwell 0 2
Mapledurwell 0 2
Eastrop 0 2
Sherfield on Loddon 0 2
Up Nately 0 3
Sherborne St John 0 2
Nately Scures 0 2
Basingstoke 16 3
Newnham 0 2
Tunworth 0 2
Greywell 0 2
Hartley Wespall 0 2
Rotherwick 0 2
Monk Sherborne 0 4
Cliddesden 0 2
Hook 0 2
Bramley 0 2
Winslade 0 2
Upton Gray 1 2