Bibliography

An attempt to bring together the major publications relating to Basing House. This bibliography is by no means complete, but gives an initial reading list for those interested in the history of excavation of the site.

Excavation History with Publications

1875- 1911 Excavation BASING HOUSE

Several small sites excavated over a number of years. Finds Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Director of fieldwork: Lord Bolton (site owner)

Reference: Post-medieval archaeology: the journal of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology 4, 1970, 37

Available at: Hartley Library Per C-F

Reference: Proceedings of the Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society 7, 1914-16, 2:30-31

Available at: Hartley Library Cope Collection

Full report: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London 6, 1876, 461-5

Available at: Hartley Library H.F.C. per CC 23

Reference: Victoria County History of Hampshire 4, 117-9

Available at: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56763&strquery=basing

Reference: Jeans, G.E., 1906. Memorials of Old Hampshire: 251

Available at: http://archive.org/details/memorialsofoldha00jeanrich

Peers, C., Sir. 1909. On the excavation of the site of Basing House, Hampshire. Extract from Archaeologia, Society of Antiquaries, 61: 553-564

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope quarto BAS 93

1900’s Excavation BASING HOUSE

Director of fieldwork: SIR C R Peers

Full report: Archaeologia: or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity Society of Antiquaries of London. 61, 1909, 553-64

Available at: Hartley Library Per C-F

Reference: Post-medieval archaeology: the journal of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology 4, 1970, 33

Available at: Hartley Library Per C-F

1965 Excavation NEW HOUSE (BASING HOUSE)

Director of fieldwork: G K Miller

Note: Medieval archaeology: journal of the Society for Medieval Archaeology 10, 1966, 190

Available at: Hartley Library Per C-F

1978- 1983 Excavation BASING HOUSE

Finds Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Archive Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Auspices: Hampshire County Museum Service; Director of fieldwork: K Barton; Director of fieldwork: R T Schadla-Hall

Note: Archaeology in Hampshire, annual report Hampshire County Council , 1979

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93 and H.F.C. per quarto DA 670.H2

Note: Archaeology in Hampshire, annual report Hampshire County Council , 1980-1, 21-4

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93 and H.F.C. per quarto DA 670.H2

Note: Archaeology in Hampshire, annual report Hampshire County Council , 1982

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93 and H.F.C. per quarto DA 670.H2

Note: Archaeology in Hampshire, annual report Hampshire County Council , 1983

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93 and H.F.C. per quarto DA 670.H2

Note: Archaeology north: the news bulletin of the Council for British Archaeology Regional Group Three18, 1984, 316

Report: Allen, D., Anderson, S., 1999. Basing House, Hampshire. Excavations 1978-1991, Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society Monograph Series

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope quarto BAS 93

Note: Council for British Archaeology Group 12: Newsletter October 1987

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93

Note: Council for British Archaeology Group 12: Newsletter September 1980

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93

Note: Post-medieval archaeology : the journal of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology 18, 1984

Available at: Hartley Library Per C-F

Note: Rescue news: the newspaper of RESCUE, the British Archaeological Trust, Trust for British Archaeology and Council for British Archaeology 20, 1979, 10

                Available at: Not available

1987- 1988 Excavation BASING HOUSE (WALLED GARDEN)

Finds Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Director of fieldwork: D Allen; Auspices: Hampshire County Museum Service

Note: Archaeology in Hampshire, annual report Hampshire County Council , 1988, 27-29 For 1987

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93 and H.F.C. per quarto DA 670.H2 

Report: Allen, D., Anderson, S., 1999. Basing House, Hampshire. Excavations 1978-1991, Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society Monograph Series

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope quarto BAS 93

1990- 1991 Excavation BASING HOUSE (NEW HOUSE)

Excavations on the surviving parts of the North range of the New House. Finds Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Director of fieldwork: D Allen; Archive Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Auspices: Hampshire County Museum Service

Interim report: Archaeology in Hampshire, annual report Hampshire County Council 1991, Annual Report for 1990

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93 and H.F.C. per quarto DA 670.H2 

Report:  Allen, D., Anderson, S., 1999. Basing House, Hampshire. Excavations 1978-1991, Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society Monograph Series

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope quarto BAS 93

Note: Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society section newsletters 17, Spring 1992

                Available at: Hartley Library H.F.C. per DA 670.H2

1992 Geophysical Survey BASING HOUSE

Survey type: Resistivity: recorded grid; Survey type: Resistivity profile: multiple traverse; For Hampshire Museums, to define the extent of the buried remains of a walled garden; Auspices: Ancient Monuments Laboratory Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission; Archive Holder: Ancient Monuments Laboratory Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission

AML Survey Database Reference No.: 349

Available at: DETAILS ONLY, full report not available – http://sdb2.eng-h.gov.uk/visitdetails.asp?visit=349

1999 Evaluation BASING HOUSE (TIME TEAM)

Geophysical survey (EHGSDB Visit No: 1680) and trial trenching to locate the Duke of Bolton’s mansion at The Grange recorded the remains of brick wall foundations, floor and yard surfaces and garden features of 16th-17th century date. The results are to be incorporated into a new 5-year programme of survey and excavation from Easter 2000 (Event 1324859). Finds Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Auspices: Geophysical Surveys of Bradford; Funding Body/Financier: Channel Four Television;  Archive Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Auspices: Time Team

Reference: Basingstoke Archaeological and Historical Society newsletter 150, February 2000

Available at: Not currently available

Reference: Council for British Archaeology Group 12: Newsletter October 2000

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93

Full report: Geophysical Surveys of Bradford, Reports Shiel D, 1999, Geophysical survey at Basing House, Hampshire, Report No 1999, 50. doi: 10.5284, 1000799

Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/greylit/details.cfm?id=2937

1999 Geophysical Survey BASING HOUSE II

EHGSDB Visit No: 2039. Resistivity survey identified possible atructures between the northern side of the Outer Bailey and the former Basingstoke Canal. Auspices: Geophysical Surveys of Bradford; Archive Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Funding Body/Financier: Wessex Archaeology

Full report: Shiel, D., 1999. Geophysical Survey at Basing House, Hampshire. Thornton, Bradford: Geophysical Surveys of Bradford (GSB Prospection), Report No. 1999, 50. doi: 10.5284, 1000799

Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/greylit/details.cfm?id=2937

2000- 2002 Excavation BASING HOUSE (THE GRANGE)

Excavation of a single trench parallel with The Street followed Time Team work (Event 1304620) and revealed firm evidence for the Duke of Bolton’s late 17th century mansion, as well as an earlier chalk-floored building of apparent Tudor date.  Now ongoing training excavation. Director of fieldwork: D Allen; Auspices: Basingstoke Archaeological and Historical Society; Auspices: Hampshire County Museum Service; Archive Holder: Basingstoke Archaeological and Historical Society; Finds Holder: Basingstoke Archaeological and Historical Society

Note: Basingstoke Archaeological Society and Field Club Newsletter 155, May 2001

Available at: Not currently available

Interim report: Council for British Archaeology Group 12: Newsletter October 2000

Available at: Hartley Library Cope per quarto 93

Interim report: Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society newsletter 34, Autumn 2000

Available at: Hartley Library H.F.C. per DA 670.H2

Note: Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society newsletter 36, Autumn 2001

Available at: Hartley Library H.F.C. per DA 670.H2

Interim report: Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society newsletter 38, Autumn 2002

Available at: Hartley Library H.F.C. per DA 670.H2

2005 Excavation BASING HOUSE (THE GRANGE)

Excavation found what appeared to be a complex of cellars that may have been linked to two buildings on the estate. Finds Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Director of fieldwork: D Allen; Archive Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Auspices: Hampshire Field Club

Report: Allen, D., 2005. Basing House – The Grange – 2005 Excavation, Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society Newsletter 44 – Autumn 2005.

Available at: http://www.fieldclub.hants.org.uk/publications/news44/arch44a.html

2009 Survey – project BASING HOUSE, OLD BASING

Finds Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Archive Holder: Hampshire County Museum Service; Auspices: English Heritage Centre for Archaeology, Fort Cumberland

Report: HCC, 2008. Basing House Archaeology 2008 – Community excavation 24 May to 13 June, Hampshire County Council.

Available at: http://www3.hants.gov.uk/basing-house/bh-archaeology/basing-dig-2008.htm

Full report: Centre for Archaeology Report series: Dungworth ,D., 2009. Basing House, Old Basing and Lychpit, Hampshire: chemical analysis of excavated window glass: technology report. Report No 92-2009.

Available at: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/greylit/details.cfm?id=8320

Report: HCC, 2009. Basing House West Gatehouse Excavations 2009, Interim Report, Hampshire County Council.

Available at: http://www3.hants.gov.uk/basing-house/bh-archaeology/basing-house-excavations-2.htm

Other Publications

Adair, J.E., 1981. They Saw It Happen: Contemporary Accounts of the Siege of Basing House, Hampshire County Council Recreation Department: Winchester

Available at: One copy held by Nicole Beale

Holder, J. H., 1976. Basing House, Winchester County Recreation Department: Winchester

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope BAS 72 BAS

French, G., 1970. The Siege of Basing House, Hove Shirley Press: Hove

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope BAS 92

Warren, W.T., 1908 (2nd Ed. 1924). The story of the great siege of Basing House, Basingstoke News: Basingstoke

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope BAS 92

Baigent, F.J., 1889. A history of the ancient town and manor of Basingstoke in the county of Southampton: with a brief account of the siege of Basing House, C.J.Jacob: Basingstoke

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope BAS 92

Godwin, G.N., 1882. The civil war in Hampshire (1642-45), and the story of Basing House, Stock: London, 1973 edition: Laurence Oxley: Alresford

Available at: Hartley Library – Cope cabinet 94, Cope 92 (2nd Ed., 1904), (facsimile, 1973) and online at: http://www.archive.org/details/civilwarinhampsh00godwrich

Jefferson, J., 1815. Aimez Loyaulte: the History of Basing House in Hampshire, J. Chandler: Basingstoke

Available at: Hartley Library – Rare Books Cope BAS 92, Rare Books Cope SIL 93 (3rd ed.)

Anon. nd. Histories of Silchester and Basing House, 85030732

Available at: Hartley Library – Rare Books Cope SIL 93

Archival Materials

Map: Part of a 2nd edition 25″ Ordnance Survey map (Hants sheet 19.5) showing Basing House and surrounding area. Date: c1897. Collection: Bolton of Hackwood [Powlett family, Marquesses of Winchester and Dukes of Bolton]

Available at: HRO FindingNo: 11M49/E/B1/26

Plans: Plans and elevations of house in Basing House as existing (Wallis and Smith of Basingstoke). Date: Jul 1914. Collection: Bolton of Hackwood [Powlett family, Marquesses of Winchester and Dukes of Bolton]

Available at: HRO FindingNo: 11M49/E/B1/28

Plan: Coloured plan of the citadel and immediately surrounding area at Basing House. Date: nd. Description: Plan is on tracing paper. Collection: Bolton of Hackwood [Powlett family, Marquesses of Winchester and Dukes of Bolton]

Available at: HRO FindingNo: 11M49/E/B1/30

Map: Map of the Duke of Bolton’s lands in Old Basing entitled ‘Map the Second’ covering the southern area of the parish showing the site of Basing House, the northern perimeter of Hackwood Park, Huage House, Morneham Barne and Mapledurwell Hatch. Date: mid 18th century. Description: Most of the area is covered by strips. It is one of a series of 6 maps (11M49/E/P5-10). Some of the fields and strips have alpha-numeric references, but there is no key. Other owners of property are indicated. Acreages and names of fields and buildings are sometimes given; these details appear to have been added later. The scales of the maps vary, but are in the region of 10 poles to half an inch. The surveyor may be assumed to be William Godson (see 11M49/E/P1). The maps are drawn in ink on papers with cloth backing. Collection: Bolton of Hackwood [Powlett family, Marquesses of Winchester and Dukes of Bolton]

Available at: HRO FindingNo: 11M49/E/P6.

Document: Copy of a recovery relating to Basing House and other lands in Hampshire, Trinity 1652. Date: 1652. Description: Basing House, and other manors; Collection: Bolton of Hackwood [Powlett family, Marquesses of Winchester and Dukes of Bolton]

Available at: HRO FindingNo: 11M49/E/T3.

Images

Etching: Garrison Gate, Basing House, Old Basing. Subject Date: about 1800. Creator: Derek Dine. Owner: Hampshire Library and Information Service

Available at: http://www.hantsphere.org.uk/ixbin/hixclient.exe?a=query&p=hants&f=generic_objectrecord_postsearch.htm&_IXFIRST_=1&_IXMAXHITS_=1&m=advanced_sform&title=basing%20house&tc1=i&tc2=e&partner=hants&s=zQa1oaic8kL

Etching: Aerial view of Basing House ruins, Basing. Subject Date: early 1960s. Creator: Aerofilms. Owner: Hampshire Library and Information Service

Available at: http://www.hantsphere.org.uk/ixbin/hixclient.exe?a=query&p=hants&f=generic_objectrecord_postsearch.htm&_IXFIRST_=2&_IXMAXHITS_=1&m=advanced_sform&title=basing%20house&tc1=i&tc2=e&partner=hants&s=zQa1oaic8kL

Etching: A key to an engraving by J G Murray of the painting by Charles Landseer, ‘The plundering of Basing House, Hants, taken and destroyed by Oliver Cromwell, 14 October 1645, after a siege of two years’. Subject Date: 1840. Creator: Charles Landseer; John George Murray; Mary Parkes. Owner: Hampshire Library and Information Service

Available at: http://www.hantsphere.org.uk/ixbin/hixclient.exe?a=query&p=hants&f=generic_objectrecord_postsearch.htm&_IXFIRST_=3&_IXMAXHITS_=1&m=advanced_sform&title=basing%20house&tc1=i&tc2=e&partner=hants&s=zQa1oaic8kL

Etching: Basing House from a very ancient drawing. Subject Date: About 1600.Owner: Hampshire Library and Information Service

Available at: http://www.hantsphere.org.uk/ixbin/hixclient.exe?a=query&p=hants&f=generic_objectrecord_postsearch.htm&_IXFIRST_=4&_IXMAXHITS_=1&m=advanced_sform&title=basing%20house&tc1=i&tc2=e&partner=hants&s=zQa1oaic8kL

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