Basingstoke


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Ba·sing·stoke

 (bā′zĭng-stōk′)
A town of south-central England on the North Downs west-southwest of London. Mentioned as a royal manor in the Domesday Book, it was long a market center for silk and woolen textiles.

Basingstoke

(ˈbeɪzɪŋˌstəʊk)
n
(Placename) a town in S England, in N Hampshire. Pop: 90 171 (2001)
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There will be nobody but ourselves, unless we have a mind to have the landlord; for I have sent Parson Supple down to Basingstoke after my tobacco-box, which I left at an inn there, and I would not lose it for the world; for it is an old acquaintance of above twenty years' standing.
At Weybridge, the Wey (a pretty little stream, navigable for small boats up to Guildford, and one which I have always been making up my mind to explore, and never have), the Bourne, and the Basingstoke Canal all enter the Thames together.
Tenders are invited for invitation to tender for structural works and replacement roof coverings and cladding at bdbc depot, wade road , basingstoke
Basingstoke could have taken the lead early on but Sam Argent's bicycle kick was parried from danger.
Basingstoke, United Kingdom, November 17, 2011 --(PR.
The former Bishop of Llandaff School pupil has committed to the Devils for the 2011-12 season, having left South Wales to play for Hampshire club Basingstoke Bison midway through last term.
But we all scoff at the foolishness of people who are too quick to ignore the delights of the West Midlands, so maybe we should be more open to what Basingstoke has to offer.
PATIENTS AT Vision Savers in Basingstoke have voiced their concern at the sudden closure of the practice.
Christopher Waite, 35, from Basingstoke, Hampshire, hid the youngster, then aged 12, at his house and helped him escape from a secure unit, Winchester Crown Court heard.
0 TOP of the table County held off the challenge of fifth placed Basingstoke to return to their winning ways after their first defeat in 21 games at Staines four days earlier.
The restructuring programme at trade moulder Holloid Plastics in Basingstoke has paid dividends and the company has seen sales increase by 50 per cent over the past six months.