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Basingstoke: A Pictorial History Robert K. Brown

Basingstoke: A Pictorial History

Robert K. Brown

Published 1994
ISBN : 9780850338997
Hardcover
128 pages
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Basingstoke was transformed in the 1960s, from a typical small town - little changed in generations - into the near-city of today: [a] product of the Town Development scheme and massive re-development, involving the almost total demolition of theMoreBasingstoke was transformed in the 1960s, from a typical small town - little changed in generations - into the near-city of today: [a] product of the Town Development scheme and massive re-development, involving the almost total demolition of the ancient town centre. Fortunately, the author made a complete pictorial record of the town as he had known it since he was a child. He has also kept a written record of the life of the town, not least through the War years and into the period of its development into a new town.