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The Battle of Basing goes with a bang!

In August 2010, the Sealed Knot Society staged a spectacular Civil War re-enactment to celebrate the re-opening of Basing House after its development.

Battle of Basing re-enactment

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  • Sealed Knot in battle
  • Visitors watching the battle
  • Roundheads on horseback
  • Sealed Knot mother and children in costume
  • Sealed Knot firing cannon
  • Watching Punch and Judy show
  • Visitors and Sealed Knot near the Great Barn
  • Sealed Knot tent encampment

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Hampshire County Council wishes to thank Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council, the Trustees of Basingstoke Common, MLA Renaissance and the Heritage Lottery Fund for their generous support for the 'Battle of Basing' event