Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Letcombe Bassett, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Letcombe Bassett

Historic Maps of Letcombe Bassett and the local area.

Memories of Letcombe Bassett
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Read and share your memories of Letcombe Bassett itself or of a particular photo of Letcombe Bassett.

I was a farrier in Letcombe Bassett from 1964 till 1986. We had three grand national winners; Well To Do - 1972, Ben Nevis -1980 and Last Suspect in 1985. We all had a great time when the horses came back, the whole village turned out. We put bunting in the street and free drinks. In the (...Read full memory)

My grandfather, John Carstairs, moved to Whatcombe after partition in  Ireland. He had been Land Steward for Captain Cliff of Belle Vue, Wexford but was described on his death certificate (1931) as formerly electrician at racing stables. He lived at  Whatcombe Cottages. After his death, the family moved to Fawley. (...Read full memory)