Basingstoke from above - aerial photo shows part of town in 1930

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke from above - aerial photo shows part of town in 1930 Basingstoke from above - aerial photo shows part of town in 1930

THIS aerial photograph was taken over an area of Basingstoke in 1930, and is part of English Heritage’s collection of one million images.

It is the third image The Gazette has uploaded from Britain from Above, which presents the unique Aerofilms collection of images taken from 1919 to 1953.

This is just one of the numerous photographs from the collection which were taken over areas of Basingstoke and Deane.

Can you tell where it is?

Let us know by leaving a comment in the box below, and we will reveal the correct answer on Monday.

Another image from the collection, showing an area of Basingstoke and Deane, will be uploaded next Friday.

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12:36pm Fri 11 Jul 14

Sam_Walker123456 says...

Park Prewett Hospital.
Park Prewett Hospital. Sam_Walker123456
  • Score: 6

2:32pm Fri 11 Jul 14

Folkestone Saint says...

I used to go conkering there when I was a lad, and used to go out with a girl who lived in the houses in the bottom left of the picture, I have also said to my own children " I remember when this used to be all fields" and where my dog Penny and I used to play for hours, happy days.
Oh and yes it's PP hospital
I used to go conkering there when I was a lad, and used to go out with a girl who lived in the houses in the bottom left of the picture, I have also said to my own children " I remember when this used to be all fields" and where my dog Penny and I used to play for hours, happy days. Oh and yes it's PP hospital Folkestone Saint
  • Score: 2

3:31pm Fri 11 Jul 14

deepinsight says...

Rooksdown
Rooksdown deepinsight
  • Score: 0

10:39pm Fri 11 Jul 14

Mrs G of bstoke says...

Wow. I had a flat in Hobbs court right by the tower. This is a lovely picture. Taken the year my dad was born!
Wow. I had a flat in Hobbs court right by the tower. This is a lovely picture. Taken the year my dad was born! Mrs G of bstoke
  • Score: 3
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