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А.

SKETCH

OF THE HISTORY

OF

HOLY GHOST CHAPEL,

At BASINGSTOKE, in HAMPSHIRE.

COMPREHENDING

An Account of another Religious House, founded at the same Place by

King Henry III. and some other Curious Antiquities.

WITH

Biographical Notices of some Eminent Natives of Basingstoke.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

THE RUINS OF A TEMPLE;

4 POEM.

WITH A VIEW OF THE CHAPEL.

See yonder hallow'd fane; the pious work
Of Names once fam’d, now dubious or forgot,
And buried ’midst the wreck of things which were;
There lie interr'd the most illustrious dead. BLAIR.

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THE SECOND EDITION,

Improved and Enlarged.

BASINGSTOKE:
PRINTED AND SOLD BY J. LUCAS,

1808.

Br51651
Pn 5165.161.11

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY
JUN 1943

From the Samuel Stenshaw Coluction

ADVERTISEMENT.

To furnish the inquisitive with some Account of Holy Ghost CHAPEL, now venerable in Ruins, its History and Antiquities, with other Particulars connected with it, is the design of the following pages. The Compiler, having derived his information from a variety of authentic sources, which are duly acknowledged, commits this little Performance to the Candour of the intelligent Reader; not without the hope of its communicating a satisfactory Account of an Edifice, which has been considered as deserving the Attention of the Curious,

J. J.

BASINGSTOKE, 10th March, 1808.

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