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Posted on Oct 24, 2004 in Stuff We Like

Battlefield Tour – Basing House

Armchair General

The Cess Pit (!), an old fashioned communal lavatory. There’s evidence that this was two-storeys high, presumably, Servants would have been restricted to the lower rooms.

Cess Pit

A great view across the inside of the “Citadel”.


And another, looking out of the main entrance.


This cellar area houses the Ovens, which would have served the garrison building above. In contrast to the main Kitchens, this area was used solely to feed the troops.



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