Source of Letcombe Brook
|Population||148 (2011 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Website||Letcombe Bassett Parish Meeting|
Letcombe Bassett is a village and civil parish about 2 miles (3 km) southwest of the market town of Wantage in the Vale of White Horse. It was part of Berkshire until the 1974 boundary changes transferred the Vale of White Horse to Oxfordshire. The 2011 Census recorded the parish population as 148. The village is a spring line settlement, being the source of Letcombe Brook at the foot of the Berkshire Downs escarpment. Hackpen, Warren & Gramp's Hill Downs Site of Special Scientific Interest is in the parish.
The Church of England parish church of Saint Michael and All Angels is a Grade II* listed building. St Michael's parish is part of the Ridgeway Benefice, along with the parishes of Childrey, Kingston Lisle, Letcombe Regis, Sparsholt and West Challow.
- UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Letcombe Bassett Parish (1170217883)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
- Historic England. "Church of St Michael (Grade II*) (1253889)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
- "Ridgeway Benefice". Wantage Deanery. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
- Ekwall, Eilert (1960) . Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (4th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Letcombe Basset & Regis. ISBN 0198691033.
- Ditchfield, PH; Page, William, eds. (1924). "Letcombe Bassett". A History of the County of Berkshire. Victoria County History. Vol. IV. assisted by John Hautenville Cope. London: The St Katherine Press. pp. 217–222.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus (1966). Berkshire. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. pp. 166–167.