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Steventon   1775-1801

Steventon Rectory - Site Dscn0790-u2-405-u0.5-q60.jpg (51035 bytes) Steventon Church 1 Steventon Church 2 Steventon Church Jane Austen

Site of Steventon Rectory,
and the lime tree believed to have been
planted by brother James in 1813
Steventon Church  (more...)

... and vicinity

Ashe House Deane House Wheatsheaf Inn Ibthorpe House Debary Sisters Memorial

Ashe House
Home of 
Mrs Lefroy
Deane House
Home of the
Harwoods
Wheatsheaf Inn
where mail 
was collected
Ibthorpe House
Home of the
Lloyds
Endless Debaries 
of Austen letter
fame (more...

Bath
   1801-6

13 Queen Square, Bath 1 The Paragon, Bath 4 Sydney Place, Bath Sydney Place, Bath Dscn0881-u2-540-u0.5-q40.jpg (57639 bytes)

13 Queen Square
Lodged during
visit 1799
1 The Paragon
Home of relations
Stayed during
house-hunting
1801
4 Sydney Place
1801-4
Sydney Place
No. 4 is 4th door
Sydney Gardens
opposite

3 Green Park Buildings East  1804-5        No picture (destroyed in the Blitz)

25 Gay Street, Bath Trim Street, Bath Assembly Rooms, Bath St Swithin's, Walcot, BathGeorge Austen Grave, BathDscn0902-u2-540-u0.5-q40.jpg (66744 bytes)

25 Gay Street
1805
Trim Street
1805
(no. not known)
Assembly Rooms St Swithin's, Walcot,
and George Austen's tombstone

 

More of Bath

Jane Austen Festival in Bath


Adlestrop  1806

Adlestrop Rectory as was in Jane Austen's time

After Bath and before the move to Southampton Jane Austen stayed briefly in several places, including the rectory in Adlestrop  in Gloucestershire, home of her mother's cousin Rev. Thomas Leigh. From there she went on to visit Stoneleigh Abbey which he had just inherited.



Southampton
   1806-9
Castle Square - redeveloped, so no picture

Chawton
   1809-17

Chawton Cottage, Jane Austen's Home

Chawton Cottage

Chawton Cottage Plaque Chawton View Chawton Church Chawton House Graves of Jane Austen's Mother and Sister, Chawton

Plaque on cottage

View across street
(Cottage on left)
Chawton Church and
Chawton House
Chawton House Grave of mother and
sister in churchyard

More views of Chawton Cottage

Alton is the nearest town, where there are a number of houses associated with Jane Austen


Winchester

8 College Street, Winchester Jane Austen's Grave, Winchester Cathedral          Jane Austen Memorial Brass, Winchester Cathedral          Jane Austen Memorial Window, Winchester Cathedral Jane Austen Memorial Window Description, Winchester Cathedral

8 College Street
1817, last weeks
Grave, memorial brass and memorial window in Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral, Jane Austen's Burial Place

Cathedral Page
 

Maps:  Steventon and vicinity      Bath      Southampton      Chawton      Winchester 

Hampshire, inspirational home of Jane Austen - related pages on Hantsweb 

Chawton Cottage - the website of Jane Austen's house and museum at Chawton

Bath - Jane Austen Centre in Bath

Jane Austen Information Page - acclaimed, and amazing, site covering texts, biography, articles, bibliography. Formerly housed at University of Texas at Austin, now at pemberley.com.

The Jane Austen Society (JAS)

The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)

Shmoop on Jane Austen - an education website for students and teachers in the US

A modern portrait of Jane Austen - attractive picture by Tom Clifford, thoroughly researched
... and another - by Melissa Dring, unveiled at Jane Austen Centre in Bath

 

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