Steventon,  Hampshire  -  St Nicholas Church
Jane Austen's Church
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The church is essentially early 13th century with its single chamfered pointed arches and narrow lancet windows. Some Perpendicular windows added in the 15th and 16th centuries. Furniture and decorations mainly Victorian.

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Plaque to Jane Austen in north wall of nave. Jane Austen spent the first 25 years of her life in Steventon, where her father was rector. The rectory is now demolished (site). Members of the Austen family were rectors of Steventon from 1759 to 1873. 

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