SU7037 : Chawton House

taken 11 years ago, near to Chawton, Hampshire, Great Britain

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Chawton House
Chawton House
Chawton House was one of the homes of Edward Austen Knight, one of the brothers of Jane Austen, who had been adopted by rich relatives the Knights as they did not have a son of their own. It was through his ownership that he was able to offer one of the houses on his estate to his widowed mother and two sisters. That house in the village has become known as Jane Austenís House. Chawton House is now home to the Chawton House Library, a unique collection of books focusing on women's writing in English from 1600 to 1830.
This is the view from inside looking out (with permission to photograph this way as it is normally not allowed to photograph inside). It shows the main driveway. What an impressive arrival.
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SU7037, 181 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 January, 2011
Category
Driveway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 707 370 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.6964N 0:59.3858W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 708 370
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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