Jane Austen's House, Chawton :: Shared Description

Jane Austen's House in Chawton near Alton in Hampshire, is where the famous and still much-admired authoress lived for the last eight years of her life (from 1809 to 1817) - although she actually died in Winchester where she had gone due to her final illness.
The house is now a museum containing Austen memorabilia and with much interesting information about Jane and her family.
All Jane's major works were written - or at least completed - while she was living here.
These include:
Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibilty, Emma, Persuasion and Mansfield Park.
Jane was born on Saturday 16th December 1775 at Steventon Rectory Link
and died on Friday 18th July 1817 in Winchester.
Museum website LinkExternal link
EH Grade I listing LinkExternal link
Jane Austen timeline here LinkExternal link
by Rob Farrow
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SU7037 : Chawton - Jane Austen's House - western side by Rob Farrow
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SU7037 : Chawton - Jane Austen's House - Bakehouse by Rob Farrow

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Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2015, Updated: Mon, 21 Sep 2015

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