For any one interested in Jane Austen’s home, here are some lovely photos.
Inquiring Readers, Tony Grant visited Chawton on his way to Southampton on a gorgeous day in early March and sent on these photos. Below his recent images, I added a few that he took several years ago of the cottage’s interior. Enjoy.
Life in the village didn’t offer much in the way of variety. Edward’s windows created a lively scenario, in which a curious Mrs. Austen, upon hearing a commotion (or carriage), would rush from the drawing room to the dining room to watch the goings on.
One is impressed with the coziness of this village and how easy it must have been for Jane and Cassandra to get around on foot.
During Tony’s previous visits, he took photographs of the garden in summer and the village and other cottages.
This image was taken by Keith Mallet and sent to me in 2009. It is a view of the outbuildings…
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