Chawton Cottage Request: No More Ashes Please!

It is all over the newswires today that the staff of the Jane Austen House in Chawton, Austen’s home from 1809-1817, have written an open letter to the Jane Austen Society to have devotees refrain from leaving human ashes on the grounds and gardens of the house.  See this article at the Daily Mail.co.uk for the full story. 

Chawton Cottage

Chawton Cottage

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Chawton Cottage Gardens

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