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Jane Austen's grave, Winchester

Jane Austen lived her last days in Winchester, and she is buried in the north aisle of Winchester Cathedral. Here is a photo of Jane Austen’s gravestone, words of which have been written by Jane’s loving brother, Henry Austen.

13 Reasons You Wouldn't Want To Live In Jane Austen's England | Roy Adkins | Reason #3 - few households had indoor piped water supplies. Instead, water was fetched from a well in the garden, a pump in the street, or a nearby stream, using heavy buckets made from iron-bound wooden staves. If you were lucky, servants did this physically hard chore. Inevitably, much less water was then used, with lower standards of cleanliness, personal hygiene and health.

13 Reasons You Wouldn't Want To Live In Jane Austen's England