Jane Austen’s birthplace excavated
Published on January 17th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks0
Austen was born in the village where her father was rector in 1775, and lived there for 25 years. It was there she drafted stories which were eventually published as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility.
The house was demolished soon after her family moved to Bath.
Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News