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Chawton House and Jane Austen

Two houses in Chawton now famous for their links to Jane Austen and her family

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Examples of the philanthropy of one man returning to his village roots in the 17th century

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Edward Thomas’s “Adlestrop”

An excerpt from a biography of the British poet Edward Thomas (1878-1917), who died in the Great War, this viewpoint introduces his most famous poem, Adlestrop, followed by the poem itself. Adlestrop is a village in Gloucestershire, England, which used to have its own railway station, depicted in the poem. The station has disappeared; the poem lives on.

Image credit: By Ben Brooksbank, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11355993

Chelsea Creek

A buried river and a lost neighbourhood.