Richard's Photo Gallery - Alton

Our Chawton Home, how much we find
Already in it to our mind;
And how convinced that when complete
It will all other houses beat
That ever have been made or mended,
With rooms concise or rooms distended.

  Jane Austen, 1815


Alton Town hall Location Alton, Hampshire
Camera Canon Sure-shot
Date 1996 January 15th.
Alton is a mix of well kept old and new, e.g. the Town Hall.

Alton High Street Location Alton, Hampshire, OS SU715392
Camera Canon Sure-shot
Date 1996 January 15th.
The High Street has a good range of shops but there appears to be an alarming number of 'For Sale' notices up.

Jane Austen's house Location Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, OS SU708376
Lens 50mm, f1.8 @f4, +pl filt.
Expose 1/250
Date 1996 September 25th.
The area formerly known as Hampshire has been re-named 'Jane Austen Country' to comply with the current J.A. ballyhoo. She lived here from 1809 until shortly before her death in 1817.


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