James Austen's grave at Steventon Church.
Cottage at Steventon.
Steventon Church where Jane Austen was baptised.
Today, the 16th December, is the anniversary of the birth of Jane Austen, at Steventon Rectory, in Hampshire. On the day Jane was born,about fifteen miles away from Steventon, , and about five miles from Chawton, in the village of Selborne, the naturalist Gilbert White wrote, "Trees begin to be naked."
(A link to an article about the death of Jane Austen.)