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Written by JulieW
(8/28/2005 1:31 p.m.)
This place was, according to Nigel Nicholson in his book The World of Jane Austen a centre for local society.
It had belonged to the Harwood family for five or six generations and its present owner , John Harwood, lived there in a style far above his income, a fact that his family discovered,to their dismay, only after his death...
It is still standing,but not open to the public,as far as Iam aware.
Like Barbara I would have loved to have seen that illuminated greenhouse...
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