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Winchester Cathedral scraps Jane Austen statue plan after protests

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Winchester Cathedral scraps Jane Austen statue plan after protests

The Guardian - Alison Flood

Plans to erect a statue of Jane Austen in the grounds of Winchester Cathedral have been shelved after residents baulked at the idea of another memorial to the novelist in the city. The cathedral had commissioned the sculptor Martin Jennings to create a statue of Austen for its inner close, planning …

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