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Winchester Cathedral scraps Jane Austen statue plan after protests

Winchester Cathedral scraps Jane Austen statue plan after protests

The Guardian - Alison Flood

Proposals for a £250,000 memorial to add to her gravestone and the nearby museum prompt fierce local opposition 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 …

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