Three miles north east of Stow-on-the-Wold is Adelstrop, the seat of James Henry Leigh, Esq. which has been lately very much enlarged and improved. The celebrated Mr Repton had the direction of the plantations.

Jane Austen References

Adlestrop was the home of a section of the Leigh family ( Mrs Austen, Jane’s mother’s family). James Henry Leigh owned Adlestop House and Park. The Reverend Thomas Leigh held the living of Adlestop and lived at the Rectory there. Jane Austen visited Adlestrop in 1794, 1799 and in 1806.

Text: A Topographical and Statistical of Glocestershire etc (1810) by George Alexander Cooke

Map: Section from Gloucestershire (1809) by John Cary

The Letters

Letter to Cassandra Austen 11th June 1799

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 20th February 1807

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 30th June 1808

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 10th January 1809

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 4th February 1813

Letter to Francis Austen dated 3rd July 1813

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 15th September 1813

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 23rd September 1813

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 5th March 1814