Map: Section from Hampshire ( 1797) by John Cary.

Jane Austen References

The Dean Gate Inn (marked on this section of the map as “Dean Gate” was (and still is) an inn on the road from Basingstoke to Andover, where coaches stopped to pick up travellers.  It is not far from the village of Dean.

The Letters

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 9th January 1796.