Map: Section from Hampshire by John Cary

At Laverstock adjoining is the seat of William Portal esq. and in the neighbouring parish of Overton on an eminence, is a handsome new-built House, with a lofty Portico, the property and residence of Mr Jarvis Esq. In this village a Silk Mill has been established.

Text: The Beauties of England and Wales, Vol. VI by Edward Wedlake Brayley and John Britton

Jane Austen References

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 25th November 1798

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 19th June 1799

Letter to Cassandra Austen dated 29th May 1811