On the front lawn of his residence, a large vicarage surrounded by a nice garden, we were greeted by the appropriately named Ms Alice Flyte.
But Austen stayed at home in the vicarage , and modern theorists have found it easy to project their own ideologies onto her seemingly blank slate.
With the return of her father from the war, the move out of the vicarage to a postwar council house, and then the death of her grandfather, Lorna Sage's childhood, and her memoir, take a decidedly ordinary turn.
But after eight months he is still at the vicarage , takes no services at St James's and remains on compassionate leave.
The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford.
Last night his widow Melanie, who lived with him at their home in an old vicarage at Ulceby, North Lincolnshire, and also worked with him at the flying school, paid tribute to her husband.
So he clung on to his draughty vicarage in East Anglia as a man might to a small raft in stormy seas.
The vicarage will become the home of the new Archdeacon of Wiltshire, who is due to take up the post in September.
The Church would like a priest to work part-time in Crosscrake, living in the vicarage under a ‘house for duty priest’ arrangement.
The project began with the sale of the church's old meeting hall, which was housed in a dilapidated coach house at the vicarage .