Putting Jane in her place.

After the Roman Baths and Georgian architecture, English novelist Jane Austen must rank pretty highly amongst our city’s tourist attractions.

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Martin Salter – aka Mr Bennet – outside the Jane Austen Centre.

With a Jane Austen Centre – and annual festival – she certainly helps bring in the pennies to a place in which she lived for more than five years and used as the base for two of her best-sellers.

Elsewhere on Bath Newseum you will read of plans to finally honour her legacy with a bronze statue.

Here’s David Lassman from the Jane Austen Centre to tell us why it’s all going to happen now?