“We are quite settled in our Lodgings by this time, as you may suppose, & everything goes on in the usual order. The servants behave very well & make no difficulties, tho’ nothing certainly can exceed the inconvenience of the Offices, except the general Dirtiness of the House & furniture, & all it’s Inhabitants.”
letter to Cassandra
September 14, 1804 
I have to say, my own experiences in Lyme were similar! Ugh.
One Response to Dirty lodgings in Lyme
How interesting – my only impression of Lyme has been the sunny you-can-almost-taste-the-salt-air scenes from Persuasion.