Inspiration for backdrop: Godolphin Woods, Helston Cornwall. Ancient and atmospheric house and garden set within an historic estate. In the Godolphin was considered to be the most fashionable house in Cornwall.
The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. "First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the Century." This can't be the original Inn, as they did not have photography in the c. Maybe they rebuilt it?
Up until the century, London was filled with squalid slums known as Rookeries. The most famous was in St Giles, though other Rookeries include Rosemary Lane and Jacob's Island in Bermondsey, where Dickens's Oliver Twist villain Bill Sykes meets his end.