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Bronte Birthplace - Thornton

Bronte Birthplace - ThorntonPatrick Bronte, his wife Maria and their two children, Maria and Elizabeth moved to the parsonage at Thornton Bradford on the 15th May 1815. They stayed there until 1820, moving to the parsonage at Haworth. The frontage on the the right hand side was added in 1898 and was used as a butchers shop.

Bronte Birthplace - Thornton Charlotte (1816), Emily (1818), Anne (1820) and Branwell (1817) were all born there. You can take a 360 degree view outside here...


Bronte Birthplace - Thornton, hallwayAs you enter the house a door on the left is the drawing room and on the right the door leads into the dining room.



Bronte Birthplace - Thornton, dining room Inside the dining room by the fireplace is where Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Branwell were born. 360 panorama of the dining room here...

In the foreground, steps to the left lead down to what was a Butchers shop, added in 1898.

Bronte Birthplace - Thornton, hallwayBack into the hall to the right of the stairs is access to kitchen and scullery and a second staircase for servants.

Up the staircase leads to Mr and Mrs Bronte's bedroom, and the children and nursemaids bedrooms.


Bronte Birthplace - Thornton, Patrick and Maria Bronte's bedroom.Patrick and Maria's bedroom is situated above the dining room. 360 panorama of their bedroom here...


Bronte Birthplace - Thornton, Bronte children's bedroom.The children's bedroom is situated above the drawing room. Opposite where the picture is taken, is a passageway leading to the servants room. You can take a 360 panorama of the children's bedroom here...


Bronte Birthplace - Thornton, Bronte nursemaids bedroom.The nursemaids room is located off a small corridor near to the children's bedroom. The staircase leads down to the kitchen and scullery. Nancy and Sarah Garrs were the children's nursemaids while at Thornton.



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