House & Family History: Brome is most noted today as the seat of Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738-1805), the army officer and colonial administrator famous as the British general who surrendered to a combined American-French force at the Siege of Yorktown in 1781 during the American Revolutionary War.
Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
Year Published: 1981
Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Unknown
Park Listed: Unknown
Past Seat / Home of: Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, 18th century.
Current Ownership Type: Demolished
Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No