DiCamillo Companion
England

Norton Conyers House

  • House & Family History: Charlotte Brontë was a guest at Norton Conyers in 1839. The House was used as inspiration for "Thornfield Hall" in "Jane Eyre;" Mrs. Rochester was inspired by a family legend associated with the House.

    Comments: Charlotte BrontÔö£┬¢ was a guest at the House in 1839. The House was used as inspiration for "Thornfield Hall" in Jane Eyre and Mrs. Rochester was inspired by a family legend associated with the House.

  • Architect: William Belwood

    Date: 1781-86
    Designed: Stableblock and alterations to House

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  • Country Life: Oct 9 & 16, 1986.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Sir James and Lady Graham; Graham family here for 375 years.

    Past Seat / Home of: Richard Norton, 16th century. Musgrave family, 17th century. Sir Richard Graham, 17th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01765-640-333

    Fax: 01765-692-772

    Email: info@nortonconyers.org.uk

    Website: http://www.nortonconyers.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: Yes