The House from an 1890s drawing
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.
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
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