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Cowan Bridge School

  • No 2, Self-Catering lodging: Bronte School House
  • English National Heritage: Numbers 1, 2, 3 And The Flat, Bronte Cottage

  • Address: 1, 2, 3 Bronte Cottages (A65)
  • Vicinity: Cowan Bridge, Near Kirkby Lonsdale
  • Phone: 44 7702 074047
  • Travel Genus: Lodging , Lodging , Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Lodging category: Casual Lodging

Lodging

Located near both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales national parks, Bronte School House is self-catering lodging that comfortably sleeps five adults in three bedrooms. The living area features a separate dining room, with georgian cast-iron columns and wooden panelling and a cushioned window-seat below a Victorian sash window. The kitchen has a ceramic hob/electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and is equipped with crockery, glassware, cutlery and cooking utensils. On the first floor, there are three bedrooms and a separate toilet and wash-basin, master bedroom with a king size brass bed, victorian cast-iron fireplace and dual window-seats overlooking the garden and open countryside. - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1770/00/00 Bronte School House is originally built as a residence for Christopher Picard.
1824/00/00 Calvinist clergyman and landowner William Carus Wilson buys the Picard residence and remodels it. He then establishes the Clergy Daughters' School to provide low cost educations to daughters of clergy.
1824/07/00 Patrick Bronte Father Patrick Bronte sends his daughters, Maria and Elizabeth, to the Clergy Daughters' School at Cowan's Bridge.
1824/09/00 Emily Bronte Education Mr Bronte sends his daughters, Emily and Charlotte, to the Clergy Daughters' School at Cowan's Bridge. Jane Eyre (book)
1824/09/00 Charlotte Bronte Education Mr Bronte sends his daughters, Emily and Charlotte, to the Clergy Daughters' School at Cowan's Bridge. Jane Eyre (book)

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Particulars for Cowan Bridge School:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Education
Historic Use Educational related housing
Current Use Lodging
Historic Use School

Data
English National Heritage List Entry No: 1164409


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Lodging
Lodging category Casual Lodging
Lodging Style Cottage
Lodging Attribute Self Catering

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