Anne Brontë Grave Site ‘Turned Into Pay And Display Car Park’

Posted by admin on Jul 14, 2010

Fans of the novelist Anne Brontë have begun a protest campaign after the churchyard where she lies buried was turned into a car park.

Vehicles are allowed to park next to the gravestones in St Mary’s Church, Scarborough, which has become a Yorkshire tourist attraction and is situated on a picturesque stretch of coastline.

Anne, the youngest of the three literary sisters and author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, died from tuberculosis in 1849, aged 29. She had travelled to the resort in the hope that the sea air would cure her.

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