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Friday, May 18, 2007

Bronte Birthplace on the Auction Block

The following news is courtesy of Richard Wilcocks, chairman of the Bronte Society and editor of the Bronte Parsonage Blog:

Barbara Whitehead, owner of the Brontë Birthplace in Thornton, wants it
to be known that it is to be auctioned by Eddisons on 21 June. She
apologises for the short notice. The auctioneer's website is at

The auction will be held on 21 June 2007 in the Banqueting Suite of the
Leeds United Football Club at Elland Road in Leeds. I am told that the
catalogue is still being prepared. If you want one, phone Eddisons at
the Leeds office with your details: +44 113 243 0101

The guide price is 200,000 pounds

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