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West Yorkshire

Suburb 4 m. W of Bradford. Brontë Pl., off the B6145, leads to the High St., where a plaque on no. 74 commemorates the births of Charlotte (1816), Branwell (1817), Emily (1818), and Anne (1820) Brontë.


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