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Yorkshire Sights

St. Mary's

  • Castle Rd. Map It
  • Scarborough
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 06/02/2014

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Most visitors to this little medieval church near the castle are attracted by the churchyard's most famous occupant: Anne, the youngest Brontë sister. As a governess, Anne accompanied her employers to Scarborough for five summers. Shortly before her death from tuberculosis in 1849, she returned here in the hope the sea air would stimulate a recovery. Her sister Charlotte decided to "lay the flower where it had fallen" and buried Anne above the bay she'd loved.

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Castle Rd., Scarborough, YO11 1TH, England

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Updated 06/02/2014


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