Headstones theft at Brontë Chapel
THIEVES have pulled up three 150-year-old headstones from a
cemetery near St James's, Thornton, in West Yorkshire, the church
where the Brontë sisters were baptised.
The highly prized York-stone paving-slabs were pulled up over
two nights last week. More than 30 yards of the paving that forms
part of the Brontë Way footpath were also lifted, and stone from an
adjoining wall was removed. Police described the thefts at the
Brontë Bell Chapel, opposite St James's, as ...
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