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The Reader's Guide to Wuthering Heights

Locations near Halifax

The area east of Halifax in 1850s showing locations that Emily would have known and may have inspired the architecture and story of Wuthering Heights. Move mouse over red circles (or touch) for more information.

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Locations around Halifax

High Sunderland Hall

Some architectural details appear as part of the Wuthering Heights farmhouse


Walter Clough Hall

The story of Jack Sharp at Walter Clough Hall may have inspired the novel


Law Hill School

Emily Brontë worked here for a short time


Shiben Hall

May have been an inspiration for Thrushcross Grange