'Small as it was, it was not called a nursery...'

This little room is particularly associated with the Brontës as children. According to Elizabeth Gaskell, the servants called the room the 'children's study' because it was here that the young children would act out their plays and write in their handmade little books.

The room may have been used by Branwell at some point as the only boy, but is usually associated with Emily who is believed to have slept here for the last few years of her life. There appears to have been room for a bed underneath the window as shown in Emily’s diary paper sketch.

On the left wall in the room, you can see faint pencil drawings, which may well have been produced by the young Brontë children.

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