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Brief description of site

The park at Erddig Hall was landscaped in the late-18th century by William Emes, who removed formal elements of the early-18th-century park. It contains an unusual water feature and some surviving tree planting of the period. The grand formal garden dates from the early-18th century and was designed in the Dutch style around an ornamental canal. Its main features survive unaltered, and have been well restored.

Brief history of site

The original house was designed for Joshua Edisbury and finished in 1687. The property was sold to John Mellor in the early-18th century and passed to his nephew, Philip Yorke. It remained in the hands of the Yorke family until they gave it to the National Trust in 1973. The National Trust restored the gardens.

Location information:

Address: Erddig, Wrexham, LL13 0YT

Locality: Wrexham

Local Authorities:

Wrexham; Marchwiel

Historical County: Denbighshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 117 Grid Ref: SJ 326482
Latitude: 53.0268 Longitude: -3.00637

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is open daily between March and December, weekends only in January and February.

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Main period of development: Early 18th century

Survival: Reconstructed

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