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Brief description of site

Wrexham Cemetery is a late-19th-century garden cemetery with surviving layout and planting. The planting consists of ornamental trees and shrubs, both deciduous and coniferous.

Brief history of site

The layout was designed by Yeaman Strachan (of Strachan and Evans, Nurseymen and Seedsmen of Wrexham). The twin Gothic chapels were by William Turner of Wrexham. The site was extended eastward in the 1890s.

Location information:

Address: Wrexham Cemetery, Ruabon Road, Wrexham, LL13 7NT

Locality: Wrexham

Local Authorities:

Wrexham; Offa

Historical County: Denbighshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 117 Grid Ref: SJ 327496
Latitude: 53.0394 Longitude: -3.00518

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is open from 9am during the week and from 10am at weekends and bank holidays.

Key information:

Form of site: cemetery

Purpose of site: cemetery

Context or principal building: cemetery

Site first created: 1874 to 1876

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 7.2

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