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Brief description of site

Bettisfield Hall has the part-walled and part-earthwork remains of a late-16th- to early-17th-century terraced garden. The house belonged to the Hanmer family at that time and was possibly the childhood home of the famous horticulturalist Sir Thomas Hanmer.

Brief history of site

Owned by the Hanmer family for many generations, Bettisfield Hall was sold out of the family in the 20th century. The present gardens feature a newly-established Heritage Welsh orchard and a green oak furniture workshop.

Location information:

Address: Bettisfield Hall, Bettisfield, Wrexham, SY13 2LB

Locality: Bettisfield

Local Authorities:

Wrexham; Hanmer; Hanmer

Historical County: Flintshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 126 Grid Ref: SJ 463360
Latitude: 52.9187 Longitude: -2.8001

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: detached house

Main period of development: 16th century

Survival: Extant

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