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Brief description of site

Features at Chirk Castle include terraced and informal gardens around the castle, with structural remains from the medieval period onwards.

Brief history of site

Chirk Castle's landscape park had its origins as a small 14th-century deer park. William Emes worked on the park in the late-18th century, sweeping away a baroque layout of formal gardens and avenues.

Location information:

Address: Chirk Castle, Wrexham , LL14 5AF

Locality: Llangollen

Local Authorities:

Wrexham; Chirk

Historical County: Denbighshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 126 Grid Ref: SJ 268380
Latitude: 52.9344 Longitude: -3.09052

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Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: castle

Main period of development: Early 18th century

Survival: Extant

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