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Gyrn Castle 1566

Pgds 20080807 153829 Llanasa2

Introduction

Gyrn Castle, remodelled in the early-19th century, has extensive views over the Dee and Mersey estuaries. The picturesque layout in the grounds dates from the same period and is centred on a series of lakes, with a circuit walk around the lakes and woodland. There are also late-19th-century terraces and an early-20th-century rock garden.

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Features
  • Garden Wall
  • Description: The walls of the kitchen garden are castellated and include a turret with arrow slits.
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The house was remodelled in a castellated style in 1817-1824 by the owner John Douglas.
  • Lake
  • Description: A series of lakes.
  • Walk
  • Description: A circuit walk around the lakes and woodland.
  • Terrace
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  • Planting
  • Description: Rock garden.
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Icehouse, Kitchen Garden
Designations
  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales
  • Reference: PGW(C) 33
  • Grade: II
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