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Whitehurst 3499

Brief Description

Whitehurst contains tiered curving fruit walls, gates, a banqueting house and a mount. Twentieth-century cottages now occupy part of the garden.


Whitehurst was originally the walled garden of Chirk Castle. It was built in the mid- to late-17th century for productive and ornamental purposes.

  • Mount
  • Description: The mount is conical with a flat top. A yew tree is planted on the summit. A 1735 drawing shows it with a spiral ride up to the top.
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  • Banqueting House
  • Description: The banqueting house was built into the lowest curved terracing wall in the garden.
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  • Garden Wall
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  • Fruit-growing Wall
  • Description: Tiered curving fruit walls.