Chirk Castle 797

Llangollen, Wales

Brief Description

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

History

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.

Features
  • Castle (featured building)
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  • Statue
  • Description: Early-18th-century Statue of Hercules from the van Nost studio.
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  • Gate
  • Description: Wrought iron entrance gates and screen.
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  • Topiary
  • Description: Late-19th-century yew hedging and topiary is a noted feature of the garden.
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Herbaceous Border, Garden Terrace
Access & Directions

Directions

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chirk-castle/how-to-get-here/
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