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Erddig Palace in Wrexham

Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales; a fascinating house where the unusually close relationship existed between the family of the house and their servants in 19th and early 20th century; fine state rooms

Erddig Hall: Erddig Hall  Nr Wrexham was built  between 1684 and 1687 during the reign of James II. The north and south wings were added during the 1720’s. The house and estate grounds were given to The National Trust in 1973.

Chirk Castle (pics)

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Clwyd, Wales, was founded about 1295 as a stronghold for Edward I’s army captain Roger Mortimer, thus becoming one of the great fortresses of Edward’s reign; it is of rectangular, concentric form with walls fifteen feet thick and a massive drum tower at each corner; since 1595 the home of the Myddelton family; conveyed to the National Trust in 1981