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Ha-Ha Walls to E of Kitchen Garden at Wynnstay Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruabon, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9767 / 52°58'36"N

Longitude: -3.0259 / 3°1'33"W

OS Eastings: 331208

OS Northings: 342644

OS Grid: SJ312426

Mapcode National: GBR 74.JHGX

Mapcode Global: WH89B.HF9T

Plus Code: 9C4RXXGF+MJ

Entry Name: Ha-Ha Walls to E of Kitchen Garden at Wynnstay Hall

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15744

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Tunnel situated 30 m E of Wynnstay Hall.

County: Wrexham

Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)

Community: Ruabon

Locality: Wynnstay

Traditional County: Denbighshire

Tagged with: Ha-ha

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Part of a scheme for the pleasure gardens drawn up by Lancelot `Capability' Brown between 1777 and 1782.


Sandstone and earth ha-ha, running from the terrace to the south of Wynnstay Hall around the S and W sides of the garden, and on northwards to enclose the former kitchen garden and outbuildings. Where the drive enters from the west it forms a massive bank through which the drive continues in the form of a tunnel. The interior of the tunnel is of brick barrel vaulted construction and is faced with rough sandstone blocks.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an important surviving garden structure at Wynnstay.

Group value with Wynnstay Hall and the other listed garden structures relating to this important period of improvement to the park and garden.

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