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Historic houses in Clwyd, North Wales - Denbighshire and Flintshire

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Bodelwyddan 

Bodelwyddan Castle

Bodelwyddan Castle is an opulent Victorian mansion, built to resemble a medieval castle. The resemblance is more than superficial - there are a bristling array of battlements and turrets that would look at home in a fairy tale. Bodelwyddan is built on the remains of an earlier medieval structure. The architect responsible was Joseph Hansom, better known to posterity as the inventor of the hansom cab. Within the richly furnished 19th century interiors are paintings from the National Portrait Gallery.
Bodelwyddan, Rhyl, Clwyd, Wales, LL18 5YA

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Rhuddlan 
Bodrhyddan Hall

Bodrhyddan Hall

A 17th century red brick house on much older foundations, Bodrhyddan is the home of Lord Langford, whose family have inhabited Bodrhyddan for over 500 years. There has been a house here since the 14th century, but the present building is largely 17th century with Victoria additions. On display is period furniture, armour, and an unusual 3000 year old mummy!
Rhuddlan, Clwyd, Wales, LL18 5SB

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Heritage Highlight: In the same family for over 5 centuries
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Tremeirchion 
Brynbella

Brynbella

Late 18th century park and garden, listed house, attractive views.
Tremeirchion, Clwyd, Wales

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Wrexham 
Erddig House

Erddig House

Erdigg was built in the 1680's, then heavily remodelled in the early 18th century. The interiors showcase fine firniture, tapestries, and porcelain, plus a fascinating array of portraits of family servants with poems about their lives penned by the house owners.
Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales, LL13 0YT

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Llanfair Dyffryn 
Eyarth Hall

Eyarth Hall

A 15th and 16th century stone house in the lovely Vale of Clwyd.
Llanfair Dyffryn, Ruthin, Clwyd, Wales

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Llanasa 
Gyrn Castle

Gyrn Castle

Built 18th and 19th centuries. Large picture gallery, panelled entrance hall. Woodland walks.
Llanasa, Holywell, Clwyd, Wales, CH8 9BG

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Pontblyddyn 

Hartsheath

An 18th and 19th century house set in parkland.
Pontblyddyn, Mold, Clwyd, Wales

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Llangollen 
Plas Newydd, Llangollen

Plas Newydd, Llangollen

On the outskirts of Llangollen stands what at first glance appears to be a timber-framed medieval house, set in attractive gardens. Looks can be deceiving, for Plas Newydd is not medieval, at least not as we see it today, though there has been a house here for centuries.
Hill Street, Llangollen, Clwyd, Wales

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Heritage Highlight: A marvellous collection of carved decoration
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Nercwys 

Tower

A Grade I listed building, with the distinction of being the only fortified Welsh border house still standing. Dating from the 15th century, it is now open to the public for viewing and also offers accommodation.
Nercwys, Mold, Clwyd, Wales, CH7 4EW

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