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BETWS LODGE

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NPRN 418315

Map Reference SH97NW

Grid Reference SH9255976563

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Denbighshire

Community Abergele

Type of Site LODGE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period 19th Century, Post Medieval

Site Description Gwrych Castle was created by Lloyd Bamford Hesketh in association with Thomas Rickman from 1816. The boundary wall, with its various lodges and gates probably followed the main building's completion in c1822, although works continued until c1850. Betws Lodge forms the dramatic entrance to woodland outside the park, which was probably a hunting and shooting reserve.

Source: Cadw listed Buildings. ALH 25/01/2013

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