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Latitude: 52.9767 / 52°58'36"N
Longitude: -3.0261 / 3°1'33"W
OS Eastings: 331199
OS Northings: 342641
OS Grid: SJ311426
Mapcode National: GBR 74.JHFT
Mapcode Global: WH89B.HF7V
Entry Name: Tunnel to E of Kitchen Garden at Wynnstay Hall
Listing Date: 22 February 1995
Last Amended: 22 February 1995
Source ID: 15743
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Tunnel situated 30 m E of Wynnstay Hall.
Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
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.
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.
Other nearby listed buildings