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Wales

Bodrhyddan Hall

  • House & Family History: The interiors of Bodrhyddan have a large quantity of old woodwork, most of which was acquired and installed in the 1830s and 1840s by William Shipley-Conwy.

    Collections: Bodrhyddan has a good collection of 18th century Chinese porcelain, as well as an armor collection and assorted oddities, such as a 3,000-year-old mummy. There is a fine collection of family portraits, including pieces by Allan Ramsay, John Vanderbank, and Thomas Hudson.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The grounds contain a formal parterre and a woodland garden.

  • Architect: William Eden Nesfield

    Date: 1873-74
    Designed: Alterations to House, including new Entrance Front in Queen Anne Style

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  • Country Life: CLXIV, 158, 226, 1978.

  • Title: National Trust: Great English Homes: Ancestral Homes of England and Wales and the People Who Lived in Them, The
    Author: Bence-Jones, Mark
    Year Published: 1984
    Reference: pg. 52
    Publisher: New York: British Heritage Press
    ISBN: 0517442957
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Owain Grenville Rowley-Conwy, 10th Baron Langford.

    Past Seat / Home of: Sir John Conwy, 17th century; William Shipley-Conwy, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01745-590-155

    Fax: 01745-590-155

    Email: info@bodrhyddan.co.uk

    Website: http://www.bodrhyddan.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: Yes