National Trust Erddig

National Trust Erddig

National Trust Erddig Wrexham - Cup and saucer, Erddig Hall, cow and quarry North Wales Wrexham, United Kingdom The National Trust was founded on 12 January 1895 by Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter and Hardwicke Rawnsley. Over the last 120 years we’ve become one of the UK’s largest charities, caring for historic properties and areas of beautiful countryside. Take a look below to learn about some of the key moments in our past, and the people who have supported us.Explore life above and below stairs in a unique family home that's captured the way of life of a bustling household during the early years of the last century.Explore the servants’ quarters at Erddig and discover walls filled with paintings and photographs of the people who worked below stairs; celebrating loyalty, length of service and hard work.The portraits were commissioned by the Yorke family. The tradition was started in 1791 by Philip I who commissioned a set of 6 portraits from John Walters of Denbigh. Amongst others, the portraits commemorate.Wrexham Boroough in North Wales is a very interesting place, the cup and saucer is the remnants of a hydraulic hydro electric system that powered the Mansion that is Erddig Hall. Situated in the Borough of Wrexham a fabulous and very special place to visit. Highly recomended for a day out.We’re a charity founded in 1895 by three people who saw the importance of our nation’s heritage and open spaces and wanted to preserve them for everyone to enjoy. More than 120 years later, these values are still at the heart of everything we do. We look after special places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for ever, for everyone.As a charity we rely for income on membership fees, donations and legacies, and revenue raised from our commercial operations.We have over 4.5 million members and 62,000 volunteers. More than 20 million people visit our pay for entry properties, while an estimated 100 million visit our open air properties.We protect and open to the public over 350 historic houses, gardens and ancient monuments.But it doesn’t stop there. We also look after forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, downs, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, castles, nature reserves, villages - for ever, for everyone www.nationaltrust.org.

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