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Bryn Estyn Hall
Bryn Estyn Hall The north western elevation, taken from the rose garden. Date unknown, but likely to be the 1930's or early 1940's.
Bryn Estyn Hall
Bryn Estyn Hall A monochrome image from the south eastern side of the house. Of note is the loggia on the rear elevation (a covered area with open sides). Image dates from around 1908 approximately?
Plan of the gardens 1903
Plan of the gardens 1903 Garden design by William Goldring of Kew
Aerial view
Aerial view An aerial view of the estate, looking north. The Walled Garden Project can be seen to the left of the photograph.
Front view of Bryn Estyn
Front view of Bryn Estyn This photo of the front of the building, taken in 2019, shows the scale of the house. The number of chimney pots provides a clue to the number of rooms below.
Main entrance
Main entrance The main entrance to the house, as seen in 2019.
Beam above front door
Beam above front door The beam above the front door shows the year of construction to be 1904.
View from  main drive
View from main drive The view of the main entrance to the house, as seen from the driveway.
View from the east
View from the east The house as seen from where the former schoolmaster would have lived. A number of large trees grace the land to the front.
Rear elevation
Rear elevation This photo of the rear of the house, taken in 2019, shows the extent of the damage from vandalism. Quite a lot of the original features (balconies and verandahs) were removed many years ago.
View from the terrace
View from the terrace This image closely represents what would have been seen when the house was built. An uninterrupted view towards the Cheshire Plain. This explains why all the balconies were on the rear of the property.
Woodland This image shows some of the wooded area to the rear of the property. The site slopes steeply to a wetland at the bottom of the valley.
Woodland The woodland as it is today. Designed by William Goldring, the idea was to plant up as natural a landscape as possible, and only now, over a hundred years later, has this come to fruition.
South West Elevation
South West Elevation The south west elevation, (the fire escape was added at a later date).
Chimney detail
Chimney detail A close up photo showing detail of one of the many chimneys. Initial observations would suggest a mix of two types of brick, with possibly one being fired locally at Ruabon.
Carved scrollwork
Carved scrollwork Close up photo showing the intricate carved scrollwork on the bargeboards.