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Holt, Wrexham

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Holt, Wrexham

Holt is a medieval market town and local government community in the county borough of Wrexham, Wales. It is situated on the border with England. Holt Castle was begun by Edward I shortly after the English invasion of Wales in 1277.
Post townWrexham
Administrative CountyWrexham
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ4053
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01829

Other names by which Holt, Wrexham has been known in the past

Leonis Castrum ~ Victrix

Holt, Wrexham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Holt.-- parl. bor., par., and township, Denbighshire, on river Dee, 5½ miles NE. of Wrexhambor. and township, 2921 ac., pop. 1023; par., 6445 ac., pop. 1464; P.O.; has remains of an ancient castle; unites with Denbigh, Ruthin, and Wrexham in returning 1 member to Parliament.

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