Coordinates: Chirkland (Welsh: Swydd y Waun) was a marcher lordship in north-east Wales. It was created in 1282 from parts of Powys Fadog granted to Roger Mortimer de Chirk, third son of Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron Mortimer of Wigmore, who then built Chirk Castle from where the lordship was administered.
Most of the former lordship now lies in the county of Powys.
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