The House of Nannau

The 1693 – 1794 House

The House of Hugh Nanney Hên (c.1693 – c.1794) "Old Nannau" (built c.1693) from a sketch by Moses Griffiths (1749-1819) drawn circa 1785. Image courtesy of The National Library of Wales. Note the...
Plas Nannau Hall in 2015

The Georgian House

The current Georgian house was started circa 1788 by Sir Robert Howell Vaughan and completed by his son in 1796 after his death in 1792. There was a house-warming celebration on...
Nannau circa 1960

Nannau ‘Hall’ Grade II* Listing

DETAILS OF THE GRADE II LISTING: Grade: II* Date Listed: 14 June 1952 CADW Building ID: 4710 OS Grid Coordinates: 274307, 320814 Latitude/Longitude: 52.7699, -3.8633 National Park Snowdonia History: The ancestral seat of the Nannau family and from the late...
The cottages in 1984. Photo courtesy of David Brown.

Nannau Cottages

Behind Nannau, situated on the side of the driveway to the Coach house are the ruins of what used to be two old cottages. These may pre-date the current house.

The First Houses of Nannau

The First Houses of Nannau “Nanney” is derived for the old Welsh name for “Streams” or “Brooks”. The “Lords of Nannau” pre-date the usage of the surname “Nanney”. Surnames were not adopted in...
1960s Tourist Guide

1960s Tourist Guide

Historic Houses of Wales: Nannau - North Wales This is a transcript of a small A5 16-page booklet produced by the Vaughan family in the 1960s. The family gave tours of the house to...
1984 Nannau Brochure

1984 Advertising Brochure

1984 Nannu Brochure Text In the glorious setting of the Snowdonia National Park is the elegant Georgian mansion of Nannau. From almost any point one looks out over fold upon fold of...

Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll

Art Relating to Nannau

Nannau Cottages & Farms