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Rhug House (Rug House)

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Rhug Estate today covers 12,500 acres, which includes an 8,000-acre in-hand organic farm, which was granted a royal warrant by Prince Charles in April of 2018.

  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 230, 1852.

  • Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Robert Vaughan Wynn, 8th Baron Newborough; Wynn family here since 1859.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Salesbury family, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Edward Williams Vaughan, late 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: The house available for private functions and the grounds are open to the public.

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Open to the Public - House Only Open for Events / Exclusive Use

    Phone: 01490-413-000

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.rhug.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No


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