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Nant Ffrancon, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Nant Ffrancon, a grand mountain pass in the E of Carnarvonshire, under Llyn Ogwen Falls, 4½ miles NW of Capel Curig. The name signifies "the vale of the beavers."

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carnarvonshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Nant Ffrancon are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: