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Urgent works to listed buildings & the Heritage Bill

Guest post by IHBC Wales Chair, Nathan Blanchard:

As we know one of the major barriers to local authorities deploying urgent works notice powers is the issue of recovering their monies post works (especially in these more straightened times) and the risks inherent in the present process. 290 more words


Rhuddlan and Denbigh Castles

Today I visited the excavations at Hen Caerwys for a second time and then on to two medieval castles in North Wales: both properties of Cadw and both originally dating to the thirteenth century. 493 more words

Places And Landscapes

Open Doors 2014

We have received a number of queries from people asking about Open Doors events this year. The Civic Trust for Wales no longer coordinate Open Doors, Cadw are now the organisers of Open Doors. 17 more words


My trip to Harlech

It’s inevitable, I suppose, that I would get to Harlech in my chronicle of the great Welsh castles! Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to Thursday! To bring you up to speed, I’ve been off around the north-west coast of Wales all week, visiting each of the castles built by Edward I during his… 525 more words


My trip to Conwy

Welcome back folks! What started as a day trip to Anglesey has turned into a trip around all four of Edward I’s castles in north Wales! 924 more words


My trip to Caernarfon

Good afternoon everyone! Following on from yesterdays Anglesey antics, I spent the day today at Caernarfon, the centre of Edward I’s castles-of-Wales complex. And what a castle it is! 1,126 more words


My trip to Anglesey: Beaumaris

Hello everyone, and welcome to another trip-focused blog! Being off work this week, I’ve got several trips lined up, beginning with what turned out to be an absolutely incredible trip to Anglesey! 749 more words