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Carreg Coetan Arthur Burial Chamber

The burial chamber of Carreg Coetan Arthur lies on the east side of Newport in Pembrokeshire. The monument is in the care of Cadw. It was excavated in 1979 and 1980. 29 more words

Heritage Sites

A Mystery Carpark Megalith Solved! Bryn Celli Ddu

In summer 2014 and February 2015, I visited Bryn Celli Ddu: a multi-phase Neolithic henge monument and subsequent passage grave in south-east Anglesey. The monument is readily accessible from a car park and layby beside the main road following a well-demarcated footpath including a footbridge over a stream. 817 more words

Places And Landscapes

Bancbryn parallels

The stone row at Bancbryn consists mainly of small stones standing under 0.3m high.

An article looking at the distribution of stone rows sharing characteristcs with the Bancbryn stone row has recently been published on this web site and is available… 55 more words


All Cadw in 17

I’ve been tweeting about this since the beginning of the year but I felt a longer explanation was due.

To set the scene, it was in that dead time between Christmas and the New Year. 283 more words


Beaumaris Castle

Rachel Phillips and I are busy making five stained glass windows for Beaumaris Castle on Anglesey. The windows are commissioned by Cadw and are based on the floorplan of the castle and contain references to manuscripts, heraldry and other elements which tell the story of the castle. 22 more words



The sun was already low in the sky as we walked along the short path to Montgomery castle. It’s a good place for a cold afternoon – there’s no wind but it will be frosty when the sun gets lower. 20 more words


Ghosts in the Machine?

Museums Association’s Patrick Steel (Museums Journal 14 Dec 2016) has drawn my attention to the fact that museums have been entirely left out of the Welsh Government’s diabetic coma-inducingly-titled “Light Springs Through The Dark: A Vision For Culture In Wales” (who on earth comes up with these report names…!?). 193 more words