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Tretower Court

I was exploring C.A. Ralegh Radford’s contribution to guidebooks for heritage sites in Wales (as well as in England and in Scotland) today. One of the series of… 48 more words

Heritage Sites

New Comic Book Day!

Look what was waiting for me when I got home: new comics!

Technically, they’re not new, of course: I drew these comics for CADW almost two years ago. 130 more words


A.J. Taylor and Conway Castle

Arnold J. Taylor prepared a number of guidebooks for sites in Wales. He prepared the guidebook for Caernarfon Castle and Town Walls and this was followed in 1957 by Conway Castle and Town Walls. 195 more words


Guides to Caernarfon Castle

The first official H.M. Office of Works guide to Caernarfon Castle was prepared by Sir Charles Peers, Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments, in 1929. This was based on his article on the castle in… 520 more words

Heritage Sites

Conwy Castle: The Misty Marvel

Where: Conwy, Wales  Cost To Enter: £5.10 child/ £6.75 adult

Hours: Open Year Round, with varying seasonal hours

Find: helpful information on the Cadw site. 368 more words


C.A. Ralegh Radford: guidebooks

Two areas of research have been coming together. The first is my biography of Dr Winifred Lamb, Honorary Keeper at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The second is a study on the development of guidebooks in England and Wales. 382 more words

Heritage Sites

Segontium Roman Fort

The Roman fort of Segontium lies on the edge of Caernarfon in north Wales. The fort is the property of the National Trust but was placed in state guardianship in 1958. 295 more words

Heritage Sites