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Bancbryn: If it does prove to be schedulable it might prove awkward

An internal Cadw e-mail written three days after they were asked to consider the Bancbryn stone alignment for scheduling provides an insight into much of what followed. 178 more words


Megalithic Tour of Anglesey 1: Ty Newydd

I recently explored some of Anglesey’s megalithic tombs with Frances Lynch’s wonderful 1995 Cadw guide to Gwynedd in hand (which I incidentally see now goes for £177 on Amazon.co.uk; surely time for a reprint Cadw!!!!).  520 more words


A Car Park Megalith

This is one for the urban prehistorian, for while it does not concern urban environments and an ‘unlikely place’, it does relate a modern megalithic feature installed close to a megalithic monument hailing from prehistory: the Neolithic henge monument converted into a passage grave in south-east Anglesey known as… 468 more words


Bancbryn: "I'm starting to lose my temper!"

Three days after Cadw were asked to consider the Bancbryn stone alignment for scheduling the responsible Cadw officer informed her colleagues that she was starting to lose her temper.  219 more words


February 3 2015 Treasure Hunt to Find Mick Sheridan's Bench and Snowdrops


Such a beautiful , cold, frosty and bright  morning calls  out for a wintry wander to Abermarlais , which is just down the road from Lletty Cottage. 268 more words

Mynydd y Betws: A comprehensive programme of work?

By Dr Sandy Gerrard.

As part of the planning conditions imposed by the Planning Inspector at Mynydd y Betws he stated: “No development shall take place within the site until a programme of archaeological work has been implemented in accordance with a written scheme of investigation approved by the Local Planning Authority in consultation with Cadw” 201 more words

Damage And Desecration

A brief review of 2014

2014 was a very busy year, with many interesting and diverse projects. Here’s a quick review:

Heritage Cottage, Glamorgan

‘Heritage Cottage’, Cwmdare, is a typical 19th century miner’s cottage of the south Wales valleys. 437 more words