Cadw Funded Projects

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Arfordir Coastal Heritage Between 2010 and 2015 GGAT carried out a project, funded with grant-aid from Cadw, designed to identify new sites and monitor the condition and impact of erosion on archaeological sites in the coastal zone.

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1914-1918 Legacy of the War in Wales The Welsh Archaeological Trusts, Cadw and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales are all exploring the effects the war had on our landscapes, buildings and culture.

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Great Local Sites Wales is full of fascinating archaeological sites of all periods, from caves used in the Palaeolithic to the abandoned structures of the 20th century. They are all just crying out to be explored.

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Romans in South Wales The area which now forms the south-east corner of Wales was under Roman rule for approximately three and a half centuries. Here you can learn all about what life under Roman rule in this part of Wales would have been like

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Military Crash Sites in South Wales In the Second World War thousands of planes crashed in the UK. Not all losses were combat: many were flying accidents due to factors such as bad weather, pilot error or mechanical failure.

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Roman Roads in South Wales The Romans developed the road network initially as an instrument of conquest and consolidation. It is generally agreed that the prime requisite was for a system of communication between forts.

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Vulcan Brewery The Merthyr Tydfil Brewery, located on Brecon Road, was reputably the oldest brewery in Merthyr Tydfil, it is included in Pigot’s Directory of South Wales 1830 when it is referred to as Tydfils Well Brewery.

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Mills and Water Power in Glamorgan & Gwent Southeast Wales has a rich heritage of medieval and post-medieval sites. Many of the larger, upstanding monuments have been designated scheduled ancient monuments.

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Lowland and High Status Settlement Survey Following on from previous Cadw  projects examining lowland settlement sites and high status settlement sites in Glamorgan and Gwent, a project to undertake specific enhanced aerial photographic and LiDar plotting was undertaken.

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Oystermouth Castle Excavation Oystermouth Castle was rescued in the middle of the 19th century by local antiquary George Grant Francis. During 2009 and 2010 a programme of excavation and survey was carried out .

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In 2006, Mrs Helen Grove reported to the Trust that she had found Roman pottery and building material in Park Wood near her home on Gower. It had all been collected from in and around a small enclosure known as Church Hill.

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Prehistory in South Wales. Since the 1980s, GGAT has received grant aid from Cadw to carry out a series of projects looking at the prehistoric archaeology of Glamorgan and Gwent.

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Southeast Wales Industrial Ironworks Landscapes. The project encompassed the ironworks themselves and related features, associated transport networks, water management, and extractive features.

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Historic Christian Sites in South Wales. Learn about the rich history of Christianity in South Wales. From churches and monasteries,
to granges, holy wells, and other related sites.
There's something for everyone.

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Half-Yearly Review. Each September a HYR report is produced which includes a review of our Cadw funded projects from the previous year, along with a statement on the progress of current projects.

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