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Palaeolithic cave art, Gower

 AN ANCIENT cave which proves the existence of human life in Wales more than 12,000 years ago is set to receive greater protection from heritage body Cadw after vandals destroyed 70% of its archeological secrets.  The Gower site [video with link] is home to Britain’s oldest recorded Palaeolithic cave art – but much of it [...]
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Visitor centre planned for Denbigh Castle

Academics / Archaeology : Archaeology in Europe (3 years ago)

A new visitor facility is to be created at Denbigh Castle, North Wales, after plans to improve the attraction's tourist experience received £600,000 from Cadw. The funding has been made available through the agency's £19m Heritage T... Read Post

Heritage changes in Wales

Academics / Archaeology : Looting Matters (12 months ago)

Strata Florida © David Gill The latest E-Fwletin (E-Bulletin) from CADW (September 2013) announces the proposed merger between CADW and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. The model seems to be tha... Read Post

Welsh cave art site Vandalised

Academics / Archaeology : Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues (2 years ago)

. An ancient cave in Wales is set to receive greater protection from heritage body Cadw after vandals destroyed part of the Palaeolithic cave art it contains in what has been described as a 'mindless attack'. "The site's importance ... Read Post


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