Record Number : 91488 of 13452

Title : Cadw

Description :
Cadw, 'the official guardian of the built heritage of Wales', is the Welsh Assembly's historic environment division and is responsible for protecting, conserving and promoting a numerous and diverse range of sites. This attractive and well laid out website includes extensive information on Welsh monuments, buildings, parks, gardens, landscapes and underwater archaeology. The places to visit section includes a map with links to descriptions and images of historic sites. There are details of opening hours, admission prices and an events programme. The learning and discovery pages include information on castles through history, including those of the Welsh princes and of Edward I, with detailed information on specific sites and resources for teachers. Owners of historic properties can access advice about listed building status and securing grants. The legislation section details laws relating to heritage protection and guidance on access and listing. Cadw has many guides and publications, some of which can be viewed online or downloaded as a pdf file, although others can only be purchased in hard copy. The site is also available in Welsh.

URL : http://www.cadw.wales.gov.uk/

Uncontrolled Keywords : Cadw; Welsh Historic Monuments Executive Agency; National Assembly for Wales; Welsh Assembly Government;

Controlled Keywords : Wales; United Kingdom; archaeology; history; conservation; presentation; promotion; built; heritage; sites; monuments; architectural ruins; historic; buildings; caves; prehistory; industrial; Victorian; legislation; ancient; listing; descriptions; scheduling; consent; publications; education; interactive; maps; castles; Edward I, King of England, 1239 - 1307; Beaumaris; Harlech; Caernarfon; Conwy; Gwynedd;

Language : eng; cym;

Geographic Name : United Kingdom; Wales

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