Category: Heritage and Archaeology

Five- year conservation project gets underway at Tintern Abbey!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that together with our friends at ArchaeoDomus we are supporting Cadw with an ambitious five year conservation programme at Tintern Abbey. The Abbey Church, which has stood for over 750 years, is in need of some help! The… Continue Reading “Five- year conservation project gets underway at Tintern Abbey!”

Pont ar Daf Car Park, Brecon Beacons – Archaeological Field Evaluation

Back in the summer of 2017 we were commissioned by National Trust Wales to carry out an archaeological field evaluation ahead of the proposed extension to the existing popular car park to inform on the nature and extent of any archaeological remains at Pont… Continue Reading “Pont ar Daf Car Park, Brecon Beacons – Archaeological Field Evaluation”

Royal Observation Corps Underground Monitoring Post, Llandrindod Wells

In September 2022, we were asked by PAR Homes Ltd and Asbri Planning Ltd to undertake an archaeological field evaluation in fields off Lakeside Avenue, on the southern end of Llandrindod Wells, Powys. In the northernmost field, we uncovered the demolished remains of a… Continue Reading “Royal Observation Corps Underground Monitoring Post, Llandrindod Wells”

Melin Mynach, Gorseinon

We were recently asked by Swansea Council and Mann Williams Civil Engineers to undertake a 3D photogrammetric survey of the Melin Mynach Scheduled Monument (SMGm501), a former mill site in Gorseinon, to inform on conservation management plans. The site broadly consists of the remains of… Continue Reading “Melin Mynach, Gorseinon”

Former Tyla Cartshed, Gilwern Hill

We recently carried out a survey on a small stone outbuilding adjacent to Lilac Cottage on Gilwern Hill. You can view the 3D photogrammetric model here and download the full building record here ‘213 Lilac Cottage Stable Building Survey Report’. The outbuilding is recorded by… Continue Reading “Former Tyla Cartshed, Gilwern Hill”

Copperworks Discovery Project 2021

We are excited to announce a new community archaeology project at the world-renowned Hafod-Morfa copperworks, made possible by a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. We are on the hunt for volunteers! No experience or equipment is necessary, just come along and enjoy… Continue Reading “Copperworks Discovery Project 2021”

3D Photogrammetric Survey of Alina’s Chapel, Oystermouth Castle

We were recently asked by Taliesin Conservation to undertake a high resolution, metrically accurate 3D photogrammetric survey of Alina’s Chapel, Oystermouth Castle (SAMGm007) ahead of conservation work. The survey was undertaken with a camera equipped UAV (drone) and tied into the Ordnance Survey National Grid and… Continue Reading “3D Photogrammetric Survey of Alina’s Chapel, Oystermouth Castle”

Tintern Abbey 3D Photogrammetric Survey

  We are pleased to be able to share some of our recent work in Monmouthshire. We were asked by Cadw to undertake a photogrammetric survey at Tintern Abbey (SAMMm102). The aim of the survey was to produce accurate, measured 3D photogrammetric modelling of… Continue Reading “Tintern Abbey 3D Photogrammetric Survey”

The excavation of a 19th century cottage in Pontsticill

We recently carried out an excavation in the lovely village of Pontsticill. We were initially asked to undertake an archaeological watching brief during groundworks for a new build house. Historic maps showed the presence of several houses dating from the 19th century in the… Continue Reading “The excavation of a 19th century cottage in Pontsticill”

Excavations at the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks

We are currently working at the incredible Hafod-Morfa Copperworks, Swansea. We are excavating part of the site in advance of the refurbishment of the former Morfa Powerhouse and later Yorkshire Imperial Metals canteen (LB 11691) building into a distillery and visitor centre by Penderyn Whisky… Continue Reading “Excavations at the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks”