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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”

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”

Discovering the Archaeology of Gower

n the summer of 2018 Black Mountains Archaeology and ArchaeoDomus completed several very successful community archaeology projects at Rhossili, Gower.

The Copperworks Discovery Project

We are very pleased to announce a programme of events and workshops for our new history and archaeology project at the world renowned Hafod-Morfa Copperworks, once the largest copperworks in the world. We are looking for Volunteers to become a part of this exciting… Continue Reading “The Copperworks Discovery Project”

The Copperworks Discovery Project

We are very pleased to announce that we will be delivering a new history and archaeology project at the world renowned Hafod-Morfa Copperworks, once the largest copperworks in the world. We are looking for Volunteers to become a part of this exciting new project.… Continue Reading “The Copperworks Discovery Project”

St Fagans National Museum of History Treasure Hunt

We were very pleased to help Torfaen County Borough Council with a staff team building day on Friday 6th October 2017 at the National Museum of History at St Fagans. We were asked if we would design a treasure hunt as one of the… Continue Reading “St Fagans National Museum of History Treasure Hunt”