Category: Historical

The remains of the Roman gravestone to Marcus Aurelius Lucius
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Marcus Aurelius Lucius Roman Gravestone

For a far flung part of the ancient empire, Britain is fortunate to have many Roman remains….

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Llanelli gorseed altar stone feature image showing the altar close up
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Llanelli Gorsedd Circle Altar Stones

If you’ve visited many Welsh towns you may have noticed that they often have a stone circle….

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Two zoom scan subjects
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Photogrammetry from a distance

Photogrammetry apps sometimes warn us that results may suffer if we use zoomed-in photographs. I’m no expert,…

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Pierhead Building terracotta tiles
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Cardiff Bay Pierhead Building Tiles

The Pierhead Building at Cardiff Bay was originally the headquarters of the Bute Dock Company, but today…

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Cellar at Segontium Roman Fort

Segontium was a Roman fort that played an important part in the often difficult conquest of North…

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The Last Haul feature image
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Yr Llwyth Olaf or The Last Haul

If you visit Barmouth, in West Wales, you can find an amazing carved marble sculpture depicting three…

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Carved stone at Caerwent
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Roman carved stone at Caerwent Basilica

If you visit Caerwent, in southeast Wales, you’ll find many excellent historic ruins. That’s because it was…

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Picton Monument frieze wide angle image
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Frieze from the first Picton Monument

Lieutenant general Thomas Picton was apparently, to put it mildly, not a very nice person. Even by…

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Dyffryn Ardudwy neolithic burial chambers

Close to the beautiful coast of Cardigan Bay, on the windswept western side of Eryri (Snowdonia in…

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Cors y Gedol neolithic burial chamber

Wales is well known for being steeped in ancient history. And along the ruggedly beautiful coast of…

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