Buildings and structures of national importance are given legal protection by being placed on a ‘List’ of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Under Section 1 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, the Welsh Ministers are required to compile and maintain this list.
The first Listing inspections were undertaken in the Post-War period. In...More
The purpose of this spatial dataset it to give some representation of marine heritage assets that have been recorded within the National Monuments Record Wales. This dataset was produced by the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and has been made available to the public as part of our commitment to improving access and stewardship of marine data as one of the...More
Archaeological sites of national importance are given legal protection by being placed on a ‘Schedule’ of monuments. Under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979, the Welsh Ministers are required to compile and maintain this schedule.
In Wales there are over 4000 examples of Scheduled Monuments, which include Roman remains, burial mounds, castles, bridges,...More
The landscapes of Wales have been formed by natural processes and shaped by human activity. This human activity ranges from the prehistoric periods through to the modern age. To recognise the value of historic landscapes, and to raise awareness of their importance, Cadw, in partnership with the Countryside Council for Wales (now called Natural Resources Wales) and the International Council on...More
WMTS Service - Aerial photography covering different areas of Wales from 1945 to present.
A preview and instructions on how to use this service in various tools is available from http://lle.gov.wales/services/tiles/apu/
WMS data, work in progress
World Heritage Sites are places that the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has inscribed on a list of international sites because of their outstanding universal value, the importance of which is so great as to transcend national boundaries.
Wales currently has four world heritage sites – the Castles and Town Walls of Edward I at Caernarfon, Conwy, Beaumaris and Harlech in...More