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The Royal Commission is the investigation body and national archive for the historic environment of Wales. It has the lead role in ensuring that Wales’s archaeological, built and maritime heritage is authoritatively recorded, and seeks to promote the understanding and appreciation of this heritage nationally and internationally. To search our records visit Coflein:


Commemorating WW1 West African Merchant Seamen

Ynysywern Farm and the Upper Boat Power Station

Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, Abergele 1950

From Ynyslas to the Stars...

Major construction projects: The Millennium...

Cycling - A National Obsession

The Lost Lidos of Wales

Ystrad Einion: Bringing a North Ceredigion...

Roman Army on Campaign

Dyffryn Mymbyr - A House History

Gorllwyn Uchaf – A House History

Cae Glas, Llanfrothen – A House History

Tŷ-Mawr, Nantmor – A House History

Gwastadannas - A House History

Branas Ucha – a house history

A Short history of Cardigan

Reservoirs of Wales

A short history of Pontypridd

World Heritage Sites in Wales

The Billybanks, Penarth

Victoria Park and the Guildhall, Swansea

Cae’r-gors, Rhosgadfan, Caernarfonshire

Milk factories at Pont Llanio & Felinfach

Building Electric Mountain

J. C. Young paintings recording the standing...

St David’s Cathedral

Wig-wen-fach, Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion

Tre’r Ceiri and the stone forts of Llŷn

A Welsh Longhouse: Nannerth-ganol

Neolithic Burial Chambers