Roman Sites in Swansea and Gower, Wales

There are a few very good Roman remains in the Swansea/Gower region - here are highlights. For more detailed listings see our gazetter of Roman sites in all of Glamorgan >>

Map of all Roman Sites in Wales
Also see Roman Sites in England



Name   Heritage Rating
Cowbridge Roman Military Site Cowbridge Roman Military Site 2 Heritage Rating
Neath Roman Fort Neath Roman Fort 2 Heritage Rating
Penydarren Roman Fort Penydarren Roman Fort 2 Heritage Rating
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The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel
Newport, Gwent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Priory is nestled within the historic town of Caerleon on the River Usk. Founded by Hywel ap Iorwerth a Welsh prince and dating back to 1180 the Priory started life as … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

The history of Anglo-Saxon England is told in what contemporary manuscript?



 Clue

This Day in British History

03 December, 1694

Triennial Act

Act decrees that elections must be held at least every 3 years

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch had the nickname 'Yea-and-Nay' for his frequent about-faces



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Popular Historic Attractions

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Caerphilly Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Cross
Historic Building   Heritage Rating 5

St Asaph Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

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Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5


Newcastle Emlyn (Self catering)
Ysgubor Uchaf, Newcastle Emlyn

Ysgubor Uchaf

This semi-detached cottage is set on a working livestock farm, close to Newcastle Emlyn and sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Haverfordwest (Self catering)
The Corn Loft, Haverfordwest

The Corn Loft

Sleeping four people in two bedrooms, this first floor holiday property is 9 miles from Haverfordwest, near Wiston.
Sleeps 4

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