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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Dragon Hotel

Dragon Hotel
Montgomery, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Dragon Hotel is an historic 17th century family run former Coaching Inn, set in the quiet village-sized town of Montgomery, in the stunning countryside of the beautiful rolling landscape that is The Welsh Marches … more >>

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The first uniform postal service, introduced by Rowland Hill, began in 1840, and was called the ...



27 May, 1199

John I crowned at Westminster Abbey

John had already been anointed Duke of Normandy after the death of his brother, Richard I

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Swallows Cottage, Solva

Swallows Cottage

The four Delfryn cottages surround a traditional Pembrokeshire courtyard with countryside and sea views of St. Brides Bay. The coastal path and National Trust cove of Porth-y-Rhaw is only …
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Laburnam Cottage, Cresswell Quay

Laburnam Cottage

This semi-detached cottage, attached to the owner’s home, is located on the edge of the tidal estuary in Cresswell Quay, Pembrokeshire and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
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