Tag Archive: Cardiff

Medieval building found in Llandaff under public toilets

A “high status” medieval building has been discovered under public toilets in Cardiff, according to archaeologists. The site is next to the 13th Century Old Bishop’s Castle in Llandaff, which suggests to experts that an important person would have lived there. A community dig which began in September also unearthed a fireplace, chequered ceramic floor…

Take a tour of Cardiff’s past

Did you know there was once a royal tennis court in the Hayes, a port in Westgate Street and an enormous tea party was held in Cathays Park before City Hall was built? Few of us know the full extent of Cardiff’s history, hidden from view along the familiar city centre streets. But in two…

£1m for upgrades at Wales’ most popular museum

Wales’ most popular visitor attraction has been given £1m in new funding to carry out essential maintenance and crucial modernisation. The money from the assembly government will help the St Fagans: National History Museum near Cardiff lay the foundations for a larger planned redevelopment. Upgrading electrical and water capacity will be among the works carried…