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CADW is the Welsh agency looking after historic monuments. The full title of the organization is Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments Executive Agency. It is a part of the National Assembly for Wales and hence part of the devolved powers of the government of the principality. It was created in 1984.

Cadw is a verb in the Welsh language meaning "to keep".

List of CADW sites: CADW (Welsh Heritage) Properties in Wales

As an arm of government, CADW functions in a way similar to its counterparts in other parts of the UK:

See also: Conservation in the United Kingdom, List of Conservation topics, Castles in the United Kingdom, Museums in Wales, Historic houses in Wales, Abbeys and priories in Wales

External link:

  • CADW (http://www.cadw.wales.gov.uk) - in English and Welsh

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