Encyclopedia > CADW

  Article Content


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

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Grateful Dead

... and brought his wife Donna Godchaux[?] as a vocalist. Keith and Donna left the band in 1979, and Brent Mydland[?] joined as keyboardist. Brent was the keyboardis ...

This page was created in 37.9 ms