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Excellent data services that ensure effective online information about the historic environment.

Coflein allows access to details of many thousands of archaeological sites, monuments, buildings and maritime sites in Wales, together with an index to the drawings, manuscripts and photographs held in the National Monuments Record of Wales archive collections.

Library Catalogue
The Library catalogue provides online access to the Royal Commission’s Library collections which cover all aspects of Welsh archaeology, architecture, history, maritime archaeology, topography and cartography, planning legislation and historic environment strategy.

Historic Wales
Historic Wales is a map-based gateway that allows the user to view information from one or more databases. The information is displayed as locational dots on a mapping background.

The Britain from Above website features images from the Aerofilms collection, a unique aerial photographic archive of international importance. The collection includes 1.26 million negatives and more than 2000 photograph albums.

Digital Dissent: The Story of Welsh Chapels
The full content of the Commission’s Chapels Database – a total of 6430 sites – has been made available online through the project website.

People’s Collection Wales
People’s Collection Wales is a website dedicated to the story of Wales and its people. The website is full of fascinating photographs, sound recordings, documents, videos and stories about the history and heritage of Wales.

List of Historic Place Names
The List of Historic Place Names will be an index of names given to, or held by, geographical locations identified from sources that predate the First World War.

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