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Last Updated: Tuesday, 8 August 2006, 06:20 GMT 07:20 UK
Hot weather shows Wales' history

A Neolithic causeway found near Walton in Radnorshire is thought to have been built 6,000 years ago

Hot weather has produced parched landscapes which have allowed experts to detect the outlines of some of Wales' earliest buildings, including this Neolithic causeway

The second of the Neolithic causeways was found at St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan is older than the Egyptian Pyramids

Dr Toby Driver from the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales took to the air over the summer to find hidden archaeology

A lost medieval church in the Vale of Conwy

Among the most startling discoveries was the outline of a lost medieval church in the Vale of Conwy

A great circular enclosure is likely to be a Bronze Age 'temple'

A great circular enclosure with a barrow close by, likely to be a Bronze Age 'temple' was found near Aberystwyth

A prehistoric farm found near Pwllheli

Considerable numbers of prehistoric farms were found indicating where pre-Roman Iron Age communities lived and farmed

Roman fortlets were found across Wales including in Beulah

Roman fortlets were discovered guarding strategic passes on the Roman road system

Dr Toby Driver

"It's been a hugely successful year for aerial archaeology in Wales, and we may not see another like it for a decade," said Dr Toby Driver




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