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ancient monument

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(Historical Terms) Brit a historical building or the remains of one, usually dating from no later than the medieval period, that has been designated as worthy of preservation and is often in the care of a government department
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Finally, he was discovered by the military governor of the province of Ssuch`uan, who applied on his behalf for the post of Restorer of Ancient Monuments in the district, the one congenial appointment of his life.
On the ancient monuments of barbarism and despotism I will inscribe great words of justice and mercy.
And at first I was so much surprised by this ancient monument of an intellectual age, that I gave no thought to the possibilities it presented.
And Cadw's chief inspector of ancient monuments and historic buildings, Gwilym Hughes, will be a panel member in the debate session, Heritage in Danger, exploring the tension between development and heritage, on February 8, at 4pm at Cardiff University.
The Assembly Government's "rural regeneration" scheme, administered by ancient monuments group Cadw, offers money for the repair and re-use of redundant listed buildings which are "at risk".
The North-East has two world heritage sites, 1,300 scheduled ancient monuments, 280 conservation areas, nine historic parks, nearly 14,500 listed buildings and hundreds of kilometres of dry stone walls and hedge banks.
Securing the preservation of ancient monuments and historic buildings;
But Woodhorn project director Neil Anderson said: "These buildings are listed as ancient monuments and have to be treated and preserved meticulously, which has resulted in a short and unavoidable delay.
Their actions caused the special access arrangement to be cancelled and created an unseemly spectacle at one of our most ancient monuments.
Four other medieval crosses in Solihull, which were not previously classified ancient monuments, have also been included on the list.
Next Summer, as cyclists race around the Acropolis, site of the Parthenon and other ancient monuments, the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games will also triumph the fun and drama through photography.
Cadw, the body responsible for ancient monuments in Wales, has expressed concern about the visual impact towards and from the castle.