HistoryPoints News

Oct 17, 2023

Cardiff park's Roman villa

Trelai Park in Ely, Cardiff, may look like an ordinary park as you enter, but if you scan the new HistoryPoints QR codes at the entrances you can read about the Roman buildings which stood there, including a villa, and see a photo of a mortarium ...

fragment found there in 1894. A mortarium was a bowl with embedded grit for mixing food. Our Trelai Park web page also explains that the park was previously the venue of the Welsh Grand National, complete with grandstand. You can view it by clicking here or scanning the QR codes with your mobile