National Monuments Record of Wales Archives and Library Bulletin – August 2015

Welcome to the latest monthly edition of the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW) Archives and Library Bulletin which lists all newly catalogued material.
The archival items, library books and journal articles re all available to view in our public reading room. The full archive catalogue is available on Coflein and contains digital copies of many of the items listed.

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August 2015
Archives

Dr Michael Harrison Collection

A collection of Industrial Archaeology photographs, comprising digital and hard-copy slides and photos of sites in the United Kingdom and beyond, accompanied by associated indices produced and/or compiled by Dr Michael Harrison. Date range: 1980-2011: C608834

The photographs are arranged under the following categories:

  • Agriculture & Estates
  • Aviation
  • Black Country Museum
  • Brewing
  • Brick & Tiles
  • Bridges
  • Buses
  • Canals & Waterways
  • Cars & Motorcycles
  • Cement
  • Ceramics & Pottery
  • Chemical & Petrochemicals
  • Clay
  • Coal
  • Copper
  • Craft
  • Cranes, Earthmovers etc.
  • Daily Living
  • Dams & Reservoirs
  • Docks
  • Domestic
  • Electricity
  • Factories & Engineering
  • Ffestiniog Railway
  • Food
  • Gas
  • Gold
  • Health
  • Housing & Buildings
  • Iron & Steel
  • Lead
  • Leather
  • Lime
  • Lorries & Vans
  • Machine Tools & Machines
  • Metals
  • Military
  • Paper & Paper Projects
  • Printing
  • Railways – Building & Engineering
  • Railways – Locomotives
  • Railways – Carriages & Wagons
  • Rheidol Railway
  • Roads
  • Sand & Gravel
  • Severn Valley Railway
  • Sewage & Drainage
  • Ships & Boats
  • Shops
  • Silver
  • Slate
  • Social & Cultural
  • Stationary Engines
  • Steam & IC Rollers
  • Steam Traction Engines
  • Steam Wagons
  • Stone
  • Talyllyn Railway
  • Textiles
  • Timber and Woodwork
  • Tin
  • Tractors
  • Trams
  • Watermills & Pumps
  • Waterwheels & Water Pumps
  • Waterworks
  • Welshpool Railway
  • Windmills & Windpumps

RCAHMW Digital Survey
Still taken from the animation of the Denbigh Town Hall model highlighting the phasing – Phase II, from an RCAHMW digital survey carried out by Susan Fielding, 04/08/2005 to 21/09/2005, as part of the Denbigh Town Heritage Initiative: C608743

NMR Site Files

  • Measured drawings comprising, plan, elevation, section and detail, carried out by Geoff Ward, Aril 1990: C608824
  • Black and white photo survey of Pen-pont-pren produced by Geoff Ward, April 1990: C608825
  • Photo survey showing the Valley Road Overbridge, near Pont Nant Lawrog, Clydach, on the Swansea Canal: C609176
  • 8 small b/w photos showing the unerside of arch of bridge ‘tunnel’ below ‘mond’ lock, Valley Road Overbridge, near Pont Nant Lawrog, Clydach, on the Swansea Canal. Negatives held: C609181
  • 12 b/w photos of Clydach Upper Forge and dam. Some of the prints have been grouped to make a composite image. Negatives held: C609173
  • 5 b/w photos of Clydach Upper Feeder Weir and Forge Fach Falls. Negatives held: C609174
  • One colour photo showing Cwm, Cwm Peris, taken by Geoff Ward, 2002: C608742
  • Photo survey showing the Clydach Bridge, Lock No. 6, on the Swansea Canal: C602757
  • Photo survey showing the Valley Road Overbridge, near Pont Nant Lawrog, Clydach, on the Swansea Canal: C609176
  • One b/w print showing elevation from east of Railway viaduct across the Swansea Canal at Mount Pleasant: C609182
  • Image of Landore Viaduct taken by RCAHMW, 1981: C609216

National Trust Archaeological Survey

  • Bryn Eithin, Ysbyty Estate (SH85SW) – undated report on Landscape and Land Use Survey for the above National Trust Farm and 164 acres of land attached: C609184
  • Ty’n y Coed Isaf Farmstead, (SH85SW) – Landscape Survey by Sheila Jones and Garry Somers for the National Trust, February 1993: C609185
  • Pant-y-Maen (SH85SW), Landscape Survey by Sheila Jones and Garry Somers for the National Trust, March 1993: C609187
  • Yr Ysgwyfraith Estate, Landscape Survey by Sheila Jones and Garry Somers for the National Trust, March 1993: C609188
  • Dolwen, (SN4661) the Llanerchaeron Estate, Vernacular Building Report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist) and Martin Davies (building supervisor), April 1999, for the National Trust: C609190
  • Alltwen, The Llanerchaeron Estate, Vernacular Building Report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist) and Martin Davies (building supervisor), April 1999, for the National Trust: C609191
  • Wig-wen-Fach, The Llanerchaeron Estate, Vernacular Building Report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist) and Martin Davies (building supervisor), May 1999, for the National Trust: C609192
  • Report entitled ‘The Archaeology and Landscape History of Ceredigion, considering the Aeron Valley in general and the Llanerchaeron Estate in particular’ by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist), June 1998, for the National Trust: C609193
  • The Llanerchaeron Estate Building Survey, Volume II – The Service Courtyard and ancillary buildings, report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist), 1999, for the National Trust: C609196
  • The Llanerchaeron Estate Building Survey, Volume III – The Home Farm Buildings and additional buildings in and around the estate, report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist), 1999, for the National Trust: C609198

Investigators’ Digital Photography

  • Digital photograph of St Non’s church, Maenclochog: C609171
  • Digital photographs of the Borough Pharmacy, Monmouth: C608673
Borough Pharmacy, Monmouth, ref: DS2015_175_002, C608673

Borough Pharmacy, Monmouth, ref: DS2015_175_002, C608673

RCAHMW Digital Survey Collection
Archive relating to a revision of an RCAHMW digital survey of Mynydd Rhiw Landscape: C608735

C.H. Houlder Collection
Nine CBA County Petrology Key Maps, collated by Christopher Houlder between 1950-1985: C609097

Welsh Slate Publication Collection
Set of images loaned for use in the RCAHMW volume Welsh Slate: C609189
Electronic versions of RCAHMW volumes Welsh Slate and Llechi Cymru: C609194

Vernon D. Emmanuel Collection

Additional digital photographs of the following sites:

  • Stanley’s Pit, Pembrey: C608952
  • Ffladau colliery, Pontycymmer: C608955
  • Gomers level, Tredegar: C608956
  • Pembrey: C608971
  • Merthyr Vale colliery: C609202
  • Tirpentwys colliery: C609211
  • New Lodge level, Burry Port: C609204
  • Glamorgan Colliery, Llwynypia: C608973
  • Newport and Abercarn colliery, Abercarn: C608974
  • Morfa Colliery, Taibach: C608980
  • Nantgwyn Naval Colliery: C608984
  • Porthdafen Colliery: C608986
  • Penlan Colliery, Killan: C608987
  • Brynlliw Colliery: C608988
  • Pochin Colliery: C608989
  • Rose Heyworth colliery and baths: C608990
  • Rockwood colliery, Taffs Well: C608975
  • Prince of Wales colliery, Abercarn: C608993
  • Sylen colliery: C609003
  • Graigside Taffs Well colliery old level: C609014
  • Great Mountain Colliery, Tumble: C608954
Digital photograph showing Stan Williams and Fred Roberts with wagon at Great Mountain colliery, Tumble, taken 1953, ref: VDE_04_02_215, C608954

Digital photograph showing Stan Williams and Fred Roberts with wagon at Great Mountain colliery, Tumble, taken 1953, ref: VDE_04_02_215, C608954

  • Capel y Babell chapel, Ynys-Ddu: C609019
  • Berea chapel, Blaina: C609020
  • Bethany chapel, Burry Port: C609022
  • Pontfaen chapel, Brynbont: C609023
  • Hebron Baptist chapel, Saundersfoot: C609025
  • Saron chapel, Gendros: C609026
  • Tabor chapel, Llansaint: C609028
  • Fronwen chapel, Llanarth: C609030
  • Zoar chapel, Castell-y-bwlch, Henllys: C609033
  • Bethania chapel, Troedrhiwgwair: C609038
  • Capel Erbach ruins, Porthyrhyd: C609039
  • Elizabeth Row, Abersychan: C609199
  • Llantarnam Junction and signal box: C609200
  • Estate workers at Llanover Court: C609201
  • North Dock, Llanelli: C609205
  • Burry Port and Gwendraeth railway: C609206
  • Weavers Flour Mill, Victoria Wharf, Swansea: C609209
  • Unlocated mill at Abersychan: C609210
  • Housing at Troedrhiwfuwch: C609212
  • Whitford Point lighthouse: C609214

Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non Trust)
Castle Earthwork SAM BR179 Completion Report prepared by AQB Historic Landscapes and deposited with NMRW as a condition of scheduled monument consent, 2015: C609096

Books

Nuclear Power, November 1959, Volume 4, No. 43. Rowse Muir Publications, London. Special feature on Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station.

Cameron, H. and Lucas, J., 1969, Tripontium : first interim report on excavations by the Rugby Archaeological Society at Cave’s Inn, near Rugby, grid reference SP 57, 535795, Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society, Birmingham.

Church in Wales. Diocese of Llandaff, 1960, The Llandaff diocesan handbook, R. H. Johns Ltd, Newport.

Evans, Gareth and Hughes, Arnold (eds), 2014, Hanes Rhuthun: The History of Ruthin, Cymdeithas Hanes Ruthun, Ruthin.

Freke, D. J., 1984, Peel Castle Excavations : interim reports. 2nd interim report, St. Patrick’s Isle Archaeological Trust, I.O.M.

Gaunt, David Martin, 1952, M. Fabii Quintiliani Institutio oratoria.Selections from the Latin text with digests of the intervening material, William Heinemann, London.

Gould, Jim, 1964, Letocetum, the name of the Roman settlement at Wall, Staffs., Transactions of the Lichfield and South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Lichfield.

Gould, J., 1965, Excavations in advance of road construction at Shenstone and Wall (Staffordshire), Transactions of the Lichfield and South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Lichfield.

Knight, H. H., 2015, Specimens of inlaid tiles, heraldic and geometrical from Neath Abbey, Glamorganshire (Facsimile), Gwasg Gomer.

Morgan, G. Lynn, 2014, A social topography of the commote of Caerwedros in Ceredigion within its regional context during the sixteenth century, BAR British series, 601, Archaeopress, Oxford.

Museumdirektor, 1980, Westfälisches Freilichtmuseum Technischer Kulturdenkmale Hagen : Landesmuseum für Technik- und Handwerksgeschichte Hagen, Beleke, Essen.

Musson, Chris, 1984, Archaeology in Trust: Clwyd and Powys: The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust: an Introduction, Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, Welshpool.

Padfield, Tim, 2015, Copyright for archivists and records managers, Facet Publishing, London.

Pevsner, Nikolaus and Sambrook, John, 2010, Pevsner’s architectural glossary, Yale University Press, London.

RCAHMW, 1959, Ancient Monuments of Central Caernarvonshire: Twelfth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

RCAHMW, 1963 Ancient Monuments of West Caernarvonshire: Thirteenth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

RCAHMW, 1976, Pre-Norman ancient monuments of Glamorgan: Fourteenth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

RCAHMW, 1982, Medieval non-defensive secular monuments of Glamorgan: Sixteenth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

Wakelin, Peter, 2006, Blaenavon Ironworks: and World Heritage Landscape, Cadw, Cardiff.

Williams, David H., 2014, The Tudor Cistercians, Gracewing, Leominster.



JournalsAntiquity vol. 89 no. 346 (August 2015)British Archaeology no. 144 (Sept-Oct 2015)

BSI Update Standards (August 2015)

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Yearbook and Directory no. 15 (2015) [current issue kept in Library, A6.3 IFA]

Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust Newsletter (Autumn 2014 and Spring 2015)

Current Archaeology no. 306 (Sept. 2015)

Industrial Archaeology Review vol. 37 no. 1 (May 2015)

Industrial Archaeology News nos. 172 and 173 (Spring and Summer 2015)

Pembrokeshire Life (August 2015)

Pen Cambria no. 29 (Summer 2015)

Planet no. 219 (Autumn 2015)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin no. 457 (Sept/Oct 2015)

Sheetlines no. 103 (August 2015)

Journals Current Awareness

British Archaeology no. 144, p. 11: note on the Historic Environment (Wales) bill

Current Archaeology no. 306, p. 21: ‘Welsh Slate: Chiselling through time’ by Christopher Catling

Pen Cambria no. 29, p. 38: Review of Welsh Slate; p. 39: ‘Roman life in Abermagwr: Villa finds go on display in Ceredigion Museum’

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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
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Email: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
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09/01/2015

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