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National Monuments Record of Wales Archives and Library Bulletin – February 2016

Welcome to the latest monthly edition of the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW) Archives and Library Bulletin which lists all newly catalogued material.
http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/HI/ENG/Our+Services/Donate+Records/Recent+Acquisitions/. The archival items, library books and journal articles are 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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February 2016



Additional Information

  • Survey notes/ drawings relating to Old Llanerch, produced by RCAHMW
  • Report relating to Ty Hwnt i’r Gain, produced by Richard Suggett, 2001
  • Colour photo survey of Longlane produced by Mr G. Yeomans, 1997
  • Survey notes relating to Long Lane produced by RCAHMW, 1997
  • Survey notes/drawings relating to Deri Odwyn, produced by RCAHMW
  • Colour photo survey of the barn at Llwyn-mawr produced by Cadw
  • Field notes/ drawings relating to Bryn-mawr, produced by Geoff Ward, 2007
  • Field notes/drawings relating to 50-54 King Street, Blaenavon, produced by Geoff Ward and Olwen Jenkins, 2003
  • Field notes/drawings relating to 1 Brutes Row, Blaenavon, produced by Geoff Ward and Olwen Jenkins, 2003
  • Field drawings relating to Felin Ganol, Llanrhystud, produced by Geoff Ward, 1984
  • Field notes/ drawings relating to New Dock Independent Chapel, produced by Geoff Ward, 2001
  • Field notes/ drawings relating to Methodist Church, Neath, produced by Geoff Ward, 2001
  • Field notes/ drawings relating to Siloam Chapel, produced by Geoff Ward, 2001
  • Field notes/ drawings relating to 17 Marine Terrace, produced by Geoff Ward, 2005
  • Field notes/ drawings relating to Troedrhiwfallen, produced by Geoff Ward, 2003
  • Survey drawings relating to Nantclwyd House, produced by Geoff Ward, 2005
  • Survey drawings relating to Tonfanau Farm, produced by Geoff Ward, 1990
  • Survey drawings relating to Llwyn yr Ebol Farmstead, produced by Geoff Ward
  • Survey drawings relating to Church Farmhouse, produced by Geoff Ward, 2005
  • Survey notes relating to Point of Ayr Colliery, produced by Brian Malaws, 1994
  • Copy of National Coal Board reorganisation plan for Tower Colliery
  • Survey notes relating to Tower Colliery, produced by Brian Malaws, 2008

A.J. Parkinson Collection: Cat. Ref. AJPC/01
Field notes and drawings relating to various sites in Wales.

Covering dates: 1970-2000

Bristol and Region Archaeological Services Survey Archives: Cat. Ref. BRAS003
Archive records from a building recording project carried out at Llwyna Farm by Bristol and Region Archaeological Services.

Covering dates: 2007

Cadw Historic Churches Project: Cat. Ref. CHC11
Black and white photographs (with corresponding negatives) and colour slides of churches in Mid and West Glamorgan, produced by the Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust as part of the Historic Churches Project.

Cambria Archaeology Project Archives

  • Project archive from a topographical survey and building survey of Pill Priory and surrounding area, carried out by Cambria Archaeology, 1999: Cat. Ref.CAM37115
  • Project archive from a standing building survey of Whitland Abbey, carried out by Cambria Archaeology, 1999: Cat. Ref. CAM37011

Drawings Collection

  • Plans and measured drawings relating to Tower Colliery Ltd.
  • Field survey plan of Nevern Castle, produced by Louise Barker, March 2011

Dyfed Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
Project archives relating to coastal surveys of:

  • Cardigan Bay, 1996; DAT Project No. 30751: Cat. Ref. DATP090
  • Dyfi Estuary, 1997-8; DAT Project No. 35311: Cat. Ref. DATP091
  • Strumble Head – Ginst Point 2, 1997; DAT Project No. 33470: Cat. Ref. DATP092
  • Milford Haven 1, 1997-8; DAT Project No. 49662: Cat. Ref. DATP093
  • Carmarthen Bay, 1997-8; DAT Project No. 35205: Cat. Ref. DATP094

Emergency Recording Collection: Cat. Ref. ERC
Measured drawings, received in the course of Emergency Recording, relating to:

  • Waun Farmhouse, Penrhos, 2008; NPRN 403167
  • Upper Dyffryn, 2012; NPRN 21043.
  • Clyro Court Farm, 2003; NPRN 22730
  • Penuel Chapel, Llantrisant, 2006; NPRN 14036
  • Garrison Chapel Pembroke Dock, 2001-2003; NPRN 13329
  • Grange Farm, Grangetown, 2000; NPRN 18836
  • Llantony Secunda Manor, 2002; NPRN 301615
  • Barn at Pant, Hopton Uchaf, 2006; NPRN 308569
  • Lydart Farm, 2002; NPRN 45176
  • Old Palace Cinema, Risca, 2002; NPRN 403999
  • Allt y Bela, 1998; NPRN 36379

General Digital Donations Collection
Digital photographs showing various subjects at Tower Colliery, taken over several years, accompanied by a set of captions compiled by Brian Malaws.

Covering dates: 2015

General Information Collection: Cat. Ref. GCMY1/021
Leaflet entitled Architecture in Powys Timber-framed houses, produced by Powys County Council, 1977Geoff Ward Slide Collection
Colour slides showing, produced by Geoff Ward, relating to:

  • Siop Ffynnon Oer, 2001: Cat. Ref. GWSC250
  • Newport Cattle Market, 2003: Cat Ref. GWSC251
  • Troedrhiwfallen, Cribyn, 2001: Cat. Ref. GWSC252

Investigators’ Digital Photography

  • Digital images relating to Plas Machynlleth-Longbuilding Kennels, 2016: Cat. Ref. DS2016_019
  • St. David’s Church, Colva, 2016: Cat. Ref: DS2016_004
  • St. David’s Cathedral, 2016: Cat. Ref. DS2016_003
  • Penrhyngerwin Mine, Cardiganshire, 2016: Cat. Ref: DS2016_020
  • St Cybi’s church, Llangybi, 2015-2016: Cat. Ref: DS2015_286
  • St. Illtyd’s Church, Glamorgan, 2016: DS2015_286

Investigators Photography
Photo surveys relating to:

  • Calvary Baptist Chapel, 2002
  • Mount Hermon, 2002
  • Crwys Road English Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, 2002
  • City Mission Chapel, May St. Cathays, Cardiff, 2002
  • Minny Street Welsh Independent Chapel, 2002
  • St. Nicholas’ Greek Orthodox Church, Greek Church Street, North Butetown, 2002
  • Minster Road Independent Chapel, Cardiff, 2002
  • St. Stephen’s Church, West Bute Street, 2002
  • Conway Road English Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Pontcanna, 2002
  • City Temple, Castle Street, Riverside, 2002
  • Hope English Baptist Chapel, Cowbridge, 2002
  • Clare Gardens English Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Machen Place, Riverside, 2002
  • Victoria English Baptist Chapel, Eldon Road, Cardiff, 2002
  • Splott Road English Baptists Chapel, Splottlands, 2002
  • Gateway Christian Spiritualist Church, Northcote Street, Cardiff, 2002
  • Llandaff Road English Baptist Chapel, Cardiff, 2002
  • St. Paul’s English Independent Chapel, Neville Street, Cardiff, 2002
  • St. Paul’s Congregational Church (Seventh Day Adventists), Rawden Place, Riverside, 2002
  • Hannah Street English Independent Chapel, Cardiff, 2002
  • Trinity Wesleyan Methodist Church, Four Elms Road, Cardiff, 2002
  • Sachville Avenue Independent Chapel (Congregational), Cardiff, 2002
  • Tabernacle Welsh Baptist Chapel, The Hayes, 2002
  • Plasnewydd Presbyterian Church (Calvinist Methodist), Keppoch Street, Roath, 2002
  • Ebenezer English Baptist Chapel, Pearl Street, Cardiff, 2002
  • Society of Friends Meeting House, 43 Charles Street, Cardiff, 2002
  • Chapel, Plasnewydd Road, 2002
  • St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Conway Road, 2002
  • Point of Ayr Colliery, Talacre, 1994
  • Fairwater House, Cardiff, 1994
  • Cwrt y Ceidrim, 2002
  • Cwm Trafle Bridge, 1995
  • Llwyn Mawr Barn, 2002
  • Llwyn Mawr Farmhouse, 2002
  • Llwyn Mawr Old House, 2002
  • Dolgun Blast Furnace, 1995
  • Dolgun Uchaf, 1995
  • New Dock Independent Chapel, 2001
  • Troedrhiwfallen, Cribyn, 2003
  • Cwmystwyth Lead Mines, 1993
  • Allt y Bela, 2003
  • Vulcan House and Foundry, 1993
  • Dol Clettwr, Cardiganshire, 1997
  • Plas yn Cefn, Denbighshire,1993
  • Waen Farm, Flintshire, 2003
  • Ynysmaengwyn, Bryn-Crug
  • St. Cynfelyn’s Church, Llancynfelyn, 1993
  • Eglwys Fach Church, Ysgubor-y-coed, 1993
  • Gwastad Coed, 2003
  • Llanelli House (before restoration), Carmarthenshire, 2002-2003
  • Upper Cwmyrhingyll, Radnorshire, 1995
  • Old Cilgwyn, Newcastle Emlyn, 1995
  • Lower Mellington Farmhouse, Montgomeryshire, 2000
  • Siloam Welsh Independent Chapel, Llangyfelach Road, Swansea, 2001

NMR Site Files

  • Photo survey of Rossa Fawr, produced by RCAHMW, 1989
  • Photo survey of Heol Ddu (with location plan), produced by Iain Wright, 2002
  • Black and white photo survey of buildings at Downing Hall, produced by RCAHMW, 1994
  • Photo survey of Old Llanerch, produced by RCAHMW, 2002
  • Black and white photo survey of Blaen-waun, produced by RCAHMW, 1991
  • Photo survey of Longlane, Amroth produced by RCAHMW, 1997
  • Photo survey of Bakehouse near Ystrad-fawr, produced by RCAHMW, 1999
  • Photo survey of stone carving at St Non’s Chapel, produced by RCAHMW, 2001
  • Photo survey of Castle House, Usk, produced by RCAHMW, 1999
  • Black and white photo survey of St Iagos Church, produced by RCAHMW, 1997
  • Black and white photos of outbuildings at Cefn-meiriadog, taken by Olwen Jenkins
  • Detailed measured drawings of a ground floor window at Heol-ddu (1773 house), Llanarthne, 2002
  • Black and white photo survey of Lower Mellington Farmhouse, produced by Iain Wright, 2000
  • Illustrated report relating to Old Llannerch, produced by RCAHMW, 2001-2002
  • Photo survey of Old Llanerch, Snead, produced by RCAHMW, 2002
  • Measured drawings and annotated early map relating to 1-6 Brute’s Row, Blaenavon, produced by Jenkins and Ward, 2003
  • Contact prints showing interior and exterior views of the limekiln at Stackpole Quay, produced by Geoff Ward, 1978
  • Colour photo and annotated large scale map relating to Manganese Mine Stone Hut Shelter, produced by Geoff Ward, c.2010.

RCAHMW Digital Survey Collection
Archives relating to RCAHMW digital surveys of:

RCAHMW Uplands Initiative

  • Survey archive from the Blaenavon South and Blaenavon East (extension) Archaeological Survey, 2002-2003: Cat. Ref. BSE
  • Survey archive for RCAHMW Uplands Initiative Blaenavon North/West Survey, 2000: Cat. Ref. BNW
  • Archaeological Survey Report relating to the Craig Aberserw to Y Garn (Ganllwyd) area, 2015: Cat. Ref.CAN2014_236
  • Report entitled ‘The Uplands Initiative Glynceiriog Uplands. An Archaeological Survey’, 2014: Cat. Ref:GLC2014_318
  • Digital data from RCAHMW Uplands Initiative Glynceiriog Survey, 2014: Cat. Ref. GLC2014_319
  • Hard copy report entitled ‘Uplands Initiative Field Survey Llyn Cowlyd – Capel Curig’, 2014: Cat. Ref.LC2013_1000
  • Report entitled ‘The Uplands Initiative Manod Bach – Y Garnedd. An Archaeological Survey’, 2014: Cat. Ref.MBYG2013_843
  • Digital data files from RCAHMW Uplands Initiative Manod Bach – Y Garnedd, 2014: Cat. Ref.MBYG2013_844
  • Report in three parts entitled ‘Uplands Initiative. Montgomeryshire Residual Moorland Archaeological Field Survey’, 2014: Cat. Ref. MRM2013_369
  • Pro-forma recording sheets from an Uplands Initiative relating to Montgomeryshire Residual Moorland Archaeological Field Survey, 2014: Cat. Ref.MRM2013_370
  • Report entitled ‘The Uplands Initiative, West Monmouthshire and adjacent uplands, and archaeological survey’, 2013: Cat. Ref. WMU2013_174
  • Digital data from ‘West Monmouthshire and adjacent uplands, an archaeological survey’, 2013: Cat. Ref.WMU2013_175
  • Two-part report entitled ‘Uplands Initiative, Y Rhobellau-Dduallt Archaeological Field Survey’, 2015: Cat. Ref. YRD2014_454
  • Pro-forma recording sheets from Y Rhobellau-Dduallt Archaeological Field Survey, 2015: Cat. Ref.YRD2014_455
  • Two part report entitled ‘Uplands Initiative Moel Ysgyfarnogod Archaeological Field Survey’, 2015: Cat. Ref. MYS2014_436
  • Pro-forma recording sheets from Moel Ysgyfarnogod Archaeological Field Survey, 2015: Cat. Ref.MYS2014_437


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The Archaeologist no. 97 (Spring 2016)

British Archaeology no. 147 (March-April 2016)

BSI Update Standards (February 2016)

Cartographic Journal vol. 52 no. 3 (August 2015)

CBA Newsletter no. 36 (Spring 2016)

Current Archaeology no. 312 (March 2016)

Cymmrodorion Transactions vol. 21 (2015)

Llafur vol. 11 no. 4 (2015)

Maritime Wales / Cymru a’r Môr vol. 36 (2015)

Pembrokeshire Life (February 2016)

Planet vol. 221 (Spring 2016)

Site Recorder no. 1594 (February 2016)

Journals Current Awareness

British Archaeology no. 147, p. 12 ‘Where are the mauls’, letter from John Sorrell discussing last issue’s article on bluestone quarries in Pembrokeshire; p. 46: ‘Neolithic houses on Anglesey’ by Catherine Rees and Matthew Jones [report on excavations at Llanfaethlu]

Current Archaeology no. 312, p. 26: ‘St Kilda: The last and outmost isle’ by Christopher Catling [about RCAHMS’s work recording the island’s archaeology]; p. 48: the regular ‘Sherds’ column by Christopher Catling; this month, is God a vegetarian, various recent Stonehenge news stories, and the bird who has ‘featheyrs fresshe as ys the emrawde greene’ (John Skelton, 1521) and lives in Britain’s city parks.

Llafur vol. 11 no. 4, p. 97: ‘Hidden From View? Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century Wales’ by Daryl Leeworthy

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