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Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – April 2017

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 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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Llangollen Bridge, April 2009 NPRN 24051 Ref. No. DS2012_032_001 C.555721

Llangollen Bridge, April 2009 NPRN 24051 Ref. No. DS2012_032_001 C.555721


Additional Information

  • Copies of eight historic postcards showing sites relating to Hedd Wynn, not dated: C.593878
  • Descriptive account of 44 Bridge Street Aberystwyth, 2006: C.624784
  • Field drawings relating to 44 Bridge Street Aberystwyth, 2006: C.624785

Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non-Trust): Ref. No. AENT40_19
Environmental Assessment Archaeological Technical Report relating to North Bristol Deep Marine Aggregate Dredging; produced by Wessex Archaeology.
Covering dates: 2002-2015

Archaeology Wales Project Archives
Project archives relating to archaeological assessments and watching briefs at:

Emergency Recording Collection: Ref. No. ERC 302416
Architectural drawings, received in the course of Emergency Recording, relating to East Gate (Porth Mawr) Caernarfon
Covering dates: 2012

Falcon Hildred Archive: Ref. No. FHA12/03
Drawings, sketches, and painting contained within Sketchbook E
Covering dates: 1999-2001

General Digital Donations Collection

  • Illustrated report, photographic record, and analysis of structures relating to Chirk Home Farm, 2010: Ref. No. DD2017_014
  • Photographic survey of Gunter House, 37-40 Cross Street, Abergavenny, 2017: Ref. No. DD2017_013

NMR Site Files

  • Brief note relating to Ystradfechan House, Treorchy, 1987: C.624778
  • Descriptive account relating to Bodringallt House, Ystrad, 1985: C.624794
  • Measured drawings relating to Glyncoli Farm, Treorchy, c.1989: C.624783
  • Measured plan and details of a truss blade, relating to Ty Fry, Pentre, 1968: C.624789
  • Photographic survey of the Park and Dare Theatre, Treorchy, 2002: C.624779
  • Report, measured drawings, and a photocopied photograph relating to  Fforch-orky, Treorchy, c.1989: C.624782
  • Report, measured drawings, and black & white photographs relating to Tyntyla Farm, Ystrad, 1985-1989: C.624795

Philip Griffiths Collection: Ref. No. PGCC
Collection of photographs of chapels, mainly in Powys, taken by Philip Griffiths. The collection comprises three A4 ring binders, arranged by map sheet prefix number.
Covering dates: 1990-2007

Llantisilio Chain Bridge, April 2009 NPRN 24054 Ref. No. DS2012_033_001 C.555723

Llantisilio Chain Bridge, April 2009 NPRN 24054 Ref. No. DS2012_033_001 C.555723



Ainsworth, Stewart & Wilmott, Tony. 2005. Chester amphitheatre: from gladiators to gardens. Chester [Swindon]: Chester City Council and English Heritage.

Airs, M. & Whyte, W. [eds.]. 2013. Architectural history after Colvin: the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain Symposium, 2011. Donington, Shaun Tyas.

Atkin, Malcolm. 1987. Found at Richard Cound: the Kingsholm dig. Gloucester: Gloucester excavations Unit and Richard Cound (BMW) Ltd.

Barnett, Cefni. 1967. The Roman Caerwent collection. Newport: Newport Museum and Art Gallery.

Bastian, Jeannette Allis. 2009. Community archives: the shaping of memory. London: Facet.

Benson, Ann. 2017. Troy house: A Tudor estate across time. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Birley, Eric. 1949. The centenary pilgrimage of Hadrian’s Wall, 4th-9th July, 1949. Kendal: T. Wilson and Son Ltd.

Blair, C.H.H. 1936. Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland. History by C.H.H. Blair; Description by H.L. Honeyman. London: H.M.S.O.

Bradley, Simon. 2016. The railways: nation, network and people. London: Profile Books.

Bradley, Simon. 2016. Churches: an architectural guide. New Haven / London: Yale University Press.

Breed, Geoffrey R. 2002. My ancestors were Baptists: how can I find out more about them? London: Society of Genealogists.

Bythell, Duncan. 1974. Durham Castle: an illustrated guidebook. Norwich: Jarrold Colour Publications for University College, Durham.

Carr, Glenda. 2015. Hen Enwau O Ynys Môn. Caernarfon: Gwasg y Bwthyn.

Charles, Bertie George. 1938. Non-Celtic place-names in Wales. London: London Mediaeval Studies.

Clifford, David J.H. 1997. My ancestors were Congregationalists in England & Wales: how can I find out more about them? London: Society of Genealogists.

Crampin, Martin. 2013. Stained glass windows in Llanfihangel Genau’r Glyn Church. [Wales]: Wendall Publications in association with Llandre Parochial Church Council.

Crampin, Martin. 2014. Stained glass at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tenby. Aberystwyth: Sulien Books.

Crampin, Martin. 2014. The medieval grotesques of Gresford. [Wales?]: [Martin Crampin].

Crampin, Martin. 2016. Stained Glass at Hafod: in the Church of St Michael. Aberystwyth: Sulien.

Crampin, Martin & Hammond, John. 2017. Stained glass at the Church of St Peter, Lampeter. Aberystwyth: Sulien Books.

Davies, J. Barry. 2015. The five hamlets of Llantrisant: the story of pre-industrial Llantrisant and its people. [Llantrisant?]: Llantrisant and District Local History Society.

Davies, Branwen. 2017. Melinau Gwlan / woollen mills of Wales. Llandysul: Gomer.

Drury, Michael. 2000. Wandering architects: in pursuit of an Arts and Crafts ideal. Stamford: Shaun Tyas.

Dyczek, Piotr. 2008. The Lower Danube Limes in Bulgaria = Dolnodunavskii︠a︡ limes v B’ulgari︠a︡. Warsaw Vienna: University of Warsaw, Antiquity of Southeastern Europe Research Center.

Edwards, B.J.N. 1981. Ribchester, Lancashire. [Ribchester]: Ribchester Museum trust.

Great Little Trains of Wales. 2016. Big train meets little train, exploring on the great little trains of Wales. [?]: Great Little Trains of Wales.

Few, Janet. 2014. Putting your ancestors in their place: a guide to one place studies. Bury, Lancashire: The Family History Partnership.

Hadcock, R.N. 1936. Tynemouth Priory and Castle, Northumberland. London: H.M.S.O.

Haverfield, F. 1912. The Romanization of Roman Britain. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Hawksley, Lucinda. 2016. Bitten by Witch Fever: Wallpaper & arsenic in the Victorian home. New York: Thames & Hudson Ltd/The National Archives.

Hill, James William Francis. 1950. Lincoln Castle. Official guide. Lincoln: LSG Printers.

Hudley, V.A. 1925?. The History of Dover Castle. Dover: G.W. Grigg & Son.

Hughes, John. 2016. Trysorau Cudd / Hidden Gems: Gwydr Lliw Yn Santes Gwenllwyfo, Dulas, Mon / Stained Glass at the Church of St Gwenllwyfo, Anglesey. Wales: Sulien Books.

Jones, T.L. 1980. Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Leicestershire. London: H.M.S.O.

Keevill, Graham etal. Monastic Archaeology: papers on the study of medieval monasteries. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

King, D.J.C. 1966. Llanstephan Castle, Carmarthenshire. London: H.M.S.O.

Lewis, Colin A. 2017. Under the Black Mountains: the history of Gwernyfed since 1600. Little Logaston: Logaston Press.

Lewis, David T.R. 2016. Dolaucothi and Brunant: A Tale of Two Families in Wales. Cynwyl Gaeo: Lewis, David T.R.

Lewis, M. Dorothy. 1965. Welcome to Cardiff/ by the Lord Mayor (Alderman M. Dorothy Lewis). Cheltenham: Burrow.

Lloyd-Jones, John. 1928. Enwau lleoedd sir Gaernarfon (traethawd arobryn yn Eisteddfod Caernarfon, 1921). Caerdydd: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru.

Mayes, Philip. 1973. Candal Castle Wakefield: excavations 1964-72. Wakefield Corporation.

Meates, G.W. 1970. Lullingstone Roman villa, Kent. London: H.M.S.O.

Michell, John. 2007. Megalithomania: artists, antiquarians and archaeologists at the old stone monuments. Glastonbury: The Squeeze Press.

Munby, Julian. 1993. Stokesay Castle, Shropshire. London: English Heritage.

Nash, Clare. 2016. Comtemporary vernacular design: how British housing can rediscover its soul. Newcastle upon Tyne: RIBA Publishing.

National Trust. 1999. Chirk Castle. London: National Trust.

Ochota, Mary-Ann. 2016. Hidden histories: A spotter’s guide to the British landscape. London: Frances Lincoln Ltd.

Pearson, Lynn F. 2016. Victorian and Edwardian British industrial architecture. Ramsbury: The Crowood Press.

Pols, Robert. 2016. Dating old photographs 1840 – 1950. Bury: the Family History Partnership.

Radford, C.A. Ralegh. 1939. Tintagel Castle: Cornwall. London: H.M. Stationary Office.

Renfrew, Colin & Bahn, Paul. 2016. Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice. London: Thames & Hudson, Ltd.

Renn, D.F. 1993. Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire. London: English Heritage.

Roberts, Ian. 1990. Pontefract Castle. Wakefield: West Yorkshire Archaeology Service.

Rudling, David. 2008. Ritual landscapes of Roman South-East Britain. Oxford: Heritage.

Shepherd, Charles F. 1934 (1988 repr.). St. Nicholas: a historical survey of a Glamorganshire parish. Cardiff: Western Mail & Echo Ltd.

Sorrell, Alan. 1976. Roman towns in Britain. London: Batsford.

Stewart, Rory. 2014. The Marches. London: Jonathan Cape.

Thorne, Roy. 1975. Penarth: a history. Risca: Starling.



Antiquaries Journal vol. 96 (2016)

Antiquity vol. 91 no. 355 (February 2017)

British Archaeology no. 154 (May-June 2017)

Brycheiniog vol. 48 (2017)

Capel Newsletter no. 69 (Spring 2017)

Cartographic Journal vol. 54 no. 1 (February 2017)

Current Archaeology no. 326 (May 2017)

Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter no. 3/2017 (March 2017)

Etifeddiaeth y Cymry rh. 64 (Gwanwyn 2017)

Heritage in Wales no. 64 (Spring 2017)

Institute of Historic Building Conservation Yearbook 2017

Maplines vol. 29 no. 1 (Spring 2017)

Melin vol. 32 (2016)

Morgannwg vol. 60 (2016)

Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter no. 153 (March 2017)

Pembrokeshire Life (April 2017)

Pen Cambria no. 34 (Spring 2017)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin no. 467 (May-June 2017)

Sheetlines no. 108 (April 2017)

SPAB Magazine (Spring 2017)

Talyllyn News no. 253 (March 2017)

Transactions of the Cymmrodorion, new series vol. 22 (2016)

Welsh Mills Society Newsletter no. 127 (April 2017)

Welsh Stone Forum no. 14 (March 2017)


Journals: Current Awareness

Antiquaries Journal vol. 96, p. 207: ‘Post-medieval cross slabs in south-east Wales: closet Catholics or stubborn traditionalists?’ by Madeleine Gray

British Archaeology no. 154, p. 9 ‘Britain in Archaeology’ section: Port Eynon, Gower footprints are 7,000 years old and second oldest hominin footprints in Britain; p. 11: ‘Kingdom of slate’ by Mick Sharp [about the slate landscapes of North Wales]; p. 65 ‘Casefiles no. 31: Former Jewish Synagogue, Merthyr Tydfil’ by Cyllene Griffiths, listed buildings caseworker for Wales at the CBA.

Brycheiniog vol. 48, p. 22: ‘The Vernacular Houses of Breconshire: Following Jones and Smith’ by Richard Suggett, RCAHMW

Current Archaeology no. 326, p. 12: ‘Gower footprints lead further back in time’ (3000 years further, to be precise, according to the new data analysis); p. 18: ‘Rome’s homes on the range: Revealing the Romano-British countryside’ by Christopher Catling, Secretary, RCAHMW; p. 64: in this month’s ‘Sherds’ column by Christopher Catling, the economic benefits of finding buried monarchs and the search for the murdered James I on the site of the demolished Perth Charterhouse; and a tribute to Dai Morgan Evans, the late General Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries of London, including, inter alia, a mention of his rôle in establishing the Welsh Archaeological Trusts forty years ago.

Transactions of the Cymmrodorion, new series vol. 22, p. 134: ‘John Morris Jones and his Welsh Grammar’ by Patrick Sims-Williams (former Commissioner, RCAHMW).


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