Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – April 2018

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. All publications may be found on our online Library Catalogue.

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Archives

Reconstruction drawing of Abermagwr Roman Villa NPRN: 405315 DI2011_0038c C.549520

Reconstruction drawing of Abermagwr Roman Villa NPRN: 405315 DI2011_0038c C.549520

 

Abermagwr Roman Villa Excavation Archive: Ref. No. ARVE/03
Set of original drawings of pottery and other finds discovered at Abermagwr; drawn by Ian Dennis, commissioned by RCAHMW.
Covering dates: 2010-2015

ADAS Project Archives: Ref. No. ADAS_01-04
Project archives relating to Cathedral View, Gabalfa Road, Gabalfa, Cardiff (ADAS Ref. No. CVG17)
Covering dates: 2017

Archaeology Wales Project Archives
Project archive records relating to:

 

Emergency Recording Collection
Material deposited as a condition of planning consent, relating to:

 

Reconstruction drawing of Tintern Abbey NPRN: 359 DI2009_0406 C.434834

Reconstruction drawing of Tintern Abbey NPRN: 359 DI2009_0406 C.434834

 

European Travellers in Wales Project: Ref. no. ETW
Records emanating from the European Travellers Project: a collaboration between RCAHMW, Bangor University, and CAWCS to create a digital resource highlighting the travel writings of European travellers to Wales throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.
Covering dates: 2013-2018

Excavation Microfiche Collection: Ref. No. EMC
Set of microfiche copies of excavation records of a number of sites in Wales, of various provenance, transferred to NMRW by Historic England.
Covering dates: 1991-2010

General Digital Donations Collection: Ref. No. DD2018_005
Series of images and site plan of a large shell midden at Kingswood Pill Pembroke Dock, taken by David James
Covering dates: 2018

Geoff Ward Collection: Ref. No. GAW/02
Written accounts relating to various buildings, produced by Geoff Ward, RCAHMW.
Covering dates: 1980-2015

Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Reports: Ref. No. GAT10_08
Reports entitled ‘Archaeological Excavation in Advance of the Extension of the Dolbenmaen Water Treatment Works and Dolbenmaen to Cwmystradllyn Water Pipeline’; Project No. G2231 and G2293, Report No.1371.
Covering dates: 2017

Investigators Digital Photography
Digital images, produced by the CHERISH Project, 2017, relating to:

  • Landshipping Brickyard Hotel landing place. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_012
  • Burton Ferry. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_013
  • Porth y Rhaw promontory fort. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_014
  • Porth y Rhaw promontory fort. Photograph of eroded section through western rock-cut ditch: No. DS2018_015
  • South Bishop Lighthouse at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_ 016
  • Fort Hubberston. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_017
  • Dinas Fach promontory fort at low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_018
  • Ramsey island at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_019
  • Gateholm Island at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_020
  • Gelliswick Bay wrecks at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_021
  • Careg Rhoson, at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_022
  • Daufraich, Bishops and Clerks, at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_023
  • North Bishop, at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_024
  • Castle Head promontory fort. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_025
  • Castle Pill Railway Bridge at low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_026
  • Great Castle Head. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_027
  • Great Castle Head, Dale. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_028
  • Gribin promontory fort. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_029 
  • Dale flats. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_030
  • Little Castle Point. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_031
  • Milford Haven docks. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_032
  • Mill Haven Rath. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_033
  • Nab Head. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_034
  • Newgale village. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_035
  • Neyland embarkation hards, at low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_036
  • Porth y Bwch. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_037
  • Porthgain Slate Quarries. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_038
  • Stack Rock Fort, at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_039
  • Stack Rocks, at extreme low tide. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_040
  • Royal Naval armaments depot. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_041
  • St Ann’s Head Lighthouse. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_042
  • St Brides Castle. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_043
  • Tower Point Rath. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_044
  • Watery Bay Rath. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_045
  • St Elvis, Solva, boundary bank. Baseline aerial reconnaissance survey: No. DS2018_046

Digital images relating to:

 

NMR Site Files
Material relating to:

  • Bryn Tinplate Works site and associated features, Swansea Canal, 1977-1980: NPRN 40444
  • Clydach Bridge Lock, Swansea Canal, 1974-1975: NPRN 34496
  • Clydach Smithy, 1974: NPRN 404750
  • Graigola Colliery Tramroad, 1976-1980: NPRN 406361
  • Gwauncaegurwen Colliery Tramroad, 1976-1979: NPRN 34376
  • Lock No.8 Trebanos Lower, Swansea Canal, 1976-1978: NPRN 34497
  • Swansea Canal, Godre’r-graig Dry Dock, 1968-1975: NPRN 34491
  • Swansea Canal, Waun-y-Coed Dock Complex, 1976: NPRN 34490
  • Workers Houses at Clydach Upper Forge, 1979: NPRN 688
  • Ynyscedwyn Ironworks Colliery Branch Canal & Dock, 1975-1980: NPRN 406367
  • Ynyscedwyn Iron Works and Cwm-Nant-Llwyd Collieries Tramroad, 1975: NPRN 34376
  • Ynyscedwyn Iron Works Colliery, Tramroad Bridge, 1976: NPRN 34897
  • Ynys-Meudwy-Ganol Bridge, Swansea Canal, 1976: NPRN 34508
  • Ynysmeudwy Brick and Terra Cotta Works, 1979: NPRN 40806
  • Ynysmeudwy Lower Lock, No.12, Swansea Canal, 1975-1978: NPRN 34499
  • Ynysmeudwy Upper Lock, No.13, Swansea Canal, 1978: NPRN 34500
  • Ynysmeudwy Uchaf, stone overbrige Swansea Canal, 1968-1978: NPRN 34516 

 

Naomi Hughes Collection: Ref. No. NHC
Collection of black and white photographs of a number of churches in Wales, photographed by Naomi Hughes.
Covering dates: c.1995

Paul R. Davis Collection: Ref. No. PRD_02_1165_1221
Digital images, relating to various sites in Wales
Covering dates: 2018

Professor G. D. Barri Jones Collection: Ref. No. GDBJ14
Archive material relating to research on Roman Lead, Copper and Gold Mines and mining development in Wales with some comparative material from outside Wales
Covering dates: 1968-1978

Rachael Jones Collection: Ref. No. RJC
Title documents and similar papers relating to a number of properties in Montgomeryshire, originally in the ownership of Rachael Jones’ family
Covering dates: 1858-1997

Slate World Heritage Urban Characterisation Collection: Ref. No. SWH
Urban characterisation documents produced by Richard Hayman, part of the World Heritage nomination bid
Covering dates: 2017

 

Maenofferen Slate Quarry NPRN: 400427 FHA12/03/07 C.624758

Maenofferen Slate Quarry NPRN: 400427 FHA12/03/07 C.624758

 

Welsh School of Architecture Collection: Ref. No. WSA/M1/17-21
Measured drawings relating to Capel Peniel, Tremadoc; produced by Gareth Lewis, a student of the Welsh School of Architecture
Covering dates: 1966

 

Books

Allen, Valerie & Evans, Ruth, 2016. Roadworks: Medieval Britain, Medieval roads, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Barrett, J.H. & Orton, D.C. eds, 2016. Cod and herring: The archaeology and history of Medieval sea fishing, Oxford: Oxbow.

Brough, Gideon, 2017, The rise and fall of Owain Glyndwr: England, France and the Welsh rebellion in the Late Middle Ages, London: I.B. Tauris.

Cummings, Vicki, 2017. The Neolithic of Britain and Ireland, Abingdon: Routledge.

Fair, Alistair, 2018. Modern playhouses: An architectural history of Britain’s new theatres, 1945-1985, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Harden, Bettina, 2017. The most glorious prospect: Garden visiting in Wales 1639-1900, Llanelli: Graffeg.

Hunt, Roger & Boyd, Iain, 2017. New design for old buildings, Newcastle upon Tyne: RIBA.

Huws, Richard E., 2017. Enwau tai a ffermydd Bont-goch (Elerch), Ceredgion, Talybont, Y Lolfa.

Mynors, Charles, 2017. Listed buildings and other heritage assets, 5th ed. London: Sweet & Maxwell.

Pope, Robert ed., 2016. T&T companion to nonconformity, London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Rabbitts, Paul, 2017. British bandstands, Stroud: Amberley.

Venning, Timothy, 2017. Kingmakers: How power in England was won and lost on the Welsh frontier, Stroud: Amberley.

Whyte, William, 2017. Unlocking the church: The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Woodward, Ann & Hill, J.D., 2017 (reprint). Prehistoric Britain: The ceramic basis, Oxford, Oxbow.

 

Journals

Antiquity Volume 091, Number 358 (August 2017)

Antiquity Volume 091, Number 359 (October 2017)

Antiquity Volume 092, Number 361 (February 2018)

The Archaeologist Issue 103 (Winter 2018)

British Archaeology Volume 160 (May/June 2018)

Current Archaeology Issue 338 (May 2018)

Current World Archaeology Volume 8, No.4 (Apr/May 2018)

Cymru a’r Môr / Maritime Wales Volume 38 (2017)

Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter No.3 (March 2018)

Focus Historic Environment Scotland, (2018)

The Gower Society Newsletter (Spring 2018)

Heritage in Wales Volume 66 (Spring 2018)

Landscapes Volume 018, No. 1 (June 2017)

Morgannwg Volume 061 (2017)

Pembrokeshire Life (April 2018)

Pen Cambria No. 37 (Spring 2018)

Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society Volume 106 (2017)

Sheetlines Number 111, (April 2018)

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings magazine (Spring 2018)

Touchstone: Architecture in Wales (2017)

Welsh Mills Society Newsletter Number 131 (April 2018)

Welsh Mines Society Newsletter Volume 078 (Spring 2018)

 

Journals: Current Awareness

British Archaeology Volume 160 (May/June 2018): A description of the work and finds at the Vile, Rhossili p.52; Bryn Celli Ddu landscape project p.58; Notice of the Archaeology in Wales Conference 31/08/2018-02/09/2018, Lampeter p.59.

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings magazine (Spring 2018): Casework, Listed building consent for Whitson Church, Newport p.41, St Grwst’s Church and Gwydir Chapel, Llanwrst p.38.

 

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May 1, 2018

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