Esgair Llewelyn, a late medieval cruck-framed hall-house. Photographed in June 2020. 2022-03-02_2277

Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – April 2022

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.

Our Library and reading room is open:
We are open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 – 16:00, Wednesday 10:30-16:30
An appointment is advisable.

Archives

Archive items have been added to the following collections in the past month:

Many of these items are hard copy, including large scale plans, photographs and reports, and are available to view in our searchroom in Aberystwyth, others are digital and can be viewed on our online catalogue Coflein. Recent uploads can be viewed here.

Some highlights now catalogued and accessible on Coflein:

Esgair Llewelyn, a late medieval cruck-framed hall-house. Photographed in June 2020. 2022-03-02_2277
Esgair Llewelyn, a late medieval cruck-framed hall-house. Photographed in June 2020. 2022-03-02_2277
The congregation and harpist on Sul y Maer at Salem Newydd Welsh Baptist Chapel, Ferndale in 1985, one of a batch of digital photographs Donated by Dr Peter Brookes.
The congregation and harpist on Sul y Maer at Salem Newydd Welsh Baptist Chapel, Ferndale in 1985, one of a batch of digital photographs Donated by Dr Peter Brookes.
Photographs showing the statue of Dr Elaine Morgan outside Tŷ Calon Lân, Oxford Street, Mountain Ash at the statue unveiling on 18 March 2022.
Photographs showing the statue of Dr Elaine Morgan outside Tŷ Calon Lân, Oxford Street, Mountain Ash at the statue unveiling on 18 March 2022.
Two images from a Photographic Survey of Argoed Secondary School, Mynydd Isa. The building was approved for demolition in 2021 after an unsuccessful campaign for the school to be listed as 'an exceptionally fine example of a Brutalist educational building built in the second half of the 20th century by an important architect of the period'.
Two images from a Photographic Survey of Argoed Secondary School, Mynydd Isa. The building was approved for demolition in 2021 after an unsuccessful campaign for the school to be listed as ‘an exceptionally fine example of a Brutalist educational building built in the second half of the 20th century by an important architect of the period’.
Photo showing the inner ramparts with figure for scale. From a photographic survey of Castell Bach promontory fort. Undertaken by Hannah Genders Boyd for CHERISH project condition monitoring 13/01/2022.
Photo showing the inner ramparts with figure for scale. From a photographic survey of Castell Bach promontory fort. Undertaken by Hannah Genders Boyd for CHERISH project condition monitoring 13/01/2022.

Books

All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.

  • Austin, Ronald L. 2019. (Off-print). Further aspects relating to the history of yachting in Swansea Bay. Exeter: Maritime South West Volume 32.
  • Burt, Roger, Waite, Peter and Burnley Ray. [1986]. The mines of Cardiganshire: metalliferous and associated minerals, 1845-1913. University of Exeter in association with the Northern Mine Research Society.
  • Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. 2021. Professional archaeology: a guide for clients. Tisbury: Cathedral Communications.
  • Cole, Ted. 2021. The Warrington Chest. Bath: The Tools and Trades History Society.
  • Dudek, Mark. 2000. Architecture of schools: the new learning environments. Oxford: Architectural Press.
  • Elder Dempster & Company. 1921. The Elder Dempster fleet in the war: 1914-1918. Liverpool: Elder Dempster & Company.
  • Francis, Absalom. 1987. (Reprint). History of the Cardiganshire mines: from the earliest ages, and authenticated history to A.D. 1874 with their present position and prospect. Sheffield: Mining Facsimilies.
  • Guy, Ben et al (Eds.) 2020. The chronicles of medieval Wales and the March: new contexts, studies and texts. Turnhout: Brepols.
  • Hassall, Mark. 2017. Roman Britain: the frontier province: collected papers. Warminster: Hobnob Press.
  • Joel, Janet. 2021. Nanteos: life on a Welsh country estate. Llarwst: Gwasg Carreg Gwlach.
  • Marshall, Alistair. 2021. Orientation of prehistoric monuments in Britain: a reassessment. Oxford: Archaeopress Archaeology.
  • Russell, Tony. 2020. The Great Gardens of Wales. [Wales]: Destination UK Limited.
  • Stevens, Ralph. 2018. Protestant Pluralism: The reception of the Toleration Act, 1689-1720. Woodridge: The Boydell Press.

Journals

  • Antiquaries Journal Volume 100 (2020).
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 249 (Issue 3, 24 March 2022).
  • AJ Specification Volume March (2022).
  • Architectural Review Volumes 233 – 235 (Issues 1393, 2013 – 1404, 2014).
  • Architecture: RIBA buildings of the year Volume 11 (2011).
  • Community Archaeology & Heritage Journal Volume 9 (Number 1 February 2022).
  • Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter Volume 3 (March 2022).
  • London Gardener Volume 25 (2021).
  • Llafur Volume 13 (Number 1, 2021).
  • Monmouthshire antiquary: proceedings of the Monmouthshire Antiquarian Society Volume 36 (2021).
  • Sheetlines Volume 123 (April 2022).
  • Tools & Trades Journal Volume 151 (Spring 2022).
  • Welsh Mills Society Newsletter Volume 147 (April 2022).

Contact us

If you have any comments or enquiries, please feel free to contact us:

NMRW Library and Enquiries Service
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Penglais Road
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion SY23 3BU

Telephone: +44 (0)1970 621200
Email: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
Website: rcahmw.gov.uk

Croesewir gohebiaeth yn y Gymraeg a’r Saesneg | Correspondence welcomed in Welsh and English

05/17/2022

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