Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – August 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. 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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Emergency Recording Collection: Cat. Ref. ERC
Material, predominantly measured drawings, received in the course of Emergency Recording, relating to:
- 1-4 Susannah Road, Rhymney: NPRN 20009
- 2 Church Cottages, Aber Road, Llanfairfechan: NPRN 303344
- 3 Lancaster Square, Conwy: NPRN 412263
- 3 The Row, Draethen: NPRN 419618
- 7-9 High Street, Porthmadog: NPRN 406034
- 9-11 The Hayes, Cardiff: NPRN 419232
- 9-12 Almshouse Street, Monmouth: NPRN 36382
- 18 Eastgate, Cowbridge: NPRN 18610
- 26 aka Municipal Offices, Castle Street, Conwy: NPRN 23231
- 39 Old Market Street, Usk: NPRN 405047
- 44 Pendre, Cardigan: NPRN 35046
- 44 Pool Street, Caernarfon: NPRN 408311
- 47 Water Street, Rhyl: NPRN 415272
- Abercynon War Memorial Clock: NPRN 302070
- Aberglasney House, Llangathen: NPRN 17068
- Bethany English Baptist Church, Abertonllwyd Street, Treherbert: NPRN 13844
- Bethany English Baptist Church, Ford Road, Pwll Gwaun, Pontypridd: NPRN 14178
- Black Gates Lodge aka Leeswood Hall Lodge, Mold: NPRN 35979
- Black Lion Hotel, Aberdare: NPRN 28071
- Board Office, Barry Docks: NPRN 147
- Brunett Farm, Broughton: NPRN 37304
- Brynhir Arms, High Street, Criccieth: NPRN 419240
- Brynkinallt, Chirk: NPRN 26866
- Bryn Heilyn, Rhydlydan: NPRN 26859
- Bryn Heulog, Bryntirion Road, Merthyr Tydfil: NPRN 18129
- Bull Hotel, St. David’s Street, Presteigne: NPRN 81066
- Capel Drindod, Beaumaris: NPRN 8644
- Capel Ffynnonau aka Ffynnonau Welsh Calvanist Methodist Chapel, Plas Harri, Llannefydd: NPRN 7686
- Central Cinema, Porth: NPRN 416866
- Croxton Farmhouse, Hanmer: NPRN 419283
- Ebeneser Welsh Independent Chapel, Goodwick: NPRN 11101
- Ebenezer Welsh Baptist Chapel, Brynford: NPRN 7948
- English Methodist Church, High Street, Welshpool: NPRN 11484
- Gallt y Celyn, Conwy: NPRN 27179
- Garden Cottage, Capel Dewi, Llandysul: NPRN 414548
- Gelligroes Mill House, Pontllanfraith: NPRN 415131
- Glendale Hotel, 10 Plymouth Road, Penarth: NPRN 301264
- Gorphwysfa, Pwllheli: NPRN 26535
- Gwynfa, The Green, Beaumaris: NPRN 15703
- Hendre Isaf aka Pentre Isaf, Llangernyw: NPRN 415254
- Hill Farmhouse, Church Lane, Glascoed: NPRN 305497
- Kemeys Cottage, Gwehelog Fawr: NPRN 45006
- Kinnerton Hall Barns, Higher Kinnerton: NPRN 415091
- Kinnerton Lodge, Higher Kinnerton: NPRN 266242
- Lislea House aka The Vicarage, Northop: NPRN 409618
- Little Wern-y-Pentre, Clyro: NPRN 82253
- Llandowlais Farm Outbuildings, Llangybi: NPRN 408406
- Llantrisant House, High Street, Llantrisant: NPRN 414551
- Marine Buildings, Penarth Dock: NPRN 34265
- Melai Barns, Llanfair Talhaiarn: NPRN 37281
- Newton Court, Dixton: NPRN 222528
- Old Bulls Head aka Cwrt Mawr, 10 Castle Street, Beaumaris: NPRN 307952
- Pennal Wesleyan Methodist Chapel: NPRN 8569
- Penrhos, Pistyll: NPRN 417559
- Plas yn Llan Barn, Cilcain: NPRN 37421
- Red Lion House, Conwy: NPRN 16793
- St. Benedict’s Lodge, Gronant: NPRN 419463
- Tan y Cytiau, Holyhead: NPRN 415051
- Ty Glyn Stables, Ciliau Aeron: NPRN 419264
- United World College aka Atlantic College, St Donat’s: NPRN 300312
- Victoria House, Victoria Terrace, Aberystwyth: NPRN 310443
General Digital Donations Collection: Cat. Ref. DD2016
- High resolution digital copy of a stereoscopic photographic print of the main gate of Raglan Castle, by Francis Frith, 1855: Cat. Ref. DD2016_006
- Excavation report relating to the outbuilding at Plas Tirion; produced by W.T. Jones, 2015: Cat. Ref. DD2016_007
Investigators’ Digital Photography: Cat. Ref. DS2016/069-075
RCAHMW Investigators’ digital images relating to:
- Bridgekeeper’s House, Dyfi Railway Viaduct, 2014: NPRN 420362
- Crynllwyn Tannery Ruins, 2016: NPRN 525472
- MOS EE AA Ynyslas Military Buildings, 2014: NPRN 420353
- Plas Machynlleth Kennels/ Stable Block, 2014: NPRN 29822
- Trefor Pier, 2016: NPRN 34166
- Trefor Pier Extension, 2016: NPRN 506779
- Unnamed wreck, 2016: NPRN 271408
NMR Site Files
Photographs relating to:
- Gwydyr Uchaf Chapel: interior view showing wood carving on cornice, 1941: NPRN 43667
- Maenan Hall: interior views showing ceiling decoration, 1952: NPRN 16489
- Middle Mill, Llangennith: black and white photograph showing exterior view, 1954: NPRN 24955
RCAHMW Black and White Oblique Aerial Photographs
Black and white oblique aerial photographs relating to:
- Graig Olway Farm Cropmarks, 1989: NPRN 86829, 401835
- Halkyn Mine aka Pen-y-Bryn Mine aka Halkyn Mountain, Halkyn, 1993: NPRN 33941
RCAHMW Chapels Photographic Collection
Black and white photographs relating to:
RCAHMW Digital Site Reports: Cat. Ref. RCSR
NPRN 421565, 421566, and 421739
Resurgam Submap Project Archive: Cat. Ref. RSM3
Large collection of colour slides arising from the Submap Project on the Resurgam wreck. These include: surface images of survey work, underwater images of the surface, and copies of documents and historic photographs.
Taken by the Archaeological Diving Unit, 1996-1997: NPRN 405760
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