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Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – January 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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Additional Information
Newly catalogued material relating to:

  • Aberdare Canal Head; Stables and Crane
  • Aqueduct, Pentrebach Ironworks Feeder over Church street, Merthyr Tydfil
  • Boat Repairer’s House, Glamorganshire Canal, Abercynon
  • Boat Weighing Machine, North Road
  • Boat Weighing Machine and Lock Gates at Crockherbtown Lock No. 50, Glamorganshire Canal, Cardiff
  • Canal-side Building; St Gwynno’s Church, Glamorganshire Canal, Abercynon
  • Cardiff Railway Bridge over Glamorganshire Canal, Tongwynlais
  • Cardiff Railway Bridge over Glamorganshire Canal, Glan-y-Llyn
  • Crane, Sea Pound, Glamorganshire Canal, Cardiff
  • Cyfarthfa Canal, Merthyr Tydfil
  • Depot House, Navigation Yard, Glamorganshire, Abercynon
  • Dyffryn Road Bridge over Plymouth feeder, Merthyr Tydfil
  • Fiddler’s Elbow weir, River Taff, Quaker’s Yard
  • Glamorganshire Canal
  • Glamorganshire Canal Offices, Navigation House, Abercynon
  • Glandwor Villa Lock, No.28/29, Glamorganshire Canal, Pontypridd
  • Great Western Railway Bridge over Glamorganshire Canal
  • Junction Lock, No.16/17, Glamorganshire Canal, Abercynon
  • Lock Uchaf, No.14/15, Glamorganshire Canal, Abercynon
  • Merthyr Basin, Glamorganshire Canal
  • Mynachdy Lock No.48, Glamorganshire Canal, Cardiff
  • Railway Bridge over Glamorganshire Canal at Pentre-Bach, Pontypridd
  • Rhymney Railway bridge over Glamorganshire Canal, Taff’s Well
  • Road Bridge over Glamorganshire Canal, Old Rhydycar
  • Sea Lock No.52, Glamorganshire Canal, Cardiff
  • Taff Vale Main line and Taff Vale Llandaff Loop
  • Tow path bridge over Garth Ironworks Dock, Taff’s Well
  • Tow path bridge, Glamorganshire Canal, on overflow to Melingriffith Tinplate Works
  • Williams Warehouse, West Canal Wharf, Cardiff
  • Ynys-y-Gored Limekiln, Glamorganshire Canal, Aberfan


Tennant Canal, Neath, 1937

Tennant Canal, Neath, 1937
Ref. SS2007/001/01 C.434323 NPRN: 91664


Aeon Archaeology Projects
Digital records relating to:


Archaeological Perspectives Analysis Consultancy (A.P.A.C. Ltd).
Digital records relating to:


Emergency Recording Collection: Ref. No. ERC2018_001
Photo record, with floor plan, relating to New Inn, Pwllmeyric. Produced by Total Design Ltd, and deposited with NMRW as a condition of planning consent.
Covering dates: 2017

General Digital Donations Collection: Ref. No. DD2018_001
Colour photographs relating to Dol-Llys
Covering dates: 2017

Glamorganshire Canal Collection
Collection of material, consisting of notes, photocopies of source material, transcripts and correspondence, written and compiled by Charles Hadfield; incorporating tables and relevant transcriptions


View from the southeast, Glamorganshire Canal tow path bridge, Melingriffith

View from the southeast, Glamorganshire Canal tow path bridge, Melingriffith
DS2014_484_003 C.596873 NPRN: 34425


Investigators’ Digital Photography

Photographic surveys of:


Jackson-Stops Sales Particulars: Ref. No. JSS
Collection of Sales Particulars mainly relating to properties dealt with by Jackson Stops and Staff. They record sales of single properties, small estates and the outlying portions of larger estates.
Covering dates: 1935-1965


NMR Site Files
Newly catalogued material relating to:

  • Anchor Patent Fuel Works, Gabalfa
  • Custom House, East Canal Wharf, Cardiff
  • Depot House, Navigation Yard, Glamorganshire Canal, Abercynon
  • Junction Canal, East Bute Dock, Cardiff
  • Merthyr Basin, Glamorganshire Canal
  • Pont-y-Glyn
  • River Taff Coal Ferry, Upper Boat
  • Royal Stuart Warehouses , on sea-lock pound, Glamorganshire Canal, Cardiff
  • Sea Pound, Glamorganshire Canal, Cardiff
  • Taff’s Well Lock No38, Lock House and stables, Glamorganshire Canal
  • The Square, Tongwynlais
  • Tow path bridge over Garth Ironworks Dock, Taff’s Well, Glamorganshire Canal
  • Tow path bridge over the Glamorganshire Canal, near Melingriffith Tinplate Works


Peter M. Reid Collection: Ref. No. PMR
Collection of sales particulars, notes, off-prints, booklets and miscellaneous material relating to country houses in Wales
Covering dates: 1965-1990



  • Bennett, Tom. 2018. Ty Gwyn and the bronze bell wreck. Self-published.
  • Biebrach, Rhianydd. 2017. Church monuments in South Wales, c. 1200-1547. The Boydell Press: Martlesham.
  • Carr, A.D. The gentry of North wales in the later Middle Ages. University of Wales Press: Cardiff.
  • Carradice, Phil and Breverton, Terry. 2007. Welsh sailors of the Second World War. Glyndŵr Publishing: Cowbridge.
  • Carradice, Phil and MacCallum, Roger. 2014. Pembroke Dock 1814-201 : a bicentennial look back. Amberley: Stroud.
  • David, Penny. 2017. Rooted in History: Celebrating Carmarthenshire’s Parks & Gardens. Fern Press: Lampeter.
  • Ellwood, David. Yarns from the ropeworks: a history and memoir. The Tools and Trades History  Society: United Kingdom.
  • St.Davids, J. Viscount. 1966. The Watney book of inland cruising. Queen Anne Press:  London.
  • Hadfield, Charles and Streat, Michael. Holiday cruising on inland waterways. David & Charles: Newton Abbot.
  • Hankinson, John. 1974. Canal cruising. Ward Lock: London.
  • Harvey, John. 1955. Old Buildings – Problem and Challenge. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, New Series, Vol.II, 1954, Pp.35-43. [London]: Ancient Monuments Society.
  • Hemmings, Andrew. 2017. Secret Newport.Amberley: Stroud.
  • Hewett, Cecil A.. 1978. Anglo-Saxon Carpentry ; Reprinted from Anglo-Saxon England 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Holt, Peter. 2017. The Resurgam submarine: ‘a project for annoying the enemy’. Archaeopress: Oxford.
  • Jermy, Roger.C. c1981. The Storeton tramway. AvonAngliA: Weston-super- Mare.
  • Langford, J. Ian. 1974. A towpath guide to the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. Goose Publishing: Cambridge.
  • Lewis, DavidT,R. 2017. A History of The Edwinsford and Clovelly Communities. Carmartnenshire: David T.R. Lewis.
  • Manco, Jean. 2015. Blood of the Celts : the new ancestral story. Thames & Hudson: London.
  • Parkin, E. W. 1984. The Ancient Cinque Port of Sandwich. Offprint from Archaeologia Cantiana. Volume C. Kent: Kent Archaeological Society.
  • Parkin, E. W. 1985. The Medieval Origins of Wye College. Reprinted from Archaeologia Cantiana. Volume CII. Kent: Kent Archaeological Society.
  • Parkin, E. W. 1986. Newington, Near Hythe: The Threatened Village. Historic Buildings affected by the Channel Tunnel. Offprint from Archaeologia Cantiana. Volume CIII. Kent: Kent Archaeological Society.
  • Parkin, E. W. 1989. Barham: The Old Aisled House. Offprint from Archaeologia Cantiana. Volume CVII. Kent: Kent Archaeological Society.
  • Powell, Edward. 2017. The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. [Wales?]: [republished by kind permission of the descendents of Edward Powell]
  • Smith,  Royston. 2017. Brithdir : Yesteryear in an upper Rhymney Valley community. Gelligaer Publishing: Newbridge.
  • Wakeling, Christopher. 2017. Chapels of England : buildings of Protestant nonconformity. English Heritage: Swindon.
  • Walton, James. 1974. Peter van Zyl’s Farm on the Oliphant’s River ; This is an Offprint from Africana Notes and News, March 1974, Vol. 21, No. 1, Pp.33-9. Johannesburg ; Africana Museum: Africana Society.


  • Antiquity Vol. 91, No.360 (December 2017)
  • The Building Conservation Directory Vol.25 (2018)
  • Buildings & Landscapes Vol.21, No.2 (Fall 2014)
  • Buildings & Landscapes Vol.24, No.1 (Spring 2017)
  • Buildings & Landscapes Vol 24, No.2 (Fall 2017)
  • Current Archaeology No. 334 (January 2018)
  • Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter No.1 (January 2018)
  • The Georgian Issue 2 (Autumn 2017)
  • Mausolus  Winter Bulletin (2017/2018)
  • Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin No.471 (Jan-Feb 2018)
  • Studia Celtica Vol. 51 (2017)
  • Talyllyn News No. 256 (December 2017)
  • Welsh Historic Gardens Trust Bulletin Issue. 74 (Autumn 2017)
  • Welsh Mills Society Newsletter No.130 (January 2018)
  • The Welsh Railways Archive Vol.6, No.6 (November 2017)
  • Welsh Railways Circle Newsletter No.153 (Winter 2017)


Brecon and Abergavenny Canal

Brecon and Abergavenny Canal
Ref. DRS220 C.416991 NPRN: 85124


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