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Waterloo Bridge, Bettws-y-Coed, 2005 C.523687 Ref. DS2005_131_005 NPRN: 23839

Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – January 2020

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:
Monday – Friday 09.30 – 16.00,
Wednesday 10.30 – 16.30.
An appointment is advisable.

RCAHMW Library and Searchroom Temporary Closure Notice

Please note that, due to building works, the Royal Commission’s Library and Searchroom, and the Enquiry Service, will be closed at the following times

The Library and Searchroom will be closed from 3rd February to 21st February 2020 inclusive

The Library and Searchroom will recommence service from the National Library’s North Reading Room on 24th February 2020.

We hope to re-open in our usual location from April 2020.

The Enquiry Service will be suspended from 27th January – 21st February 2020 inclusive

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.


Elan Village Stone Bridge, 2004     C.413985     Ref. DS2005_052_001     NPRN: 261560
Elan Village Stone Bridge, 2004 C.413985 Ref. DS2005_052_001 NPRN: 261560

Cadw Listed Buildings 35mm Colour Negative Collection

  • Colour negatives relating to the resurvey of Listed Buildings between 1980 and 2010: continuing addition to the collection, 1987: Ref. CLBN

Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust Project Archives
Project archives relating to:

Emergency Recording Collection

  • Historic Building Photographic Record of Middle Ton Threshing Barn, Llanvapley, conducted by Dan Courtney of Cog Architects in 2019: Ref. ERC2020_001; NPRN 403275

Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
Project archives relating to:

Headland Archaeology Projects Archive
Project archives relating to:

Heritage Recording Services Wales Project Archives

  • Digital files relating to archaeological building investigation and recording of English Wesleyan Chapel in Clydach, near Abergavenny, 2019: Ref. HRS007

Investigators’ Digital Photography
Photographic survey relating to:

John Martin Evans Collection: Ref. JMEC
Collection of colour photos showing (mainly) chapels in northern Ceredigion

Covering dates: c.2002-2003

RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs
Oblique aerial photograph taken during the Royal Commission’s programme of archaeological aerial reconnaissance, 2013: continuing additions to the collection: Ref. AP2020_0001 – AP2020_0131

Ruthin Baptist Chapel Archive Collection: Ref. BPR
Digital copies of an extensive collection of records relating to the construction of Ruthin Baptist Chapel in 1934; comprising architectural drawings, specifications, accounts, bills, cheques, quotations and correspondence

Covering dates: c. 1934

Bridge 40, Llangollen Canal, 2007     C.836424     Ref. DS2007_111_001     NPRN: 405859
Bridge 40, Llangollen Canal, 2007 C.836424 Ref. DS2007_111_001 NPRN: 405859


  • All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.
  • Allen, Martyn.  Et al. 2017. The rural economy of Roman Britain: new vision of the countryside of Roman Britain. Volume 2. London: The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.
  • Awty, Brian G. 2019. Adventure in iron: The blast furnace and its spread from Namur to northern France, England and North America, 1450-1650; a technological, political and genealogical investigation. Two volumes.Tonbridge, Kent: Wealden Iron Research Group.
  • Ayers, Brian. 2016. The German ocean: medieval Europe around the North Sea. Sheffield: Equinox Publishing Ltd.
  • Baker, Diane. 1984. Schools in the Potteries. Stoke-on-Trent: City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Barker, Graeme. 1985. Prehistoric farming in Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Biddle, Martin. 2018. The search for Winchester’s Anglo-Saxon minsters. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing.
  • Blair, P. Hunter. 1975. Roman Britain and early England, 55BC-871AD. London: Cardinal.
  • Bond, James. 2004. Monastic landscapes. Stroud: Tempus.
  • Breeze, David [Editor]. 2013. 200 years: The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1813-2013. Newcastle upon Tyne: The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • Brothwell, D. R. 1972. Digging up bones: the excavation, treatment and study of human skeletal remains. London: British Museum (Natural History).
  • Brooks, Robert R. & Johannes, Dieter. 1990. Phytoarchaeology. Leicester: Leicester University Press.
  • Bruce, J. Collingwood. 1885. The hand-book to the Roman wall: a guide to tourists traversing the barrier of the lower isthmus. London: Longmans, Green & Co. & Newcastle upon Tyne: Andrew Reid.
  • Casson, Lionel. 1994. Ships and seafaring in ancient times. London: British Museum Press.
  • Clarke, H. B. and Gearty, Sarah. 2018. More maps & texts: sources and the Irish historic towns atlas. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy.
  • Clutton-Brock, Juliet. 2012. Animals as domesticates: a world view through history. East Lancing; Michigan State University Press.
  • Cocroft, W. and Stamper, P. [editors]. 2018. Legacies of the First World War: building for total war 1914-18. Swindon: Historic England.
  • Coles, John. 1972. Field archaeology in Britain. London: Methuen.
  • Collier, Sylvia and Pearson, Sarah. 1991. Whitehaven, 1660-1800, a new town of the late seventeenth century: a study of its buildings and urban development. London: HMSO.
  • Collis, John. 2003. The Celts: origins, myths & inventions. Stroud: Tempus.
  • Daniel, Glyn. 1992. Writing for “Antiquity”: an anthology of editorials from Antiquity. London: Thames and Hudson.
  • English Heritage. [2003?]. Suburbs and the historic environment. Swindon: English Heritage.
  • Evans, Christopher. 2016. Twice-crossed river: prehistoric and palaeoenvironmental investigations at Barleycroft Farm/Over, Cambridgeshire. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.
  • Fowler, Peter. 1983. Farms in England: prehistoric to present. London: HMSO.
  • Gamble, Clive. 1993. Timewalkers: the prehistory of global colonization. Stroud: Sutton Publishing.
  • Green, Miranda J. 1976. A corpus of religious material from the civilian areas of Roman Britain. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.
  • Green, Miranda. 1997. Celtic goddesses: warriors, virgins and mothers. London: British Museum Press.
  • Green, Miranda. 1997. The gods of the Celts. Stroud: Sutton Publishing.
  • Hall, Melanie. 2011. Towards world heritage: international origins of the preservation movement 1870-1930. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Company.
  • Harron, Paul. 2016. Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie: a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960. Belfast: Ulster Architectural Heritage Society.
  • Hodder, Ian. 1982. The present past: an introduction to anthropology for archaeology. London: Batsford.
  • Hunter, John and Ralston, Ian. 2006. The archaeology of Britain: an introduction from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Industrial Revolution. London: Routledge.
  • Hodgkinson, Jeremy. 2008. The Wealden iron industry. Stroud: The History Press.
  • Impey, Edward with Miles, Daniel and Lea, Richard. 2017. The great barn of 1425-27 at Harmondsworth, Middlesex. Swindon: Historic England.
  • Jeffries, Nigel, Blackmore, Lyn and Sorapure, David. 2016. Crosse and Blackwell 1830-1921: a British food manufacturer in London’s West End. London: MOLA [Museum of London Archaeology].
  • Jones, Evan T, and Condon, Margaret M. 2016. Cabot and Bristol’s age of discovery: the Bristol discovery voyages 1480 – 1508. Bristol: Cabot Project Publications [Bristol University].
  • Kelekna, Pita. 2009. The horse in human history. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Lucy, Sam. 2016. Romano-British settlement & cemeteries at Mucking: excavations by Margaret and Tom Jones, 1965 – 1978. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
  • Mercer, Roger and Healy, Frances [Two volumes]. 2009. Hambledon Hill, Dorset, England: excavation and survey of a Neolithic monument complex and its surrounding landscape. Swindon: English Heritage.
  • Oswald, A. et al. 2001. The creation of monuments: Neolithic causewayed enclosures in the British Isles. Swindon: English Heritage.
  • Pacey, Arnold. 2007. Medieval architectural drawing: English craftsmen’s methods and their later persistence (c.1200 – 1700). Stroud: Tempus Publishing.
  • Parker Pearson , Mike. 2012. Stonehenge: exploring the greatest Stone Age mystery. London: Simon & Schuster.
  • Pettifer, Adrian. 2000. Welsh castles: a guide by counties. Woodbridge: Boydell Press.
  • Phillips, Derek. 1995. Excavations at York Minster: Volume 1, from fortress to Norman cathedral [Two Parts: Part 1, the site & Part2, the finds]. London: HMSO.
  • Platt, Colin. 1979. The English medieval town. London: Paladin Books.
  • Prestwich, Michael. 2003. The three Edwards: war and state in England, 1272-1377. London: Routledge.
  • Pryor, Francis. 2001. Seahenge: new discoveries in prehistoric Britain. London: Harper Collins.
  • Ray, Keith. 2015. The archaeology of Herefordshire: an exploration. Little Logaston: Logaston Press.
  • Renfrew, Colin & Bahn, Paul. 2004. Archaeology: theories, methods and practice. London: Thames and Hudson.
  • Rodwell, Warwick. 2013. The coronation chair and Stone of Scone: history, archaeology and conservation. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
  • Rowley, Trevor [Editor]. 1974. Anglo-Saxon settlement and landscape: papers presented to a symposium, Oxford 1973. Oxford. British Archaeological Reports.
  • RCHME. 1987. Houses of the North York Moors. London: H.M.S.O.
  • Scarre, Chris. [Editor]. The human past: world prehistory & the development of human societies. London: Thames & Hudson.
  • Schofield, John. Et al. 2018. London’s waterfront 1100-1666: excavations in Thames Street, London, 1974-84. Oxford: Archaeopress Archaeology.
  • Smith, Alexander, et al. 2016. New visions of the countryside of Roman Britain. Volume 1, the rural settlement of Roman Britain. London: The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.
  • Sorrell, Julia and Sorrell, Mark. 2018. Alan Sorrell: the man who created Roman Britain. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
  • Stoyle, Mark. 2014. Water in the city: the aqueducts and underground passages of Exeter. Exeter: University of Exeter Press.
  • Stringer, Chris. 2006. Homo Britannicus: the incredible story of human life in Britain. London: Allen Lane.
  • Strong, Donald and Brown, David. 1976. Roman crafts. London: Duckworth.
  • Taylor, Christopher. 1974. Fieldwork in medieval archaeology. London: Batsford.
  • Temple, Philip. 1992. Islington chapels: an architectural guide to Nonconformist and Roman Catholic places of worship in the London borough of Islington. London: RCHME.
  • Tittensor, Ruth. 2016. Shades of green: an environmental and cultural history of the Sitka spruce. Oxford: Windgather press.
  • Todd, Malcolm [Editor]. 1978. Studies in the Romano-British villa. Leicester: Leicester University Press.
  • Turvey, Roger. 2002. The Welsh princes: the native rulers of Wales, 1063 – 1283. London: Longman.
  • Williams, Matthew. 2017. Subterranean Norwich: the grain of the city. Norwich: Lasse Press.


  • AJ The Architects Journal – In practice: Volume 247 (Issue 01, January 2020).
  • Antiquity Volume 93 (Number 372, December 2019).
  • Archaeology Ireland Volume 33 (Number 3, Issue 129, Autumn 2019).
  • Casemate Number 117 (January 2020).
  • Current Archaeology Issue 359 (February 2020).
  • Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter Volume 01 (January 2020).
  • Maplines Winter (2019).
  • Medieval Settlement Research Volume 034 (2019).
  • PMC Notes Number 14.
  • Post Medieval Archaeology Volume 53 (Part 1 & 2, 2019).
  • Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin Number 483 (February 2020).
  • Regional Furniture Society Newsletter Number 56 (Spring 2012).

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Waterloo Bridge, Bettws-y-Coed, 2005      C.523687     Ref. DS2005_131_005     NPRN: 23839
Waterloo Bridge, Bettws-y-Coed, 2005 C.523687 Ref. DS2005_131_005 NPRN: 23839


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