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Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – July 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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An appointment is advisable.

July 2016


Emergency Recording Collection: Cat. Ref. ERC

Material, predominantly measured drawings, received in the course of Emergency Recording, relating to:


Investigators’ Digital Photography

Digital photographic Surveys relating to:

Wreckage uncovered on Oxwich Beach (detail) DS2016_047_009

Wreckage uncovered on Oxwich Beach, detail: Cat. Ref. DS2016_047_009

Wreckage uncovered on Oxwich Beach (overview) DS2016_047_007

Wreckage uncovered on Oxwich Beach, overview: DS2016_047_007


National Monuments Record Site Files
RCAHMW photographic surveys of:

Ordnance Survey 6″ County Series Maps – Farm Boundaries
Provisional Edition Ordnance Survey County Series 6″ maps; annotated with farm boundaries.
The set comprises a mix of gridded and un-gridded maps, 1900-1952.

Ordnance Survey 6″ County Series Maps – Field Set
Complete set of un-gridded Ordnance Survey County Series 6” maps; comprising both Second and Provisional Editions, dating from c.1900-1948.

Quaker Meeting Houses Review: Cat. Ref. QMH
Set of architectural reports on Quaker Meeting Houses in Wales, 2015-2016, comprising: text descriptions, photographs and copied related documents, such as architectural plans.

RCAHMW Uplands Initiative Moel Ddu (Aberglaslyn)
RCAHMW Uplands Initiative Moel Ddu (Aberglaslyn): an archaeological survey, carried out by Hayman and Horton for RCAHMW, June 2013

Richard A. Batt Collection: Cat. Ref. RAB
Scanned copies of photographic records and artworks, with text, relating to Cardiff Docks before and during regeneration, c. 1981-2011

Thomas Telford’s Holyhead Road Survey Archive: Cat. Ref. TTH
Archive from a survey of Telford’s Holyhead Road – the A5 in North Wales – carried out by Oxford Archaeology North, 1999-2000. The archive comprises: field recording sheets, primary drawings, reports, photographs, environmental records, and digital records.


Balmond, Faye and Rob Wilson-North. 2013. Items for Porlock’s moorland archaeology: the DIG Porlock Project 2013, Exmoor, Exmoor National Park Authority.

Buchan, Geoffrey H. 1996. Belmont: the house that Jack built, Anderton, Cheshire.

Cowley, D. C. 2001. “Well shelterd & watered”: Menstrie Glen, a farming landscape near Stirling, Edinburgh, RCAHMS.

Davies, David Wyn. c.1985, The Maglonians : one hundred years of football in Machynlleth (1885-1985), Gwasg Cambria for Machynlleth Football Club.

Driver, Toby. 2016. The hillforts of Cardigan Bay, Little Logaston, Logaston Press.

Ffestiniog RailwayWelsh Highland Railways. 2016. TLC : in the top left hand corner of Wales, Porthmadog, Ffestiniog RailwayWelsh Highland Railway.

Garw Valley Garden History & Heritage Company Limited. 2011. Bryn y Wrach : datgloi dirgelwch lleol = exploring a local mystery, Garw Valley Garden History & Heritage Company Limited.

Hilling, John B. 2016. The history and architecture of Cardiff Civic Centre: Black Gold, White City, Cardiff, University of Wales Press.

Jones, Harri. 2014. Cymru : 1900 hyd heddiw, Aberystwyth, CAA.

Olding, Frank. 2016. Archaeoleg ucheldir Gwent = The archaeology of upland Gwent, Aberystwyth, RCAHMW.

Rolt, L. T. C. 1959. Look at Railways, etc., London, Hamish Hamilton.

Rolt, L. T. C.  1962. Look at Canals, London, Hamish Hamilton.

 Sanz, Nuria. 2002. The heritage of European universities, Strasburg, Council of Europe Publishing.

Welsh Historic Gardens Trust. 2016. Historic parks and gardens of Carmarthenshire, Llandysul,
Gomer Press.


Below! no. 2016.2 (Summer 2016)

Current Archaeology no. 317 (August 2016)

Industrial Archaeology Review vol. 38 no. 1 (May 2016)

Landscapes vol. 17 no. 1 (July 2016)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin no. 462 (July-August 2016)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Journal no. 226 (vol. 38 part 2; July 2016)

Tools and Trades History Society Newsletter no. 133 (Summer 2016)

The Victorian no. 52 (July 2016)

Welsh History Review vol. 28 no. 1 (June 2016)

Welsh Railways Archive vol. 6 no. 3 (May 2016)

Welsh Railways Research Circle Newsletter no. 147 (Summer 2016)

Journals Current Awareness

Current Archaeology no. 317, p. 6 (News): ‘Excavating Llangefni’s surprising cemetery’ [45 burials, mostly 5th to 8th c. AD, excavated by Brython Archaeology]; p. 20 ‘Worlds apart? The Romans in Ireland’ by Chris Catling [RCAHMW Secretary]; p. 48: ‘From the trowel’s edge’, the regular column by Chris Catling.

Industrial Archaeology Review vol. 38 no. 1 p. 76: Review, by Barrie Trinder, of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal: World Heritage Site by Peter Wakelin.

Landscapes vol. 17 no. 1, p. 23: ‘Owain Glyndwr’s Peacocks: Fourteenth Century Designed Landscapes at Sycharth and Glyndyfrdwy’ by John Wiles [former colleague and current volunteer]

The Victorian no. 52, p. 24: Casework, Wales and the Midlands: St. Asaph Cathedral. The Society objected to a proposed new ‘far more assertively sited’ extension.


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