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Royal Welsh Showground, 1998 NPRN: 268049 GTJ22554 C.60362

Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – July 2017

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.



David John Saer Album: Ref. No. DJSA
Digital images of views of Aberystwyth and District, copied from a photograph album created by David John Saer of Aberystwyth. The album forms part of the ongoing research work of the Penparcau History and Heritage Group.
Covering dates: c.1910

David Sinnett Archive: Ref. No. DSA
Research records (in files arranged by site) relating to former military installations in Wales, including original historical records and plans, collected and compiled by David Sinnett.
Covering dates: 1956-1996

Dyfed Archaeological Trust Reports: Ref. No. DAT
Digital copies of reports, prepared for Cadw, relating to various sites in Wales: DAT24_04-DAT24_19
Covering dates: 2013-2017

Dyfed Archaeological Trust Projects Archive: Ref. No. DATP
Project Archives relating to:

  • Survey of Medieval Minor Defended Sites, 2009: DATP097
  • Building Recording and Watching Brief at Rhosson Farm, 2009: DATP098

Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive: Ref. No. GATP
Project archives relating to:

  • Dyserth Old Mill, Dyserth, 2015: GATP025
  • Zip World HQ, Bethesda, 2016: GATP026
  • Land at Pentywyn Road and Marl Lane, Deganwy, 2017: GATP027
  • Holyhead Breakwater, 2016-2017: GATP027
  • DCWW Pen y Ball, Holywell Water Main Renewal, 2016-2017: GATP029
  • Mynydd Llandygai Microhydro Scheme, 2016: GATP030
  • Dolbenmaen Water Treatment Works & Cwmystradllyn Water Treatment Works Pipeline, 2013: GATP031
  • Hen Gastell, Llanwnda, 2013: GATP032

National Buildings Record Postcard Collection: Ref. No. NBRP
Black and white postcards relating to churches in Denbighshire and Flintshire: NBRP/208-231
Covering dates: [not dated]

NMR Site Files
Material relating to:

  • Aberystwyth Castle, 1975-1978: NPRN 86
  • Bedwlwyn, 1965-1972: NPRN 18006 & 37464
  • Copa Hill, 1992: Grid Square SN809751
  • Cwmystwyth Lead Mines, 1992-1993: NPRN 115
  • Fforchaman Farm, 1972: NPRN 18645
  • Platform House at Ferndale, c.1974: NPRN 15307
  • Rhondda-fach, 1972: NPRN 19846
  • Tyntyla Farm, c.1985: NPRN 20212

Stephen Hughes Slide Collection: Ref. No. SHS
Colour slides relating to various mines in Wales
Covering dates: 1974-2002


Site of the 1997 & 2009 Eisteddfod at Bala NPRN: 409613 AP_2009_3029 C.865955

Site of the 1997 & 2009 Eisteddfod at Bala NPRN: 409613 AP_2009_3029 C.865955



Boyd, James. I.C.  1976? Talyllyn Railway. St. Ives [Hunts.]: Photo Precision Ltd.

Chavarria Arnau, Alexandra. 2015. Detecting and understanding historic landscapes. Mantova: SAP, Società archeologica s.r.l.

Crummy, Philip. 1975. Not only a matter of time : a survey outlining the archaeology of the Colchester District and methods of counteracting the erosion of its archaeological remains. [Colchester]: Colchester Excavation Committee.

Curtis, Richard. 2007. Damp: causes and solutions. Edinburgh: Historic Scotland.

David, Penny. 2001. Gardd fotaneg genedlaethol Cymru / National botanic garden of Wales: Souvenir guide, 2001. Carmarthen(?): National Botanic Garden of Wales.

Evans, Richard Meurig. 1972. Children in the mines, 1840-42. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales, Museum Schools Service.

Geoinformation Historic. 2003. Photographic reconnaissance and photographic intelligence, 1939-1944.

Fulbourne: Geoinformation Group.

Green, Liz. 2014. Tŷ Mawr Wybrnant, Conwy : a souvenir guide. Rotherham: National Trust.

Jacques, David. 2017. Gardens of court and country: English design, 1630-1730. New Haven: Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press.

Keen, Richard G. 1982. Coalface. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales.

Knight, J.K. 2016. Blaenavon: from iron town to world heritage site. Woonton Almeley, Herefordshire: Logaston Press.

Jenkins, J.Geraint. 1984. Cockles and mussels: aspects of shellfish-gathering in Wales. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales.

Richards, Alun John. 1991. A gazetteer of the Welsh slate industry. Llanrwst: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch.

Richards, John. 2005. Cardiff: a maritime history. Stroud: Tempus Publishing.

Skidmore, Ian. 1992. Anglesey & Lleyn shipwrecks. Swansea: Christopher Davies.



Addoldai Cymru – Welsh Religious Buildings Trust Newsletter (Spring 2017)

The Building Conservation Directory – Special Report on Historical Churches No. 24 (2017)

Current Archaeology Issue.329 (August 2017)

Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter No.5 (July 2017)

Industrial Archaeology Review Vol.39 No.1 (May 2017)

Journal of the Railway & Canal Historical Society Vol. 39 Part 2 No. 229 (July 2017)

Journal of the Railway & Canal Historical Society Index to Volume 38

Mausolus – The Journal of Mausolea & Monuments Trust. The Summer Bulletin (summer 2017)

Pembrokeshire Life (July 2017)

Tools and Trades History Society Newsletter Vol . 137 (Trinity 2017)

Welsh Mills Society Newsletter No. 128 (July 2017)

Welsh Railways Research Circle Newsletter No. 151 (summer 2017)


Journals: Current Awareness

Current Archaeology Issue.329 (August 2017) P.62 Festival of Archaeology

Current Archaeology Issue. 329 (August 2017) P.66 Rhydymwyn Valley History Society

Pembrokeshire Life (July 2017)  P.13 Two Centuries of worship at Ebenezer

Pembrokeshire Life (July 2017)  P.22 The wreck of the Ragna


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

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