Hyssington Chapel kneeler, Arc no. 6532265, NPRN 11296

Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – July-August 2021

Wall hanging, Big Pit by the Mad Mountain Stitchers, inspired by images from the Royal Commission’s archives
Wall hanging, Big Pit by the Mad Mountain Stitchers, inspired by images from the Royal Commission’s archives
Pit Bottom and River Arch, Big Pit Arc no.6500242, NPRN 91590, John Cornwell Collection
Pit Bottom and River Arch, Big Pit Arc no.6500242, NPRN 91590, John Cornwell Collection

Archives

In light of both the Coronavirus outbreak and the migration of our records to a new digital platform we are presently unable to share our list of newly catalogued archive material with you. Please scroll down to view recent acquisitions to our Library.

Architect’s Model of St Ciwg's Church, Llangiwg, Arc no. 6397093, NPRN 96095
Architect’s Model of St Ciwg’s Church, Llangiwg, Arc no. 6397093, NPRN 96095

Books

All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.

  • Blair, J.; Rippon S. and Smart, C. 2020. Planning in the early medieval landscape. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
  • Blaxland, Sam. 2020. Swansea University: Campus and Community in a Post-war World: 1945-2020. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  • Croll, Andy. 2020. Barry Island: the making of a seaside playground, c.1790-c.1965. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  • Davis, Paul. 2021. Towers of defiance: the castles and fortifications of the princes of Wales. Talybont: Y Lolfa.
  • Evans, Chris and Miskell, Louise. 2020. Swansea copper: a global history. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.
  • Fox, Harold. 2001. The evolution of the fishing village: landscape and society along the south Devon coast, 1086-1550. Oxford: Leopard’s Head Press.
  • Griffiths, Ralph. 2021. Free and public: Andrew Carnegie and the libraries of Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  • Jones, Matthew. 2020. Transforming towns: designing for smaller communities. London: RIBA Publishing.
  • Kenyon, John. 2020. Llandaff Cathedral. London: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd.
  • Rogers. David. 2020. The Roman villa of Llantwit Major. Gwynedd: Llygad Gwalch Cyf.
  • Tomos, Elin. 2020. ‘Y mae y lle yn iach’: Chwarel Dinorwig 1875-1900. Llanwrst: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch.
  • Welsh Government. 2020. Cymu’n cofio 1914-1918 / Wales remembers 1914-1918. Cardiff: Welsh Government.
Hyssington Chapel kneeler, Arc no. 6532265, NPRN 11296
Hyssington Chapel kneeler, Arc no. 6532265, NPRN 11296

Journals

  • Ancient Monuments Society / Friends of Friendless Churches Newsletter Part 2 (Summer 2021).
  • Archaeoleg yng Nghymru / Archaeology in Wales Volume 59 (2019).
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 248 (Part 7, 22/07/2021).
  • AJ Specification Volumes June and July (2021).
  • British Archaeology Volume 180 (September/October 2021).
  • Buildings & Landscapes Volume 28 (Number 1, Spring 2021).
  • Cartographic Journal Volume 57 (Number 4, November 2020).
  • Current Archaeology Volumes 375 and 376 (June and July 2021).
  • Current World Archaeology Volume 107 (June/July 2021).
  • Domestic Buildings Research Group Newsletter Volume 148 (June 2021).
  • Heritage in Wales Volume 72 (Summer 2021).
  • Landscapes Volume 21 (Number 1, July 2020).
Matchstick model of Brondeifi Unitarian Chapel, Arc no. 6335511, NPRN 7271
Matchstick model of Brondeifi Unitarian Chapel, Arc no. 6335511, NPRN 7271
  • Llafur Volume 12 (Number 4 2019/21).
  • Maplines Summer (2021).
  • Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin Volume 492 (July 2021).
  • Railway and Canal Historical Society Journal Volume 241 (July 2021).
  • Sheetlines Volume 121 (August 2021).
  • The Victorian Volume 67 (July 2021).
  • Tijdschrift van de Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed Part 3 (2021).
  • Tools & Trades History Society Newsletter Volume 149 (Summer 2021).
  • Touchstone 2021.
  • Welsh Historic Gardens Trust Bulletin Volume 80 (Summer 2021).
  • Welsh History Review Volume 30 (Number 3, June 2021).
  • Welsh Mills Society Newsletter Volume 144 (July 2021).
  • Welsh Railways Archive Volume 7 (Number 3, May 2021).
  • Welsh Railways Research Circle Newsletter Volume 166 (Summer 2021).
Reconstruction model of Nantgarw Pottery, Taff's Well complex, Arc No. 6440554, NPRN 40801
Reconstruction model of Nantgarw Pottery, Taff’s Well complex, Arc No. 6440554, NPRN 40801

Journals: Current Awareness

Ancient Monuments Society / Friends of Friendless Churches Newsletter Part 2 (Summer 2021) p.7 Casework: refurbishment of Gladstone Library, Hawarden approved; demolition of Aberaeron Hospital, Ceredigion approved; planning application at Royal Dockyard, Pembroke Dock has been called in by Welsh Ministers; amended plans to be submitted for proposed front extension to Cae Efa Lwyd Fawr, Penygroes, Caernarfon; p. 11 objections submitted for the proposed demolition of Golftyn Presbyterian Chapel, Connah’s Quay, Flintshire; p.12 application for change of use for Chapel of St Thomas a Becket, The Rath, Milford Haven and Capel Nant, Nanhoron, Gwynedd from ecclesiastical to domestic; p.16 closure of St. James’s Church, Llangua, Monmouthshire; p. 18 short history of St Beuno’s Church, Penmorfa, Gwynedd and the women associated with it.

Still from the rendered 3D Studio Max model showing the engine house and in situ engine from a RCAHMW survey of Hafod and Morfa Copperworks, Swansea, Arc no. 6212585, NPRN 33710
Still from the rendered 3D Studio Max model showing the engine house and in situ engine from a RCAHMW survey of Hafod and Morfa Copperworks, Swansea, Arc no. 6212585, NPRN 33710
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 248 (Part 7, 22/07/2021), p.44 review of end-of-year student shows at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff; p. 46 Graduate School of the Environment, Centre for Alternative Technology and Swansea College of Art, \university of Wales Trinity Saint David.
  • British Archaeology Volume 180 (September/October 2021), p.62 Casefiles: 57. Island House, Laugharne, Carmarthen, Cyllene Griffiths.
  • Cartographic Journal Volume 57 (Number 4, November 2020) p. 299 Review of Carto-Cymru: Symposium Mapiau Cymru/The Wales Map Symposium.
  • Current Archaeology Volumes 375 (June 2021), p.10 ‘Unprecedented prehistoric finds on Skokholm Island; p.14-15 ‘Excavating the CA archive’ Joe Flatman – Glamorgan and Gwent.
  • Maplines Summer (2021), p.29 Carto Cymru – the Wales Map Symposium 2021: Surveying the Streets, Review, Huw Thomas.
  • Sheetlines Volume 121 (August 2021), p.40-49 From Ruabon to Rangoon: The 61 Indian Reproduction Group 1E, Ian Jacobs.
  • The Victorian Volume 67 (July 2021), p. 28-29 Kinmel Hall, Conwy.
David Broadbent, volunteer with the Royal Commission, modelling the Pontcysyllte neck cowl designed by Ania Skarzynska
David Broadbent, volunteer with the Royal Commission, modelling the Pontcysyllte neck cowl designed by Ania Skarzynska

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09/07/2021

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