Diver working on survey of the Bronze Bell wreck, Tal-y-Bont. Undertaken by MSDS Marine on behalf of RCAHMW, through the EU Funded CHERISH Project.

Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – June 2022

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:
We are open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 – 16:00, Wednesday 10:30-16:30
An appointment is advisable.

Archives

Archive items have been added to the following collections in the past month:

Many of these items are hard copy, including large scale plans, photographs and reports, and are available to view in our searchroom in Aberystwyth; others are digital and can be viewed on our online catalogue Coflein.

Now catalogued and available on Coflein:

Diver working on survey of the Bronze Bell wreck, Tal-y-Bont. Undertaken by MSDS Marine on behalf of RCAHMW, through the EU Funded CHERISH Project.
Diver working on survey of the Bronze Bell wreck, Tal-y-Bont. Undertaken by MSDS Marine on behalf of RCAHMW, through the EU Funded CHERISH Project.
Digitised image of Vane Almshouse, Machynlleth, copied from early undated postcard showing exterior and the Dowager Marchioness of Londonderry Memorial, loaned by Thomas Lloyd.
Digitised image of Vane Almshouse, Machynlleth, copied from early undated postcard showing exterior and the Dowager Marchioness of Londonderry Memorial, loaned by Thomas Lloyd.
Exterior view of buildings on the High Street, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil. Produced by Geoff Ward of RCAHMW.
Exterior view of buildings on the High Street, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil. Produced by Geoff Ward of RCAHMW.
Digital colour photograph showing interior of St Benedict's Catholic church, Merthyr Vale from the Catholic Churches in Wales Collection.
Digital colour photograph showing interior of St Benedict’s Catholic church, Merthyr Vale from the Catholic Churches in Wales Collection.
Photograph showing view north of the Taff aqueduct from the east bank of the Taff. Produced by Kelvin Merriott in May 2021.
Photograph showing view north of the Taff aqueduct from the east bank of the Taff. Produced by Kelvin Merriott in May 2021.

Books

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

  • Beeson, Wendy and Malcolm. 2020. No ‘run of the mill’ experience: the story of Felin Newydd ‘the mill at Crugybar’. Weymouth: Wendy and Malcolm Beeson.
  • Carver, Martin. Formative Britain: an archaeology of Britain, Fifth to Eleventh century AD. Oxford: Routledge.
  • Fleming, Robin. 2021. The material fall of Roman Britain 300-525 CE. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Gower Society. 2019. A pocket guide to Gower. Swansea: The Gower Society.
  • Harwood, Elain. 2021. Mid-century Britain: modern architecture 1938-1963. London: Batsford Ltd.
  • Johnson, David. 2021. Brickmaking: history and heritage. Stroud: Amberley Publishing.
  • Lewis, Barry et al. 2022. A history of Christianity in Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  • Lock, Gary and Ralston, Ian. 2022. Atlas of the hillforts of Britain and Ireland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Lord, Peter. 2020. Looking out: Welsh painting, social class and international context. Cardigan: Parthian.

Journals

  • Archaeoleg yng Nghymru/Archaeology in Wales Cyfrol 60 Volume (2020).
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 249 (Issue 5, 19 May 2022).
  • AJ Specification Volume May (2022).
  • Archive: the quarterly journal for British Industrial and Transport History Volume 114 (June 2022).
  • Casemate Number 124 (May 2022).
  • Chapels Society Newsletter Number 80 (May 2022).
  • Community Archaeology & Heritage Journal Volume 9, Number 2 (May 2022).
  • Current Archaeology Volumes 386-388 (May-July 2022).
  • Current World Archaeology Volume 113 (June/July 2022).
  • Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter Number 5 (June 2022).
  • Etifeddiaeth y Cymry Rhifyn 74 (Haf 2022).
  • Heritage in Wales Issue 74 (Summer 2022).
  • Institute of Historic Building Conservation Yearbook (2022).
  • Jahresschrift für mitteldeutsche Vorgeschichte Volumes 95-97 (2016, 2017, 2019).
  • The Railway & Canal Historical Society Bulletin Number 497 (May 2022).
  • Welsh Historic Gardens Trust Bulletin Issue 81 (Summer 2022).

Journals: Current Awareness

  • Archive: the quarterly journal for British Industrial and Transport History Volume 114 (June 2022), p. 54-64 The mysteries of Cae Abaty, Part 2: Remains & Machinery, Dan Quine.
  • Current Archaeology Volume 387 (June 2022), p.11, Traces of medieval and modern life unearthed in Haverfordwest, Dyfed Archaeological Trust.; p.63, Sherds: Threat to pioneering school, Chris Catling.
  • Current Archaeology Volume 388 (July 2022), p.9, News in brief: Linking Ireland and Wales, excavations at Llanllyr, near Talsarn; p.18-19, Farming Wales: Esgair Llewelyn, Powys, H. Blair; p.34-42, What are hillforts? Investigating one of the most misunderstood monuments in Britain and Ireland, Chris Catling.

Contact us

If you have any comments or enquiries, please feel free to contact us:

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

Telephone: +44 (0)1970 621200
Email: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
Website: rcahmw.gov.uk

Croesewir gohebiaeth yn y Gymraeg a’r Saesneg | Correspondence welcomed in Welsh and English

07/27/2022

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