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Plaza Cinema, Port Talbot, 2019

Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – March 2019

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.


Steam Hammer, Blaenavon, March 2004
Steam Hammer, Blaenavon, March 2004

Cadw Monuments in Care Collection: Ref. CMC/PA/540 – CMC/PA/896
Digital copies of images relating to numerous monuments in care in Wales.
Covering dates: 1920-1977

Emergency Recording Collection: Ref. ERC2019_002
Historic records, and a photographic survey, relating to 27-29 Cathedral Road, Cardiff; produced by Edwards Hart: NPRN 424135 & 424136.
Covering dates: 2018

Flintshire County Council Collection: Ref. FCCC/02
Group of annotated map extracts (including a key map showing the twenty-five District Wards), and colour photographs, resulting from a survey of churches and chapels within the Alyn Deeside District Council.
Covering dates: 1993

Beaumaris Lifeboat Station, 2019
Beaumaris Lifeboat Station, 2019

Investigators’ Digital Photography

Digital images, taken by RCAHMW Investigators, relating to:

Plaza Cinema, Port Talbot, 2019
Plaza Cinema, Port Talbot, 2019

NMR Site Files
Digital images relating to many sites in Wales, representing new additions to the Site File Collection.
Covering dates: 1935 – 1994

Trysor Projects Archive: Ref. TPA020 – TPA172
Digital project archives relating to various environmental assessments, and archaeological investigations, in Wales.
Covering dates: 2012-2017


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

Aldrich, Megan & Buchanan, Alexandrina (Editors). 2019. Thomas Rickman and the Victorians. London: The Victorian Society.

Bailey, Doug. 2018. Breaking the surface: an art/archaeology of prehistoric architecture. New York: Oxford University Press.

Blanchet, Elisabeth & Zhuravlyova, Sonia. 2018. Prefabs: a social and architectural history. Swindon: Historic England.

Bond, Roland. 2017. The ancient wells of Llŷn. Llwyndyrys, Pwllheli: Llygad Gwalch, 2017.

Burnham, Andy. 2018. The old stones: a field guide to the Megalithic sites of Britain and Ireland. London: Watkin Media.

Cowley, David & Crawford, James. 2014. Above Scotland: the national collection of aerial photography. Edinburgh: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

Crabtree, Pam J. 2018. Early medieval Britain: the rebirth of towns in the post – Roman West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Crawford, James. 2012. Scotland’s landscapes: the national collection of aerial photography. Edinburgh: Historic Environment Scotland.

Curl, James Stevens. 2018. Making dystopia: the strange rise and survival of architectural barbarism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Evans, Chris. 2010. Slave Wales: the Welsh and Atlantic slavery 1660-1850. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Francis, Jill. 2018. Gardens and gardening in early modern England and Wales. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Hedley, Gill. 2018. Free seats for all: the boom in church building after Waterloo. London: Umbria Press.

Johnson, Neal. 2017. Early Bronze Age round barrows of the Anglo-Welsh border. Oxford: BAR Publishing.

Jones, Evan T. & Stone, Richard [Editors]. 2018. The world of the Newport Medieval ship: trade politics and shipping in the mid-fifteenth century. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Lavery, Brian. 2001. Maritime Scotland. London: Batsford.

Morgan, Richard. 2018. Place-names of Glamorgan, Cardiff: Welsh Academic Press.

Orme, Nicholas. 2018. Medieval pilgrimage: with a survey of Cornwall, Somerset and Bristol. Exeter: Impress Books.

Southern, Dave. 2018. The Croesor tramway: a history of the tramways and quarries of Cwm Croesor. Newton Abbot: Welsh Highland Railway Heritage Group.

Watson, Fiona and Dixon, Piers. 2018. A history of Scotland’s landscapes, Edinburgh: Historic Environment Scotland.

Offprints from the Vernacular Architecture Group Library

Baumgarten, Karl. 1965. Die älteren Landarbeiterkaten in Mecklenburg, off-print from Arbeit und Volksleben, (?), pp. 44-57. Rostock: Verlag Otto Schwartz and Co. Gottingen.

Baumgarten, Karl. 1982. Das Durchfahrtshaus in Vorpommern, off-print from Griefswald-Stralsunder Jahrbuch, Band 13/14, pp. 236-241. Weimar: Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger. 

Deneux, Helen. 1927. L’évolution des charpentes du XIe au XVIIIe siècle, off-print from L’architecture, (?), pp. 49-53, 57-60, 65-68, 73-75, 81-89. Paris: L’architecture.

Zimmerman, W.Haio. 1991. Erntebergung in Rutenberg und Diemen aus archäologischer und volkskundlicher Sicht, off-print from  Néprajzi Értesítö, LXXI-LXXIII, pp. 71-104. Budapest: Annales Musei Ethnographiae.


Ancient Monuments Society Newsletter Part 1 (Spring 2019).

Ancient Monuments Society Transactions Volume 063 (2019).

Antiquity Volume 93 (Part 367, February 2019).

Architects’ Journal Volume 246 (Issue 4, 28/02/2019 & Issue 5, 14/04/2019).

Ceredigion Volume 18 (Number 2, 2018).

CHERISH News Issue 3 (January 2019).

Community Archaeology Volume 06 (Number 1, February 2019).

Current Archaeology Volume 348 & 349 (March & April 2019).

Current World Archaeology Volume 094 (April/May 2019).

Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter Number 2 (February 2019).

Mausolus Winter (2018/2019).

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin Volume 478 (March 2019).

Railway and Canal Historical Society Journal Volume 39 (Part 7, March 2019).

The Victorian Volume 60 (March 2019).

Tools and Trades History Society Newsletter Volume 142 (Hilary 2019).

Journals: Current Awareness

Ancient Monuments Society Newsletter Part 1 (Spring 2019) p.7 Casework: Bodafon, Frankwell Street, Newtown, Powys; Bute Town Railway Station, Cardiff; p.9 Snooker Club, Quay Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire; p.10-11 Tabernacle Church, Coleshill Street, Holywell, Flintshire; p.11-12 Capel y Ton, Tonyrefail, Glamorgan. P.13 Friends of Friendless Churches: Director’s Report St Philip’s Church, Caerdeon; p.14 St Cadoc’s Church, Llangattock-vibon-Avel. P.16 Tales from Friends Churches: Meline, St Dogfael, Pembrokeshire; Llanfaglan’s Church, Caernarvonshire. P. 24 Gleanings: National Lottery Heritage Fund The Old Post Office, Penmaenmawr, Gwynedd; The YMCA, Merthyr Tydfil. P.25-26 Resilient Heritage Lloyd George Museum and Highgate, Gwynedd; Catalyst Cymru: Building Heritage Capacity; Tylorstown Welfare Hall, Rhondda, Glamorgan. P.30 The Mausolea and Monuments Trust has launched an update of its online Gazateer of British and Irish Mausolea. P.32 Threatened Places of Worship: Former Wesleyan Methodist Church, Stow Hill, Newport, Gwent; St Peter, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire. P.38 Miscellaneous: Gwynedd Quarrying Landscape and Transport Systems of North Wales – Heritage Minister announced Government endorsement of the candidature for its designation as a World Heritage Site 23 October 2018.

Ancient Monuments Society Transactions Volume 063 (2019) pp.7-40 The Slate Quarrymen’s Barracks of North-West Wales, Rhiain Bower. PP.107-123 Review Essay: Nonconformist chapels: a Conservation Overview, Matthew Saunders.

Current Archaeology Volume 348 (March 2019) pp.51-53 Witchcraft at Wern Wen: Interpreting the 19th century curse from north Wales, Catherine Rees and Richard Suggett.

Current Archaeology Volume 346 (April 2019) pp.20-21 Horse Power: Pembrokeshire, Wales, Lucia Marchini.

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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
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Telephone: +44 (0)1970 621200
Fax: +44 (0)1970 627701
Email: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
Website: rcahmw.gov.uk

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