Hawarden Post Office with post box and telephone box photographed in March 2022. One of a group of photographs showing sites in Hawarden, photographed and don

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

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. Recent uploads can be viewed here.

Some highlights now catalogued and accessible on Coflein:

GNSS equipment. From photographic survey of Castell Bach by Dr Toby Driver for site monitoring 27032019

CH2022_003_001 – CHERISH Project Archive – GNSS equipment. From photographic survey of Castell Bach by Dr Toby Driver for site monitoring 27032019
Hawarden Post Office with post box and telephone box photographed in March 2022. One of a group of photographs showing sites in Hawarden, photographed and don

DD2022_003_042 – General Digital Donations Collection – Hawarden Post Office with post box and telephone box photographed in March 2022. One of a group of photographs showing sites in Hawarden, photographed and don
Swansea Broadcasting House, 32 Alexandra Road - BBC design and fabric swatches for studio 2 and cubicle key plan. Undated.

BBC03_015 – Building Plans Collection – Swansea Broadcasting House, 32 Alexandra Road – BBC design and fabric swatches for studio 2 and cubicle key plan. Undated.
Cardiff Broadcasting House, Llandaff - exterior view of office block link bridge, taken in 1967 by Hylton Warner & Co.

BBC01_062 – Building Plans Collection – Cardiff Broadcasting House, Llandaff – exterior view of office block link bridge, taken in 1967 by Hylton Warner & Co.
Colour photographs showing Second World War sea mines at Caerfai, Pembrokeshire

DS2022_002_002 – Investigators’ Digital Photography – Colour photographs showing Second World War sea mines at Caerfai, Pembrokeshire
Colour photograph of interior of vestry where services were held when congregation had diminished - part of a photographic survey of Bethania Chapel, Aberange

ERC2022_002_026 – Emergency Recording Collection – Colour photograph of interior of vestry where services were held when congregation had diminished – part of a photographic survey of Bethania Chapel, Aberangell, Gwynedd, produced by Adrian John Hexter, as a condition of planning consent.

Books

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

  • Austin, D., Parry, G. and Aldous-Hughes, C. 2021. Eglwys y Santes Fair, Ystrad Fflur = Saint Mary’s Church, Strata Florida. Llandysul: Strata Florida Trust.
  • Bowen, Lloyd. 2020. John Poyer: the civil wars of Pembrokeshire and the British revolutions. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  • Burnett, Paula. 2021. Pleasure and peril in Snowdonia: Barmouth and the 1894 boating tragedy. Llanwrst: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch.
  • Calder, Barnabus. 2021. Architecture: from prehistory to climate emergency. London: Pelican.
  • Cunliffe, Barry. 2017. On the ocean: the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD 1500. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Fairlamb, Neil. 2021. Wales and the Incorporated Church Building Society 1818-1982. Tilford, Surrey: All Saints Vicarage (Self-Published).
  • Grass, Tim. 2021. Brethren and their buildings. Glasgow: Brethren Archivists & Historians Network.
  • Gray, Fred. 2020. The architecture of seaside piers. Ramsbury: The Crowood Press.
  • Hanus, C., Laconte, P., Sickinger, R. and Smith. P. 2021. Industrial and engineering heritage in Europe : 50 winners of the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards. Krems Edition Donau-Universität Krem. 
  • Jackson, I. Pepper, S. and Richmond, P. 2019. Herbert Rowse. Swindon: Historic England.
  • Kenney, J., Lynch, F. and Davidson, A. 2021. A Welsh landscape through time: Excavations at Parc Cybi, Holy Island, Anglesey. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
  • Pearson, Lynn. 2020. England’s Co-operative Movement: an architectural history. Swindon: Historic England.
  • Rathouse, Will. 2021. Contested heritage: relations between contemporary Pagan groups and the archaeological and heritage professions in Britain in the early 21st century, BAR Series Volume 661. Oxford: BAR Publishing.
  • Shopland, Norena. 2017. Forbidden Lives: LGBT stories from Wales. Bridgend: Seren.
  • Shopland, Norena. 2021. A history of women in men’s clothes: from cross-dressing to empowerment. Barnsley: Pen & Sword.
  • Skidmore, Chris. 2021. Quakers and their meeting houses. Swindon: Historic England.
  • Webley, L., Adams, S. and Brück, J. 2020. The social context of technology: Non-ferrous metalworking in later prehistoric Britain and Ireland. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Journals

  • Antiquity: A Review of World Archaeology Volume 95, Numbers 379 to 384 (2021).
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 249 (Part 01, 27/01/2022).
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 249 (Part 02, 24/02/2022).
  • Architects’ Journal Specification Volume February (2022).
  • Archive: the quarterly journal for British industrial and transport history Volume 112 (December 2021).
  • Archive: the quarterly journal for British industrial and transport history Volume 113 (March 2022).
  • Britannia: A Journal of Romano-British & Kindred Studies Volume 52 (2021).
  • Carmarthenshire Antiquary Volume 57 (2021).
  • Domestic Buildings Research Group: Surrey News Volume 150 (January 2022).
  • Eavesdropper: The Newsletter of the Suffolk Historic Buildings Group Volume 64 (Spring 2022).
  • Heritage now: the magazine of historic buildings and places Volume 01 (Autumn 2021) & Volume 01 (Spring 2022).
  • Historic Churches: The Conservation and Repair of Ecclesiastical Buildings Volume 28 (2021).
  • Institute of Historic Building Conservation Yearbook Volume (2021).
  • Landscapes Volume 22 (Number 1, July 2021).
  • Maplines Volume Winter (2021).
  • Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin Volume 496 (March 2022).
  • Railway and Canal Historical Society Journal Volume 243 (March 2022).
  • S.O.S: News from the Newport Ship Volume 29 (October 2021).
  • The Georgian Volume 2 (Autumn 2021).
  • Vernacular Architecture Group Newsletter Volume 82 (March 2022).
  • The Victorian Volume 68 & 69 (November 2021 & March 2022).
  • Welsh Mills Society Newsletter Volume 146 (January 2022).
  • Welsh Mines Society Newsletter Volume 86 (Spring 2022).

Journals: Current Awareness

  • The Georgian Volume 2 (Autumn 2021) p.25 objections submitted to the following planning applications: 1 & 2 New Promenade, Aberystwyth; The Talacre Arms, New Road, Holywell; The former Rates Building, High Street, Aberdare; Cae Efa Lwyd Fawr, Clynnog Road, Penygroes; Royal Dockyard, Pembroke Dock.
  • Heritage now: the magazine of historic buildings and places Volume 01 (Autumn 2021) p.8- 11 A future for Methodist chapels?, Peter Forsaith. P.18-23 Casework review: Castle Bridge, Treforest, Pontypridd; former Siloa Chapel, Green Street, Gadlys; St Oudoceus Church, Llandogo; Mount Pleasant Baptist church, The Kingsway, Swansea.
  • Heritage now: the magazine of historic buildings and places Volume 01 (Spring 2022) p.8-15 Casework review: St Peter’s Church, Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire; All Saints Church, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. P.20-23 Saving historic buildings in danger of being lost forever – the work of the Landmark Trust, Alastair Dick-Cleland, with mention of church Cottage, Llandywydd, Ceredigion which was the trust’s first acquisition.
  • The Victorian 69 (March 2022) p.15 The top ten endangered buildings 2021, Alfred Portman, Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff.

The Library and Search Room will be reopening from Monday 4th April on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9:30–16:00, and on Wednesdays, 10:30–16:30. No appointment necessary. A warm welcome awaits all.

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

03/30/2022

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