Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – May 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.
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Archaeology Wales Project Archives
Project archives relating to:
- Isca Road and Caerleon Road, Caerleon, 2014-2015: Reference: AWP_215
- Land at Tyddyn Cae Solar Farm, Boduan, Gwynedd, 2014-2015: Reference: AWP_195_06
- Morgannwg Nursing Home, Brecon, 2016: Reference: AWP_213
- Newtown Bowling Club, Back Lane, Newtown, Powys, 2016: Reference: AWP_214
- Tai Hen, Rhosgoch Anglesey, 2014: Reference: AWP_125_04
Dyfed Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
Project archives relating to:
- Carmarthen Friary, c.1984: Reference: DATP095
- Ystrad Einion Lead Mine, Ceredigion, 1994: Reference: DATP096
General Information Collection
- Unpublished, bound volume, from the library of the Vernacular Architecture Group, entitled ‘The Hebridean House and its place in the life of the people’; by Dr Jur. Werner Kissling: Reference: GC3/001
Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
- DCWW Dinorwig Wastewater Treatment Works, 2016-2017: Reference: GATP022
- DCWW Dinorwig Wastewater Treatment Works, 2016-2017: Reference: GATP023
- Llanfair Hall, Dwyran, 2016-2017: Reference: GATP024
Investigators’ Digital Photography
RCAHMW digital images relating to:
- Bethel Independent Chapel, Pen-Clawdd, 2016: Reference: DS2017_003
- Manselton English Congregational Chapel, Manselton, Swansea, 2016: Reference: DS2017_004
- River Irfon Measuring Weir, Cilmeri, 2017: Reference: DS2017_006
- River Ysgir Measuring Weir, Merthyr Cynog, 2017: Reference: DS2017_005
- Upper River Wye Measuring Weir, Safn-y-Coed, Rhayader, 2017: Reference: DS2017_007
Llanwrin to Dolgellau Gas Pipeline Archive: Reference: LDGP
Archaeological archive arising from the watching brief carried out by Oxford Archaeology before and during the replacement of the Llanwrin to Dolgellau Gas Pipeline.
Covering dates: 2012
Black and white nitrate negatives relating to:
- Bryndraenog, Beguildy: NPRN 81056
- Bryn-yr-Odyn, Maentwrog: NPRN 28229
- Bwlch y Gwynt, Llansadwrn: NPRN 17165
- Ruthin, Flintshire: NPRN 26910
- Cruck cottage in Northop (exact location unknown): NPRN 410327
- Faenol Fawr, Flintshire: NPRN 35813
- Ffinnant, Trefeglwys: NPRN 29175
- Fir Court, Churchstoke: NPRN 29180
- Gwern Cottage, Llanfechain: NPRN 29299
- Hand Inn, Llandegla: NPRN 27293
- House in Blaencaron, Caron-is-Clawdd (exact location unknown): NPRN 416436
- Little House, Llandinam: NPRN 29465
- Llanberis: NPRN 33016
- Llesty or Lletty Cob, Llanbadarn (exact location unknown): NPRN 96155
- Llwynerddyn, Flintshire: NPRN 35989
- Maesygroes, Flintshire: NPRN 36005
- Maes Mawr Hall, Montgomeryshire: NPRN 29567
- Nannerth-Ganol, Rhayader: NPRN 81416
- Old Footbridge, Merthyr Tydfi: NPRN 33136
- Pentrehobyn Hall, Padeswood: NPRN 36117
- Plas Cadwgan, Denbighshire: NPRN 26901
- Plas Glan-yr-Afon, Waunfawr, Caernarvonshire: NPRN 26502
- Plas Newydd, Flintshire: NPRN 36157
- Plas-yn-Rhiw, Rhiw: NPRN 16767
- Plasau Duon, Caersws: NPRN 299
- Radnorshire Arms, Presteigne: NPRN 81498
- Rhyd-y-Carw, Trefeglwys: NPRN 29912
- St. Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire: NPRN 306
- Strode House, Gresford: NPRN 307847
- Talgarth House: NPRN 21386
- Timber framed house in Churchstoke: NPRN 96608
- Ty Gwyn / Hafod y Coed, Waunfawr: NPRN 33033
Philip Griffiths Collection: Reference: PGCC
Photographic prints relating to chapels, mainly in Powys, taken between 1994 and 2004:
Peter Holt Resurgam Archive: Reference: PHR
Records relating to the Resurgam, produced or collated by Peter Holt in the course of his research and subsequent publication, ‘The Resurgam – a project for annoying the enemy’.
Covering dates: 1996-2017
[?]. 1900? Topographical and historical guide to Corfe Castle in the island of Purbeck, Dorset. London: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited.
[?].1969. Rockingham Castle. Bedford: London at Sidney Press.
Avent, Richard. 1989. Criccieth Castle ; Pennarth Fawr medieval hall house ; St Cybi’s Well. Cardiff: Welsh Historic Monuments: Cadw.
Blair, C. H. Hunter. 1976. Norham Castle, Northumberland. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Chester Corporation. 1960? Chester: official guide. [Chester]: Chester Corporation.
Clarke, David. 1966. Colchester Castle: a history , description and guide. Colchester: Colchester Corporation.
Cox, Peter W. and Hearne, Carrie M. 1991. Redeemed from the heath : the archaeology of the Wytch Farm oilfield, 1987-1990. Dorset: Dorsetshire Natural History and archaeological Society.
Craster, O.E. 1980. Cilgerran castle / Castell Cilgerran. Cardiff: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Dyer, S.H. 1966. Hastings Castle. Hastings: Hastings Corporation.
Evans, Evan. 1894. History of Aberystwyth. Aberystwyth: Cambrian News.
Fetherston-Dilke, Michael. [2008?]. A short history of Maxstoke Castle and its owners. Coleshill: M.C. Featherston-Dilke.
Floud, Peter. 1970. Castell Coch, Glamorgan. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Green, Barbara. 1970. Norwich Castle: A fortress for nine centuries. Norwich: Jarrold & Sons.
Hague, Douglas B. 1959. Penrhyn Castle. Caernarvonshire Historical Society (reprint from Transactions 1959).
Harbottle, Barbara. 1988. The castle of Newcastle upon Tyne. Newcastle upon Tyne: Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Higham, R.A. 1977. Excavations at Okehampton Castle, Devon; Part 1: the motte and keep. Devon: Devon Archaeological Society Proceedings.
Higham, R.A. and Allan, J.P. 1980. Excavations at Okehampton Castle, Devon; Part II: the bailey. A preliminary report. Devon: Devon Archaeological Society Proceedings.
Higham, R.A. and Allan, J.P. and Blaylock, S.R. 1982. Excavations at Okehampton Castle, Devon; Part 2: the bailey. Devon: Devon Archaeological Society Proceedings.
Hilling, John B. 1992. Cilgerran Castle, St. Dogmaels Abbey, Pentre Ifan burial chamber, Carreg Coetan Arthur burial chamber. Cardiff: Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments.
Hogg, A.H.A. [?]. Sweyn’s camp, Swanscombe. Kent: Kent Archaeological Society.
Holland, Harry. 1973. Farnham Castle: a short history and guide. Farnham: Centre for International Briefing.
Howse, W.H. 1951. Old-time Rhayader. Llandrindod Wells: C.C. Hughes, Radnorshire Society.
Howse, W. H. 1961. The Official Guide to Knighton, Radnorshire: The Town on the Dyke. London and Cheltenham: ED. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd.
Jackson, George. 1979. The story of Bolton Castle: an introduction to the Wensleydale fortress of the Scropes. Clapham, Yorkshire: Dalesman.
Jones, T.L. 1978. Launceston Castle, Cornwall. London: Department of the Environment Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings.
King, D.J. Cathcart. 1981. Castles in England and Wales: their varied character and purposes. Zutphen: De Walberg Pers.
Knight, J.K. 1980. Grosmont Castle / Castell Y Grysmwnt, Gwent. Cardiff: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Lambrick, George and Robinson, Mark. 1979. Iron Age and Roman riverside settlements at Farmoor, Oxfordshire. Oxford: Oxfordshire Archaeological Unit and Council for British Archaeology.
Lewis, J. M. 1965. Carreg Cennen Castle, Carmarthenshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Loftie, W.J. 1929. Authorised guide to the Tower of London. London: H.M.S.O.
Ministry of Public Building and Works. 1969. The Tower of London. London: H.M.S.O.
Ministry of Works. 1946 [reprinted 1955]. Ewloe Castle, Flintshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Ministry of Works 1947. The Tower of London. London: H.M.S.O.
Ministry of Works 1961. The Tower of London. London: H.M.S.O.
Musgrave, E.I. [?]. Chirk Castle: an illustrated survey of the historic home of the Myddelton family. Derby: Pilgrim Press Ltd.
Newman, R. 1988. Comeston medieval village. Swansea: Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust.
Peers, Charles Reed, Sir. 1948. Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Peers, Charles Reed, Sir. 1980. Helmsley Castle. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Peers, Charles Reed, Sir. 1933. Porchester Castle, Hampshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Peers, Charles Reed, Sir. 1977. Richmond Castle. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Peter,F. [?]. Berkley Castle: an illustrated survey of the Gloucestershire home of the Berkley family. Derby: English Life Publications Ltd.
Radford, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh. 1952. Kidwelly Castle, Carmarthenshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Radford, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh. 1958. Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Radford, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh. 1958. Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Radford, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh. 1966. Tretower Court, Breconshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Radford, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh. Reprint 1971. Ogmore Castle, Glamorgan. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Radford, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh. 1980. Ogmore Castle: Mid Glamorgan = Castell Ogwr. Edinburgh: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Renn, Derek F. 1989. Caerphilly Castle. Cardiff: Welsh Historic Monuments: Cadw.
Richards, C. Windsor. 1961. Guide to the Parish Church of S. S. Mary & David, Kilpeck. Buckingham: printed for Kilpeck Parochial Church Council.
Ridgway, M.H. and King, D.J. Cathcart. 1959. Beeston Castle, Cheshire. Chester: Chester Archaeological Society.
Rigold, S.E. 1956. Nunney Castle, Somerset. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Rigold, S.E. 1977. Porchester Castle, Hampshire. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Robinson, K.A. [et al.]. 2009. Habitat mapping for conservation and management of the southern Irish sea (HABMAP) Part 1: Seabed surveys and Part 2: Modelling and mapping. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales.
Saunders, A.D. 1978. Barnard Castle. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Savage, Richard. 1988. Village, fortress, shrine: Crickley Hill, Gloucestershire, 3500BC – Ad 500. Gloucestershire: Crickley Hill Archaeological Trust.
Shoesmith and Etheridge. [?].Historical Hastings and surrounding district. Hastings: Shoesmith and Etheridge Ltd.
Taylor, A.J. 1950. Raglan Castle, Gwent / Castell Rhaglan. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Tilney, Chrystal. 1960. A history of the parishes of St. Andrew Major and Michaelston-Le-Pit. Penarth: Penarth Times.
Tilney, Chrystal. 1964. A history of the parish of Penarth with Lavernock. Penarth: Penarth Times.
Thompson, M.W. 1961. Farnham Castle keep, Surrey. London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office.
Wilson-North, W.R. and Dunn, C.J. 1990. ‘The rings’, Loddiswell: a new survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Devon: Devon Archaeological Society Proceedings.
C20 – The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society no. 1/2017
Cartographic Journal vol. 54 no. 2 (May 2017)
Current Archaeology no. 327 (June 2017)
Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter no. 4 (May 2017)
Monmouthshire Antiquary vol. 33 (2017)
Pembrokeshire Life (May 2017)
Planet vol. 226 (Summer 2017)
Welsh Mines Society Newsletter no. 76 (Spring 2017)
Journals: Current Awareness
Current Archaeology no. 327, p. 32: ‘Past preserves: Excavating Crosse & Blackwell’
by Christopher Catling, RCAHMW, on MOLA’s excavations of the firm’s original premises; p. 62: Christopher Catling’s regular ‘Sherds’ column, this month on burial practices (was sealing barrows designed to keep the living out, or the dead in?), the belief in revenants in Eastern Europe, vampires, slides, and, finally, a tribute to Geoff Wainwright who died recently.
Monmouthshire Antiquary vol. 33, p. 95:
Review, by Mark Lewis, of Archaeoleg Ucheldir Gwent/The Archaeology of Upland Gwent by Frank Olding (published by RCAHMW)
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