Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – November 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.
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Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non Trust)
Archaeological survey archives relating to:
- Loreto Convent, Llandudno, 2015: Ref. AENT43_01
Archaeology Wales Project Archives
Project archives relating to:
- Welshpool Social Club, Welshpool, Powys, 2018: Ref. AWP_363
Arthur Chater Collection
- Digital copies of negatives mainly relating to sites in Cardiganshire, 1967-1968: Ref. acc05
Cadw Listed Buildings 35mm Colour Negative Collection: Ref. CLBN
Colour negatives, taken as part of Cadw’s Listed Buildings Resurvey Project: additions to the existing collection
Covering dates: 1980-2010
Cadw Monuments in Care Collection: Ref. CMC/PA
Photographic material relating to Monuments in Care: additions to the existing collection
Covering dates: 1870-2008
General Digital Donations Collection
- Colour photographs of the furnace and limekiln at Odyn Fach, Cefn yr Ystrad, 2019: Ref. DD2019_012
- Colour photographs of Caernarfonshire Technical College, Ffriddoedd Road, Bangor, 2019: Ref. DD2019_013
Hafodlas Slate Quarry Survey: C.673070
A detailed survey report on the history and layout of Hafodlas Slate Quarry, Blaenau Festiniog, accompanied by a set of measured drawings and a booklet of laser copied photographs. This body of work was the winning entry in the 1997 Association for Industrial Archaeology Field work and Recording Award
Covering dates: 1997
Investigators’ Digital Photography
Photographic survey images relating to:
- Henllan Falls carved tree graffiti, 2015: Ref. DS2019_0048
- The One Show filming at Haverfordwest Airport, 2018: Ref. DS2019_0049
- PoW culvert on Op Road, Sennybridge Training Area, 2014: Ref. DS2019_0050
- Felindre-isaf circular enclosure, 2018: Ref. DS2019_0051
RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs
- Aerial photographs relating to various sites in Wales, 2013: Ref. AP2019_1000 – AP2019_ 1170 [C.673257-C.674737]
All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.
- Barnatt, John. 2019. Reading the Peak District landscape: snapshots in time. Swindon: Historic England
- Breeze, David John. 2016. Hadrian’s Wall: paintings by the Richardson family. Edinburgh: John Donald.
- Brundle, Lisa. 2019. Image and performance, agency and ideology: representations of the human figure in funerary contexts in Anglo-Saxon art, AD 400-680. Oxford: BAR Publishing.
- Cherry, Briget. 2015. Ivy-mantled tower: a history of the church and churchyard of St. Mary, Hornsey, Middlesex. London: Hornsey Historical Society.
- Drage, Christopher. 1982? Skegby manor house. [Mansfield]: Trent Valley Archaeological Research Committee: Workers’ Educational Association.
- Flatman, Joe. 2011. Becoming an archaeologist: a guide to professional pathways. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Gittos, Brian & Gittos, Moira. 2019. Interpreting medieval effigies: the evidence from Yorkshire to 1400. Oxford: Oxbow.
- Heather, Peter. 2005. The fall of the Roman Empire: a new history. London: Macmillan.
- Rodger, Richard & Madgin, Rebecca [Editors]. 2016. Leicester: a modern history. Lancaster: Carnegie.
- Waterson, Merlin [Edited by Morrison, Ian.]. 2019. Rescue & reuse: communities, heritage and architecture. Newcastle upon Tyne: RIBA Publishing.
Offprints from the Vernacular Architecture Group Library
- Buchanan, R.H. 1957. Stapple thatch, off-print from Ulster Folklife, Volume 3, pp. 19 – 28. Belfast: Ulster Folklife.
- Charles, F.W.B. 1967. Dating of Medieval roof trusses by comparative methods, off-print from Conference on Scientific Methods in Medieval Archaeology, pp. 1 – 15. Los Angeles: Scientific methods in medieval archaeology.
- Finlaison, M.D. and Holdsworth, P. 1976. A Medieval house at 13 and 13A Old Street, St. Helier and an insect fauna from Old Street, St. Helier, off-print from Société Jersiaise Annual Bulletin, Volume 21, pp. 477 – 496. St. Helier [Jersey C.I.]: Société Jersiaise.
- Gailey, Alan.1982. Bricks and brick-making in Ulster in the 1830s, off- print from Ulster Folklife, Volume 28, pp. 61 -64. Belfast: Ulster Folklife.
- Harvey, John. 1953. Early Tudor draughtsmen, off-print from The connoisseur coronation book, pp. 97 – 102. [London]: [National Magazine].
- Robinson, P.S. & Brannon, N.F. 1981-2. A Seventeenth-century house in New Row, Coleraine, off-print from Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Volumes 44 & 45,pp. 173 -178. Belfast: Ulster Journal of Archaeology.
- Robinson, P.S. 1983. Some late survivals of box-framed ‘Plantation’ houses in Coleraine, County Londonderry, off-printfrom Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Volume 46, pp. 129 – 136. Belfast: Ulster Archaeological Society.
- Samuels, F.W.B. 1971. Dendrochronology: The science of dating buildings by tree rings, off-print from timber trades Journal , October 30, 1971, pp 14 – 19. Dartford: Timber Trades Journal.
- Samuels, John. 1980. Mud-walled buildings at Flintham and Thoroton. Nottinghamshire, off-print from The Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, Volume 84, pp. 44 – 47. Nottingham: Thoroton Society.
- Williams, B.B. and Robinson. P.S. 1983. The excavation of Bronze age cists and a Medieval Booley House at Glenmakeeran, County Antrim and a discussion of Booleying in North Antrim, off-printfrom Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Volume 46, pp. 29 – 40. Belfast: Ulster Archaeological Society.
- Antiquaries Journal Volume 98 (2018).
- Architects’ Journal Volume 246 (Part 21, 07/11/2019 and Part 22, 21/11/2019).
- AJ Specification Volume November (2019).
- Britannia Volume 50 (2019).
- Current Archaeology 357 (December 2019).
- Industrial Archaeology Review Volume 41 (Part 2, November 2019).
- Mausolus Winter (2019).
- Melin Volume 35 (2019).
- Pembrokeshire Volume 28 (2019).
- Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin No. 482 (November 2019).
- Railway and Canal Historical Society Journal Volume 39 (Part 9, No. 236, November 2019).
- Regional Furniture Volume 32 and 33 (2018 and 2019).
- Regional Furniture Society Newsletter Volume 71 (Autumn 2019).
- Tools and Trades History Society Newsletter Volume 144 (Michaelmas, 2019).
- Vernacular Architecture Group, Spring Conference: East Cornwall 2019.
- Victorian: The Magazine of the Victorian Society Volume 62 (November 2019).
- Welsh Mines Preservation Trust Newsletter Volume 4 (October 2019).
- Welsh Mines Society Newsletter Volume 81 (Autumn 2019).
Journals: Current Awareness
- Britannia Volume 50 (2019) p.410-412 Sites explored in Wales, Evan M. Chapman.
- Victorian: The Magazine of the Victorian Society Volume 62 (November 2019) p. 27, Living (with) Victorians: Cardiff Castle, Matthew Williams. P.30 Cowbridge School, Vale of Glamorgan is included as one of the top 10 endangered buildings of 2019.
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