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Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – September 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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Aberglasney Garden, 2000. NPRN: 266159 Ref. No. DI2013_0055 C.801190

Aberglasney Garden, 2000. NPRN: 266159 Ref. No. DI2013_0055 C.801190


Bristol and Region Archaeological Services Survey Archives: Ref. No. BRAS009

Project archive relating to an archaeological excavation at Monmouth School, Glendower Street, Monmouth, Gwent. Comprising draft report and measured section drawings.
Covering dates: 1998

Emergency Recording Collection
Photo records, produced as a condition of planning consent, relating to:

Headland Archaeology Projects Archive
Project archives relating to:

Heritage Recording Services Wales Project Archives: Ref. No. HRS001
Hard-copy report and digital files relating to a standing building investigation and recording, and watching brief, relating to Gelli Gron, Manafon, Montgomeryshire.
Covering dates: 2016-2017

Margam Park Drawings: Ref. No. MPD
Nineteenth-century plans of Margam Park, donated by Hugh Bevan Evans.
Covering dates: c.1830-1893

Oxford Archaeology Project Archives: Ref. No. OAP
Archaeological project archives relating to:

  • Crowback Tumulus, Castlemartin, 2005: Ref. No. OAP002
  • Linney Head Fort, Castlemartin, 2005: Ref. No. OAP001

Peter Henley Collection: Ref. No. PHC/12
Black & white photographs (with a key) showing buildings in and around Bridge Street, Cardiff – now the site of the St. David’s Centre.
Covering dates: 1974

RCAHMW Digital Survey Archive Gorswen Deserted Farmstead: Ref. No. DSC2017_GDF
Digital archive arising from an RCAHMW survey of Gorswen Deserted Farmstead, Llanarthney.
Covering dates: 2012

Wessex Archaeology Project Archives: Ref. No. WAP
Project archives relating to:

  • 2 Lawrence Crescent, Caerwent, 2000: Ref. No. WAP/07
  • Afan Landscapes, Garden Centre Site, Water Lane, Margam, 1996: Ref. No. WAP/04
  • Castle Hotel, Castle Street, Caerphilly, 1992: Ref. No. WAP/02
  • Castle Street Shopping Centre, Caerphilly, 1993: Ref. No. WAP/03
  • Land at Margam, 2004: Ref. No. WAP/09
  • Mount Pleasant Farm, Stormy Down, Bridgend, 1998: Ref.No. WAP/05
  • Plot 6 Atlantic Trading Estate, Barry, 2006: Ref. No. WAP/11
  • Rhyd y Groes Windfarm, Anglesey, 2015: Ref. No. WAP/12
  • Shirenewton Golf Course, Gwent, 2004: Ref. No. WAP/10
  • The Andrews Building, Cardiff, 2002: Ref. No. WAP/08
  • The Lower House, Tythegston, 1999: Ref. No. WAP/06
  • Towers Hotel, Llantrisant Road, Pen y Coed Cae, Pontypridd, 1994: Ref. No. WAP/01


Bodnant Garden, view from the Rose Terrace. NPRN: 266310 DS2005_025_007 C.521276

Bodnant Garden, view from the Rose Terrace. NPRN: 266310 DS2005_025_007 C.521276



Cole, Emily. 2015. The urban and suburban public house in inter-war England, 1918-1939. Portsmouth: Historic England.

Cole, Steve. 2016. Photographing historic buildings with a digital camera. Swindon: Historic England.

Comeau, Rhiannon. 2016. Feeding the body and claiming the spirit(s): early Christian landscapes in West Wales [from Making Christian landscapes in Atlantic Europe: conversion and consolidation in the early Middle Ages, edited by Tomás Ó Carragáin and Sam Turner. Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press.

Creighton, O. H. & Wright, D.W. 2016. The anarchy: war and status in 12th-century landscapes of conflict. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru / Countryside Council for Wales.  c1993. Trothwy 21 / Threshold 21: Darparu yn awr ar gyfer rheoli cefn gwald Cymru yn y ganrif nesaf / Preparing now for the management of the Welsh Countryside in the next century. Bangor: Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru / Countryside Council for Wales.

Davies, Martin. 2017. Ancient causeways uncovered: evidence for a coastal Roman road through Ceredigion and over Preseli. Cardigan: Martin Davies.

Dept. of the Environment. 1994. Planning policy guidance: Planning and the historic environment. London: H.M.S.O.

Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport. 2003. Protecting our historic environment: Making the system work better. London: DCMS.

Drury, Michael. 2016 (revised edition). Wandering architects: in pursuit of an Arts and Crafts ideal. Stamford: Shaun Tyas.

Elliot, D.A. 1974. Fire and steel construction: protection of structural steelwork. Croydon: Constrado.

English Heritage. 2002. With alidade and tape: graphical and plane table survey of archaeological earthworks. Swindon: English Heritage.

English Heritage. 2004. Review of the National Monuments Record: unlocking heritage information. Part 1:  conclusions and recommendations. London: English Heritage.

English Heritage. 2004. Review of the National Monuments Record: unlocking heritage information. Part 2:  full report. London: English Heritage.

Farrall, R. 1967. Transport for power: development of special transport for power station and transmission construction. London: Central Generating Board.

Fortress Study Group. 1992. Final report on the Holderness pilot study. London: FSGDG.

Franklin, Geraint. 2012. England’s schools 1962-88: a thematic study. Swindon: English Heritage.

Harwood, Elain. 2012(reprint).  England’s schools: history, architecture and adaptation. Swindon: English Heritage.

Lees, Stephen. 2015. The construction process in architecture. New York: SPEL.

Maddox, W.C. 1959. A history of Radnorshire Constabulary. Llandindod Wells: Radnorshire Society.

McCormack, K. & Jenkins, M. 2016. Britain’s declining secondary railways through the 1960s. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Transport.

Miller, Mervyn. 2015 (reprint).  English garden cities: an introduction. Swindon: English Heritage.

Ministry of Defence. 1987. Defence and the environment. London: M.O.D.

Moreland, B.M. 1976. Henry VIII and the development of coastal defence. London: H.M.S.O.

Morgan, Gerald. 2017. In pursuit of Saint David: patron saint of Wales. Talybont, Ceredigion: Y Lolfa.

Owen, Hywel Wyn & Gruffydd, Ken Lloyd. 2017. Place-names of Flintshire. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

Rahtz, P.A. 1974. Rescue archaeology. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Ratkai, Stephanie. 2015. Wigmore Castle, North Herefordshire: excavations 1996 and 1998. London: The Society for Medieval Archaeology.

Satchell, Julie; Ransley, Jesse & Whitewright, Julian. (2016) Analysing Maritime Archaeological Archives: Collections, Access and Management. Oxford: BAR Publishing.

Schofield, P.R. [ed.]. 2015. Seals and their context in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Smith, David. 2016. Stations of coastal command: then and now. Hobbs Cross, Essex:  Battle of Britain International.

Thomas, G.C.G. 1997. The Charters of the Abbey of Ystrad Marchell. Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales.

UNESCO, 2005. Operational guidelines for the implementation of the world heritage convention. Paris: UNESCO.

Wales, National Assembly. 2000. Cymru gynaliadwy: mesur y gwahaniaeth / A sustainable Wales: measuring the Difference ymgynghori ar ddangosyddion / consultation indicators. Caerdydd / Cardiff: Cynullaid Cenedlaethol Cymru / National assembly for Wales.

Ward, S.V. 2016. The peaceful path: building garden cities and new towns. Hatfield: Hertfordshire Publications, an imprint of University of Hertfordshire Press.

Williams, Donald. 2011. Hanes crefydd foreol yng Nghwm Gwendraeth. Llanelli: Donald Williams.



Archaeologia Cambrensis Volume 166 (2017)

The Chapels Society Newsletter No. 066 (September 2017)

Current Archaeology No. 331 (October 2017)

Essex Historic Buildings Group No. 06 (September 2017)

The Georgian Issue 01 (Summer 2017)

The Georgian Group Journal Volume 025 (2017)

The Gower Society Newsletter (Autumn 2017)

The International Journal of the History of Engineering and Technology Volume 87, No. 1 (2017)

Maplines: the Magazine of the British Cartographic Society (Summer 2017)

Pembrokeshire Life (September 2017)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin No. 469 (Sep-Oct 2017)

S.O.S.: the newsletter of the friends of the Newport Ship (Volume 001, 2002 to Volume 025, 2017)

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Magazine (Autumn 2017)

Talyllyn News No. 254 (June 2017) & No. 255 (September 2017)

Vernacular Building, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Group Volume 040 (2016-2017)

Welsh Mills Society Newsletter No. 129 (October 2017)

Welsh Railways Research Circle Newsletter No. 152 (Autumn 2017)

Yorkshire Buildings: The Journal of the Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group No. 044 (2016)


Journals: Current Awareness

The Chapels Society Newsletter 066 (September 2017), P.14, Chapel death, article outlining the dangers of leaving redundant chapels to decay using the example of Splott Road Baptist Chapel, Cardiff which collapsed during demolition in July, killing a worker and trapping two others.

Current Archaeology No. 331 (October 2017), P.66, profile of Cardiff Transport Preservation Group.

The Georgian Group Journal Volume 25 (2017), P. 12-22 Case work on a number of different buildings in Wales including Plas Ty Coch Caernarfon, Kings Head Hotel Monmouth and Plas Gwyn Penrhyncoch.

The International Journal of the History of Engineering and Technology Volume 87, No. 1 (2017), P. 136. Review by Stephen Hughes of Llechi Cymru – Archaeoleg a Hanes /Welsh Slate: Archaeology and History of an Industry, David Gwyn.

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Magazine (Autumn 2017), P.16 – The Marches Group – Offering visits and tours covering Shropshire, Herefordshire and Powys; mentioning The Rodd 17th century farm in Presteigne, Powys. P.30 and P.32 Casework  – St Cadoc’s Church in Trevethin, Pontypool and Cwm Farm Ffestiniog, Gwynedd. P. 51-55 Llancaiach Fawr Manor, 16th century Welsh house in the countryside between Merthyr Tydfil and Caerphilly. Home to a number of magical discoveries and named ‘the ninth most haunted house in the UK’.

Vernacular Building, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Group Volume 40 (2016-2017), P.123, Orbituary of Dr Ronald W. Brunskill.


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