Royal Commission Archive & Library Bulletin of Newly Catalogued Material – September 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.
Archaeology Wales Project Archives
Project archives relating to:
- Bryn Gwylan Threshing Barn, Llangernyw, 2017-2018: Ref. AWP_352
- Bryn Ysguboriau, Llanelidan, 2018: Ref. AWP_353
Bristol and Region Archaeological Services Survey Archives
Project archives relating to:
- Rogiet Primary School, Monmouthshire, 2008: Ref. BRAS034
- Llynfi Road, Maeteg, South Wales, 2005-2009: Ref. BRAS037
- Newport Cattle Market Site, 2009: Ref. BRAS038
Cadw Listed Buildings 35mm Colour Negative Collection: Ref. CLBN
Colour negatives, taken by Cadw during their listed building resurvey programme, relating to buildings in the communities of Wales.
Covering dates: 1980-2010
Emergency Recording Collection
Digital photo survey, and associated material, relating to:
- Fron Deg, Caergeiliog, Ynys Môn, 2019: Ref. ERC2019_011
- Tywyll Nodwydd, Pennal, 2019: Ref. ERC2019_012
Flintshire County Council Collection
- Colour photographic surveys relating to various properties, mainly in Flintshire, 1998: Ref. FCCC/04/14
General Digital Donations Collection
Digital photos relating to:
- Pembroke Dock taken by Royal Air Force in 1943 – copies from prints, 2019: Ref. DD2019_009
- Views of potato clamps at Pen y Garreg, 2019: Ref. DD2019_010
Investigators’ Digital Photography
- RCAHMW aerial photographs, taken during the 2018 drought: Ref. DS2019_043 – DS2019_047
RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs
Aerial photographs, taken during the 2018 drought: Ref. AP2019_937-AP2019_988
Wessex Archaeology Project Archives
Project archives relating to:
- Lidl Supermarket, Ffordd Parc Ynysderw, Pontardawe, 2016: Ref. WAP_14
- Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm, Pontardawe, 2016: Ref. WAP_15
- Glyn Derw High School, Cardiff, 2017: Ref. WAP_16
- Bryn Cynau Isaf, Cwmffrwd, Carmarthenshire, 2017: Ref. WAP_17
- Black Rock Road, Portskewett, Monmouthshire, 2018: Ref. WAP_18
- All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.
- Adams, Philip and Davies, Martin. 2018. Re-shaping rail in south Wales: The railways of Briton Ferry and district – past, present and future. Ludlow: Philip Adams and Martin Davies.
- Barnatt, John. 2019. The archaeology of underground mines and quarries in England. Swindon: Historic England.
- Comeau, Rhiannon and Seaman, Andy. 2019. Living off the land: Agriculture in Wales c.400-1600 A.D. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
- Coulis, Anthony. 2019. The slate industry. Stroud: Amberley.
- Fisk, Stephen. 2018. Abandoned villages. Stroud: Amberley.
- Grigg, Erik. 2018. Warfare, raiding and defence in early Medieval Britain. Ramsbury: The Crowood Press.
- Guise, Richard and Webb, James. 2018. Characterising neighbourhoods: exploring local assets of community significance. Abingdon: Routledge.
- Jones, Andrew Meirion and Diaz-Guardamino, Marta. 2019. Making a mark: image and process in Neolithic Britain and Ireland. Oxford: Oxbow Books.
- Rollason, David. 2019. Princes of the Church: Bishops and their palaces. London: Routledge.
- Winchester, Angus. 2016. Dry stone walls. Stroud: Amberley.
Offprints from the Vernacular Architecture Group Library
- Aalen, F.H.A. 1967. Furnishings of Traditional Houses in the Wicklow Hills, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 13, pp. 61-68. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Alcock, Nathaniel W. 1978. Vernacular Architecture: Historical Evidence and Historical Problems, offprint from the Proceedings of the 1975 Winterthur Conference, Norton (U.S.A.), pp. 109-120. Charlottesville: University Press.
- Baumgarten, Karl. Bericht über die Teilnahme an zwei Hausforgchertagungen in England (Report on Two Vernacular Group Meetings Attended in England in 1976 and 1977), draft from the author, p.19.
- Crawford, W.H.; Gailey, Alan. 1981. Ulster and Industrial Archaeology offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 27, pp. 81-87. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Drinkwater, Norman. 1949. The Old Market Hall, Hereford, offprint from The Woolhope Naturalists Field Club Papers, pp. 1-13. Woolhope Naturalists Field Club.
- Fletcher, J.M. 1970. Radiocarbon Dating of Medieval, Timber-Framed Cruck Cottages, chapter offprint from UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Contributions: IV: Scientific Methods in Medieval Archaeology, ed. By Rainer Berger, pp. 141-157. Berkeley: University of California Press.
- Gailey, Alan. 1976. The Housing of the Rural Poor in Nineteenth-Century Ulster, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 22, pp. 34-58. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Gailey, Alan. 1984. Introduction and Spread of the Horse-Powered Threshing Machine to Ulster’s Farms in the Nineteenth Century: Some Aspects, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 30, pp. 37-54. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- McCourt, Desmond; Evans, E. Estyn. 1968. A Late Seventeenth-Century Farmhouse at Shantallow, near Londonderry, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 14, pp. 14-23. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Meirion-Jones, Gwyn I. 1979. The Bed-outshot in Brittany, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 25, pp. 29-53. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Nattrass, Mary. 1958. Witch Posts and Early Dwellings in Cleveland, offprint from The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, Volume 39, pp. 136-146. Wakefield: West Yorkshire Printing Co. Limited.
- Ó Danachair, Caoimhín. 1956. Three Types of Houses, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 2, pp. 22-26. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Ó Danachair, Caoimhín. 1968. A Timber-framed House near Slane, County Meath, off-print from Ulster Folklife, Volume 14, pp. 24-27. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Pacey, A.J. 1966. Ornamental Porches of Mid-Seventeenth Century Halifax, offprint from The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, volume 41, pp. 455-464. Wakefield: West Yorkshire Printing Co. Limited.
- Pexton, Frank and McCann, John. 2010. A Columbarium at Overbury Church, offprint from Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society, Volume 22, pp. 97-104. Worcester: Worcestershire Archaeological Society.
- Robinson, Philip. 1979. Vernacular Housing in Ulster in the Seventeenth Century, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 25, pp. 1-28. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Robinson, Philip. 1982. A Water-Mill Built in 1615 by The Drapers’ Company at Moneymore, County Londonderry, offprint from Ulster Folklife, Volume 28, pp. 49-55. Holywood: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
- Smith, J.T. 1970. The Reliability of Typological Dating of Medieval Roofs, chapter offprint from UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Contributions: IV: Scientific Methods in Medieval Archaeology, ed. By Rainer Berger, pp. 239-269. Berkeley: University of California Press.
- Whinney, Richard. 1982. “all that capital messuage called Wickham Place”: A brief account of the excavation and research on the manor house at Wickham, Hampshire, 1975-1980, Winchester Archaeology Office Report Number One, pp. 2-28. Winchester: City of Winchester.
- Wood, Charles B. 1965. A Survey and Bibliography of Writings on English and American Architectural Books Published before 1895, from Winterthur Portfolio II, pp. 127-137. Wilmington: Winterthur Museum.
- Antiquity Volume 093 (Part 368, April 2019; Part 369, June 2019 & Part 370, August 2019).
- Archaeologia Cambrensis Volume 168 (2019).
- Architects’ Journal Volume 246 (Part 18, 26/09/2019).
- Architects’ Journal Specification September (2019).
- Cartographic Journal Volume 56 (Number 3, August 2019).
- Cartographiti Volume 96 (Autumn 2019).
- Chapels Society Newsletter Volume 72 (September 2019).
- Current Archaeology Volume 355 (October 2019).
- Current World Archaeology Volume 97 (October/November 2019).
- Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter Number 6 (September 2019).
- Gower Society Newsletter Autumn (2019).
- Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin Volume 481 (September 2019).
- Talyllyn News Volume 263 (September 2019).
- Touchstone (2019).
- Welsh Mills Society Newsletter Volume 137 (October 2019).
Journals: Current Awareness
- Current Archaeology Volume 355 (October 2019), p.8 ‘New finds from the Pembrokeshire chariot burial’. P.65 Sherds – Dating ancient yews with reference to the Llangernyw Yew in Snowdonia.
- New film: Inside Ty Pawb, AJ Retrofit of the Year: Featherstone Young’s community centre in Wrexham named ‘AJ Retrofit of the Year’ in September 2019.
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