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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.

Archives

RCAHMW colour oblique photograph of Cardiff Bay looking towards Mermaid Quay, 2012 Ref. No. AP_2012_2101 C.916374 NPRN: 422952

ArchaeoDomus Archaeological and Heritage Services Collection: Ref. No. ADAHS

Digital surveys of various buildings and sites in Wales

Covering dates: 2015-2018

Archaeological Perspectives Analysis Consultancy (A.P.A.C. Ltd)

Digital records relating to archaeological investigations at:

Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non Trust)

Project archive relating to:

Border Archaeology Survey Archives

Archaeological Reports relating to:

 Cadw Slide Collection: Ref. No. CS

Collection of slides and related registers produced or collected by Cadw/Welsh Office over a number of years. The images show archaeological sites and buildings throughout Wales and also some sites in Ireland.

Covering dates: 1960-2010

Emergency Recording Collection

Material, received as part of the planning process, relating to:

European Travellers in Wales Project

Material relating to the project, comprising:

  • Short film focusing on French and German travellers to the industrial town of Merthyr Tydfil in the mid-nineteenth century, and their descriptions of the town, 2018: Ref. No. ETW_MT
  • Images of Conwy Suspension Bridge, 2017: Ref. No. ETW_CSG
  • Images of Menai Suspension Bridge, 2017: Ref. No. ETW_MBG
  • Images of Parys Mountain Windmill, 2017: Ref. No. ETW_PMG
  • Images of Castle Hill, Tenby, 2017: Ref. No. ETW_TG

Wales Millennium Centre and Pierhead Building Cardiff, 2006 Ref. No. DS2006_104_002 C.524373 NPRN: 403908

Investigators’ Digital Photography

Photographic surveys relating to:

Paul Courtney Excavation Records: Ref. No. PCER

Excavation records relating to Tintern and Usk (and other sites) comprising notes, site drawings and slides

Covering dates: 1970s

Paul R. Davis Collection: PRD_02

Colour aerial photographs relating to various sites in Wales

Covering dates: 2018

Ordnance Survey Vertical Aerial Photography Collection: Large Pnrint Collection

Comprising black and white enlargements (c.20″) taken from 9″ film rolls. Filed in alphabetical order according to featured town, community or feature

Covering dates: 1963-1997

 

 

RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs

Oblique aerial photographs showing:

RCAHMW Montgomeryshire Canal Publication Collection: Ref. No. AMC03

Material, produced by Manpower Services Commission Project in conjunction with the RCAHMW and Montgomeryshire District Council, relating to a project to record various structures on the line of the Montgomeryshire Canal

Covering dates: 1970-1988

 

Swansea to Abergavenny Electricity Transmission Line Collection

Part of a survey from a project commissioned by the National Coal Board, and undertaken by Fairey Surveys Ltd.

Covering dates: 1968

Tucker Collection: Ref. No. DGT

Collection of notes, slides, maps, drawings, extracts, deeds, papers, articles and transcripts, all collected or produced by former Royal Commissioner D. G. Tucker and his wife, Mary. Records include material relating to the Pembrokeshire Slate Industry, Cardiganshire Mines, Teme Mills, Radnorshire Mills, Druid’s Inn, and a box of miscellaneous material on various sites and topics

Covering dates: 1970-1997

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  Books

Ashton, Owen R. 1980 reprint. A short history of Builth Wells: from Medieval to Modern times. Wyeside Arts Centre: Builth Wells.

Evans, R.M. 1972. Children in the iron industry 1840 – 42. National Museum of Wales: Cardiff.

Evans, Tony. 1974. Tin workers. Tony Evans: Llanelli.

Llangollen Urban District Council. [1970?]. Lovely Llangollen: The scenic gem of North Wales: the official guide. Llangollen Urban District Council: Llangollen.

Keating, M. Honora. 1965. Plas -yn- Rhiw. Gwenlyn Evans: Caernarvon.

Miles, John; Thomas, Keri & Watkins, Tudor. 2017. The Swansea Vale Railway: a Midland railway outpost. Lightmoor Press: Lydney.

Postles, Dave. 2017. The north through its names: a phenomenology of Medieval and early-modern northern England. Oxbow Books: Oxford.

Purchon, W.S and Bartlett, C.J. 1932. A small town house of the Georgian period in Wales: no. 6, Working Street, Cardiff. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales.

Sampson, Aylwin. 1972. Llanbedr Pont Steffan = Lampeter. Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion: Aberystwyth.

Sampson, Aylwin. 1972. Aberteifi = Cardigan. Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion: Aberystwyth.

Seaborne, Malcolm. 1998. A guide to the stained glass in St. Asaph Cathedral. Dean and Chapter of St. Asaph Cathedral: St. Asaph.

Simpson, Anne Turner and Stevenson, Sylvia [Eds.]. 1980. Town houses and structures in Medieval Scotland: a seminar. University of Glasgow Dept. of Archaeology: Glasgow.

Thomas, W. Gerwyn. 1979. Welsh coal mines. National Museum of Wales: Cardiff.

White, Richard. 1987. Caerleon: Roman Fortress. Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments: Cardiff.

White, Richard. 1988. St. Davids. Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments: Cardiff.

William, Eurwyn. 1973. Adeiladau fferm traddodiadol yng Nghymru. National Museum of Wales. Cardiff.

Young, Norman R. [Ed.] 1971. What you will see in the Vale of Rheidol: Britain’s first railway nature trail. West Wales Naturalist’s Trust Limited: Aberystwyth.

 Journals

Archaeology in Wales Volume 56 (2017).

Cartographic Journal Volume 55 No. 2 (May 2018).

 Current Archaeology Issue 341 (August 2018).

 The Georgian: Magazine of the Georgian Group Issue 1 (2018).

The Georgian Group Journal Volume 26 (2018).

Journal of the Railway and Canal Historical Society No. 232, Volume 39, Part 5 (July 2018).

Llafur: Journal of Welsh People’s History Volume 12, No. 2 (2017).

Maplines Volume 32, Issue 1 (Spring 2018).

Past: the Newsletter of the Prehistoric Society Volume 89 (Summer 2018).

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin No. 474 (July 2018).

Tools and Trades History Society Newsletter Volume 140 (Trinity 2018).

Touchstone: the magazine for architecture in Wales Volumes 01-09, 16-18.

Trafodion Cymdeithas Hanes Sir Ddinbych / Denbighshire Historical Society Transactions Volume 66 (2018).

The Victorian Volume 58 (July 2018).

Victorian Society: News (July 2018).

Cymdeithas Melinau Cymru / Welsh Mills Society Newsletter, Number 132 (July 2018).

Welsh Railways Archive, Journal of the Welsh Railways Research Circle Volume 6, No. 7 (May 2018).

Welsh Railways Research Circle Newsletter No. 155 (Summer 2018).

 Journals: Current Awareness

The Georgian: Magazine of the Georgian Group Iss. 1 (2018) pp.12-25 Casework: Capel y Babell, Cwmfelinfach; The Guildhall, Carmarthen; Neuadd Fawr, Cil y Cwm; Plas Hafod Hotel, Gwernmynydd; Plas Ty Coch, Caernarfon; Glynllifon, Llandwrog; Caerwent House, Caerwent; Gwentlands, Chepstow; 25 St James’ Square, Monmouth; Threshing Barn, Llandewi Velfrey; Alleston Farm, Pembroke; Former Bull’s Head Inn, Brecon; Peace Cottage, Evancoyd; Ystrad House, Knighton. PP.38-42, ‘Naval architecture in the eighteenth century’, Charlotte Ward.

Journal of the Railway and Canal Historical Society No. 232, Volume 39, Part 5 (July 2018), pp.293-305 article by Stephen Rowson, ‘Low Water Pier 1870-c1890: an overlooked railway station at Cardiff’

Victorian Society: News (July 2018), p.3 concern voiced that Pembroke Dock Defensible Barracks are up for sale.

Cardiff Bay Barrage, 1998 Ref. No. GTJ28568 C.61208 NPRN: 305755

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July 31, 2018