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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

C.J. Spurgeon Collection: Ref. No. CJS02/06
Research notes, reference cards, map extracts, plans from various sources, copies of relevant material, and correspondence regarding sites referenced as RS (Rejected Sites): as published in the Glamorgan Inventory, Volume III, Part 1b – ‘Later Castles from 1217 to the Present’. First published in 2000.
Covering dates: c.1963-1991

C.J. Spurgeon Collection: Ref. No. CJS02/07
Research notes, reference cards, map extracts, plans from various sources, copies of relevant material and correspondence regarding sites referenced as FO (Forts and other Post Medieval Fortifications). These records were prepared for inclusion in the Glamorgan Inventory, Volume III, Part 1b – ‘Later Castles from 1217 to the Present’, but subsequently not included.
Covering dates: c.1992-1995

C.J. Spurgeon Collection: Ref. No. CJS02/08
research notes, reference cards, map extracts plans from various sources, copies of relevant material and correspondence regarding sites referenced as TD (Town Defences). These records were prepared for inclusion in the Glamorgan Inventory, Volume III, Part 1b – ‘Later Castles from 1217 to the Present’, but subsequently not included.
Covering dates: [n.d.]

C.J. Spurgeon Collection: Ref. No. CJS02/09
Survey notes, plottings, drawings, and black & white prints mainly of Caerphilly and Swansea castles. Also includes long-hand drafts of texts for chapters in the ‘Later Castles’ publication.
Covering dates: [n.d.]

C.J. Spurgeon Collection: Ref. No. CJS02/10
Long-hand text regarding sites referenced as TD (Town Defences). These records were prepared for inclusion in the Glamorgan Inventory, Volume III, Part 1b – ‘Later Castles from 1217 to the Present’, but subsequently not included. Also includes texts on Oystermouth and St Donat’s castles.
Covering dates: [n.d.]

C.J. Spurgeon Collection: Ref. No. CJS02/11
Drafts and edited drafts of sections mainly in the ‘Later Castles’ publication.
Covering dates: [n.d.]

RCAHMW colour oblique photograph of North Wales Counties Hospital, Denbigh, 2011. AP_2011_3790 C.912909 NPRN: 96571

RCAHMW colour oblique photograph of North Wales Counties Hospital, Denbigh, 2011. AP_2011_3790 C.912909 NPRN: 96571

Emergency Recording Collection: NPRN 96571
Reports, plans, and photographs relating to North Wales Hospital, Denbigh.
Covering dates: 2018

Foundations Archaeology Projects Archive: Ref. No. FAPA
Project archives relating to a number of archaeological investigations and evaluations carried out by Foundations Archaeology.
Covering dates: 1999 – 2010

Howard J. Thomas Slide Collection: Ref. No. HJT
Colour Slides produced by Howard J. Thomas, relating to various sites in Wales
Covering dates: 1970-1990

Ordnance Survey Vertical Aerial Photography Collection
Black and white aerial photographs of various areas in Wales
Covering dates: 1966 – 1995

Aerial view of the Cwm-Fforch-Wen Enclosures, north of Ystradgynlais: Paul R. Davis, 1st November 2018. PRD_02_1902 C.647759 NPRN: 423589

Aerial view of the Cwm-Fforch-Wen Enclosures, north of Ystradgynlais: Paul R. Davis, 1st November 2018. PRD_02_1902 C.647759 NPRN: 423589

Paul R. Davis Collection: Ref. No, PRD_02_1902 – PRD_02_1915
Colour aerial photographs, and maps, relating to various sites in Wales
Covering dates: November 2018

RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs: Ref. No. AP2018_610 – AP2018_659
Oblique aerial photographs, showing various sites in Wales, taken as part of the Royal Commission’s programme of archaeological aerial reconnaissance
Covering dates: 2015

Stanley R. Jones Collection: Ref. No. SRJC
Collection of measured drawings showing buildings in Mid Wales produced by Stanley R. Jones
Covering dates: 1950-2000

Books

All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.

  • Anderson, D. 1982. Coal, a pictorial history of the British coal industry. Newton Abbot: David and Charles.
  • Firth Cleveland Ropes Ltd. [?]. Wire ropes. Sheffield: Firth Cleveland Ltd.
  • English Heritage. 2004. Save our streets. Swindon: English Heritage.
  • Hopson, Mary. The Roman Catholic burial ground and former church at Coed Anghred, Skenfrith, Gwent.  Llanrothal, Monmouth: Tregate Press.
  • Hutton, Barbara and Martin, Joyce. 1986. Doorways in the Dales. York: North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group.
  • Lewis, David T.R. 2018. The Vaughan [Earlsof Carbery] and Cambell [Earls and Thanes of Cawdor] families of Golden Grove Carmarthenshire. Erwhen, Carmarthenshire: David T.R. Lewis.
  • Mason, E. 1951. Practical coal mining for miners. London: Virtue and Company Ltd.
  • National Coal Board. 1968. Setting supports underground. London: H.M.S.O.
  • National Coal Board. 1973. Tracklaying for underground haulage. London: National Coal Board Mining Department.
  • National Coal Board. 1976. Colliery electrician. London: National Coal Board Industrial Training Branch.
  • National Coal Board. 1976. Transport underground: Part 2, moving men and supplies. London: National Coal Board Industrial Training Branch.
  • National Coal Board. 1977. Basic mechanical engineering. London: National Coal Board Industrial Training Branch.
  • National Coal Board. 1979. Coal its origin and occurrence. London: National Coal Board Mining Department.
  • National Coal Board. 1981. Pit ventilation. London: National Coal Board Industrial Training Branch.
  • National Coal Board. 1982. Armoured conveyors. London: National Coal Board Industrial Training Branch.
  • National Coal Board. 1985. Pumps and pumping. London: National Coal Board Industrial Training Branch.
  • National Coal Board. 1989. British coalmining: an introduction. Burton-on-Trent: British Coal Technical Department.
  • Neath Borough Council. 1964. The restoration of the Norman castle of Neath. Neath: Borough of neath.
  • Presbyterian Church. 1929. The book of the jubilee fund: a book commemorating the work of the Jubilee Church Extension Fund of the Presbyterian Church of England, 1926-1929. London: Jubilee Church Extension Fund.
  • Rowlands, Dorothy Howard. 1949. Coal: yesterday, to-day and to-morrow. London: Harrap.
  • Russell, C. 1973. Coal, the basis of nineteenth-century technology. Bletchley: Open University Press.
  • Thomas, W. Gerwyn. 1969. Coal mining in Wales. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales.
  • Welton, Ann & John. 2010. The story of Montgomery. Woonton: Logaston Press.
  • Williams, Herbert. 1975. Battles in Wales. Cardiff: John Jones Cardiff Ltd.
  • Williams, Ifor. 1945. Enau lleoedd. Lerpwl: Gwasg y Brython.
  • Offprints from the Vernacular Architecture Group Library                          
  • Barley, M.W. 1975. Flore’s house, Oakham, Rutland, off-print from Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume 50, pp. 37- 40. Leicester: Leicestershire Archaeology and Historical Society.
  • Dent, J.S. 1977. Recent Excavations on the Site of Stockport Castle, off-print from The Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 79, pp. 1-13. Wilmslow: Richmond Press Ltd.
  • Eden, P.M.G. 1972. Vernacular architecture, off-print from Leicester and its region, chapter 26, pp.578- 589. Leicester: Leicester University Press for the Local Committee of the British Association
  • Fraser Darling. 1955. The social situation, chapter from book West Highland survey, pp. 288 – 302. London: Oxford University Press.
  • Hill, Nick. 2003. 10-14 Churchgate: Hallaton’s lost manor House?, off-print from Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume 77, pp. 12-34. Leicester: Leicestershire Archaeology and Historical Society.
  • Hill, Nick. 2001. The manor house, Melbourne: the development of Leicestershire’s earliest manor house, off-print from the Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume 75, pp. 36-61. Leicester: Leicestershire Archaeology and History Society.
  • Hunter, James. The years of recovery, chapter from book, The making of the crofting community, pp. 111 -113. Edinburgh: John Donald.
  • Maclean, Charles. 1972. A simple life, chapter from book, Island on the edge of the world: the story of St. Kilda, pp. 65- 68. Edinburgh: Canongate.
  • Macdonald, Donald. 1978. Housing, chapter from book Lewis: a history of the island, pp. 57 – 63. Edinburgh: Gordon wright Publishing.
  • Maxwell, Sir John Stirling. 1938. Small houses and cottages, chapter from book, Shrines and homes of Scotland, pp. 215 – 225. London: Alexander Maclehose.
  • Plant, Marjorie, ‘The Home and its Plenishing’, pp. 19-60, chapter from The Domestic Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century, by Marjorie Plant. 1952. Edinburgh: University Press.
  • Rickman, T.H. 1972. A hall house at Shepshed, Leicestershire, off print from the Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume 47, pp. 51-54. Leicester: Leicestershire Archaeology and Historical Society.
  • Singleton, William, A. (?). Traditional Domestic Architecture in the South Manchester Region, Part I, off-print from The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society, Volume LVI. pp. 7-32. London: Sherratt and Hughes.
  • Singleton, William, A. (?). Traditional Domestic Architecture in the South Manchester Region, Part II, off-print from The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society, Volume LVII. pp. 57-89. London: Sherratt and Hughes.
  • Singleton, William, A. 1952. The Traditional House-Types in Rural Lancashire and Cheshire, off-print from The Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 104. pp. 75-91. Liverpool: Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire.
  • Smith, W. J. 1977. The Staircase Café, Stockport, off-print from The Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 79, pp. 14-20. Wilmslow: Richmond Press Ltd.
  • Tattersall, Joan E. 1963. An eighteenth-century shippon at Accrington, off print from Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 115, pp. 177-183. Liverpool: Lancashire and Cheshire Historic Society.
  • Taylor, Robert F. 1965. Three Cruck Buildings in Lancashire and Cheshire, off print from Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 117, pp.33-57. England: Chadwyck-Healey.
  • Wade-Martins, Peter, Excavations at North Elmham, 1967-8: An Interim Report, off-print from Norfolk Archaeology, Volume XXXIV, Part IV, pp.352-397. (?)
  • Wade-Martins, Peter, Excavations at North Elmham, 1969: An Interim Report, off-print from Norfolk Archaeology, Volume XXXV, Part I, pp.25-78. (?).
  • Webster, V.R. 1954. Cruck-framed buildings of Leicestershire. Off-print from the Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society, Volume 30, pp. 26- 58. Leicester: Leicestershire Archaeological Society.
  • Woodfield, Paul. 1981. The larger medieval houses of Northamptonshire, off-print from Northamptonshire Archaeology, Volume 16, pp.153-196. (?): Northampshire Archaeology.
  • Walton, James. 1942. The domestic architecture of Tehri-Garhwal, off-print from the Modern Review, Volume 71, pp. 479 -481. Calcutta: Modern Review.
  • Walton, James. 1957. Cruck-framed buildings in Scotland, off print from Gwerin, Volume1, issue 3, pp. 109 – 122. Oxford[?]: Blackwells.

Journals

  • Antiquity Volume 92 (Number 365, October 2018).
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 245 (Issue 20, 25/10/2018).
  • Architects’ Journal Volume 245 (Issue 21, 08/11/2018).
  • Architects’ Journal Specification October (2018).
  • Britannia Volume 49 (2018).
  • Cartographic Journal Volume 55 (Number 3, August 2018).
  • Chapels Society Newsletter Volume 69 (September 2018).
  • Current Archaeology Volume 345 (December, 2018).
  • Current World Archaeology Volume 91 (October/November, 2018).
  • DBRG News, Domestic Building Research Group Surrey Volume 140 (October 2018).
  • Etifeddiaeth y Cymry Volume 67 (Gaeaf, 2018).
  • Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter No. 7 (October 2018).
  • Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter No. 8 (November 2018).
  • Gower Journal Volume 69 (2018).
  • Heritage in Wales Volume 67 (Winter, 2018).
  • Industrial Archaeology Review Volume 40 (Number 1, May 2018).
  • Mausolus: The Journal of the Mausolea and Monuments Trust (Summer 2018).
  • Melin Volume 34 (2018).
  • Merioneth: Journal of the Merioneth Historical and Record society = Cylchgrawn Cymdeithas Hanes a Chofnodion Sir Feirionydd Volume 18 (Part 1, 2018).
  • Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter Number 159 (September 2018).
  • Pembrokeshire: The Journal of the Pembrokeshire Historical Society Volume 27 (2018).
  • PenCambria Volume 039 (Autumn 2018).
  • Railway & Canal Historical Society Bulletin No. 476 (November 2018).
  • Railway & Canal Historical Society Journal Volume 039 (Part 6, No. 233, 2018).
  • Touchstone 2018.
  • The Victorian Volume 59 (November 2018).

Journals: Current Awareness

  • Current Archaeology Volume 345 (December, 2018), p.52-55 Moving monoliths: New revelations from the Preseli bluestone quarries.
  • Current World Archaeology Volume 91 (October/November, 2018), p.9 From Wales to Stonehenge.
  • Industrial Archaeology Review Volume 40 (Number 1, May 2018) pp. 25-38 Bwrdd Marchnata Llaeth: Four Mill Marketing Board creameries in Wales, Brian Malaws and Miriam McDonald.
  • The Victorian Volume 59 (November 2018), p.16 John Summers Steelworks, Shotton on the Top 10 Endangered Buildings 2018.

Contact us

If you have any comments or enquiries, please feel free to contact us:

NMRW Library and Enquiries Service
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December 5, 2018