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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Cadw Registered Files Collection: Ref. CAM
Collection of registered files in the CAM series, transferred from Cadw.
Covering dates: 1978-1998
H.J. Thomas Collection: Ref. HJT/2
Box of miscellaneous material derived from the work of Howard Thomas: includes notes, drawings, and copied extracts.
Covering dates: c.1976-1991
Ordnance Survey Vertical Aerial Photography Collection
Ordnance Survey large print 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: c.1965-1996
RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs: Ref. AP2018_802 – AP2018_918
Colour oblique aerial photographs relating to various sites in Wales
Covering dates: 2015
Stanley R. Jones Collection: Ref. SRJC/02
Black and white photographs, from a number of sources, relating to sites in Mid Wales.
Covering dates: 1950
All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.
- Kent Archaeological Society. Undated. Notes for recorders. Maidstone[?]: Kent Archaeological Society.
- Vernacular Buildings Study Group, North Yorkshire and Cleveland. 1985. Houses in Cawood and Wistow. [?]: North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group.
- Wade-Martins, Peter. 1969. North Elmham park excavations 1969: preliminary report. [?]: Norfolk Research Committee and Deserted Medieval Village Research Group.
Offprints from the Vernacular Architecture Group Library
- Aaken, Frederick H.A. 1986. The rehousing of rural labourers in Ireland under the Labourers (Ireland) Acts, 1883-1919, off print from Journal of Historical Geography, Volume 12, Number 3. (?): Journal of Historical Geography.
- Alcock, N.W. 1990. The Catesbys in Coventry: A medieval estate and its archives, off-print from Midland History, Volume 15, pp.1-36. Leeds: Midland History.
- Beaton, Elizabeth. 1975. Clay building in the Lower Spey valley: notes on a North Eastern vernacular building material, Off Print from Moravian Field Club paper no.5, 1975. [?]: Moravian Field Club and Banffshire Coast Conservation Society.
- Barley, Maurice W. 1988. Nottinghamshire Medieval Manor Houses, off-print from Nottingham Medieval Studies, Volume 32, pp.165-175. Cambridge: Nottingham Medieval Studies.
- Brunskill, R.W. 1976. Vernacular Architecture of the Northern Pennines: A Preliminary View, off print from Northern History, Volume 11, Number 1. (?): Northern History.
- Flecther, J.M. 1961/2. Cruck Cottage in Church Lane, Harwell, off print from Oxoniensia, Volumes XXVI and XXVII. (?): Oxoniensia.
- Foot, N.D.J., Litton, C.D. & Simpson, W.G. 1986. The high roofs of the east end of Lincoln Cathedral, off-print from The British Archaeological Association conference transactions for the year 1982 : VIII. Medieval art and architecture at Lincoln Cathedral, pp. 47 – 74. [?]: The British Archaeological Association.
- Gailey, Alan. 1981. Traditional houses at Riasc, off-print from Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society, No.14. Tralee: Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society.
- Gailey, Alan. 1960-62. The Peasant Houses of the South-west Highlands of Scotland: Distribution, Parallels and Evolution, off-print from Gwerin: A Half-Yearly Journal of Folk Life. Volume 3, Number 5, pp.227-242. Denbigh: Gee and Son.
- Horn, Walter. 1963. The Great Tithe Barn of Cholsey, Berkshire, off-print from Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Volume XXII, Number 1, pp. 13-23. (?) Society of Architectural Historians.
- Johnson, Matthew H. 1993. Rethinking the Great Rebuilding, off-print from Oxford Journal of Archaeology, Volume 12, Number 1, pp. 117-125. Oxford: Blackwell.
- Machin, R. 1977. The Great Rebuilding: A Reassessment, off-print from Past & Present, Volume 77, Number 1, pp. 33-56. Oxford: The Past and Present Society.
- Martins, Susanna Wade (editor). 1991. Old farm buildings in a new countryside : redundancy, conversion and conservation in the 1990s, off print (Conference Papers) of the Proceedings of a one-day Conference held on November 29th, 1990 at the RICS Westminster Centre, 12, Great George Street, Parliament Square, London, pp.1-48. Reading: Historic Farm Buildings Group.
- McCann, John. 1980. A gauge for the alignment of medieval roofs, off-print from B.A.R. International Series 129, pp. 357-365. Oxford: B.A.R.
- Moran, Madge. 1987. Catherton cottage, Hopton Wafers, off print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, Volume LXV, pp. 45 – 49. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Moran, Madge. 1985. The old shop, Somerwood, off print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, Volume LXIV, pp. 69 – 75. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Moran, Madge. 1987. Cleeton Court, Cleeton St. Mary, off print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, Volume LXV, pp. 41 – 44. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Moran, Madge. 1993. Two early timber-framed hall-houses in Shropshire, off print from Shropshire History and Archaeology: Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume LXVIII, pp. 72 – 92. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Moran, Madge. 1995. High Grosvenor, Claverley, Shropshire, off print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume LXX, pp. 202 – 208. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Moran, Madge. 1997. Great Oxenbold, Monkhopton, Shropshire, SO 5594920, off print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume LXXII, pp. 9-25. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Moran, Madge. 1999. Shootrough Farm, Cardington, Shropshire, off-print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Volume LXXIV, pp. 43-50. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Munby, Julian and Fletcher, John. 1983. Carpentry in the cathedral and close at Winchester, off-print from The British Archaeological Association conference transactions for the year 1983: VI. Medieval art and architecture at Winchester, pp. 101 – 111. [?]: The British Archaeological Association.
- Noble, R. Ross. 1983-4. Turf-Walled Houses of the Central Highlands: An Experiment in Reconstruction, off-print from Folk Life, Volume 22, Number 1, pp.68-83. Cardiff: Society for Folk Life Studies.
- Oriel Record. 1941? Tackley’s inn, article in Oriel Record, pp.139 – 155. Oxford: Oriel College.
- Pantin, W.A. 1946-7. Gloucester College, off print from Oxoniensia, Volumes XI and XII, pp. 65-74. (?): Oxoniensia.
- Pearson, Sarah. 1995. The Medieval Houses of the Marsh: the Missing Evidence, off print from Romney Marsh: The Debatable Ground, Monograph No. 41, pp. 92-98. Oxford: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology.
- Raglan, Lord. 1956. The cruck truss, Article in MAN, Vol. LVI, pp 101 – 103. London: The Royal Anthropological Institute.
- Seaborne, M.V.J. 1963 & 1971. Small stone houses in Northamptonshire, Two off prints from Northamptonshire Past and Present. Northampton: Northamptonshire Records Office.
- Seaborne, M.V.J. 1964 & 1965. Cob cottages in Northamptonshire, Two off prints from Northamptonshire Past and Present. Northampton: Northamptonshire Records Office.
- Stell, Geoffrey & Baillie, Michael. 1993. The great hall and roof of Darnaway Castle, Moray, chapter from Moray: Province and People. Edinburgh: The Scottish Society for Northern Studies.
- Zimmermann, W. Haio. 1999. Favourable Conditions for Cattle Farming, one Reason for the Anglo-Saxon Migration over the North Sea? About the Byre’s Evolution in the Area South and East of the North Sea and England, off print from In Discussion with the Past: Archaeological studies presented to W.A. van Es. (?): Foundation for Promoting Archaeology.
- Ancient Monuments Society / The Friends of Friendless Churches Newsletter Part 3 (Autumn 2018).
- Architects Journal Volume 245 (Part 22, 22/11/2018).
- Architects Journal Volume 245 (Part 23, 06/12/2018).
- Architects Journal Volume 245 (Part 24, 13/12/2018).
- AJ Specification November (2018).
- AJ Specification December (2018).
- British Archaeology Volume 164 (January/February 2019).
- Current Archaeology Volume 346 (January 2019).
- Current World Archaeology Volume 92 (December 2018/January 2019).
- Cymru a’r Mor/Maritime Wales Volume 039 (2018).
- Industrial Archaeology Review Volume 40 (Number 2, November 2018).
- Maplines Volume 33 (Part 3, Winter 2018).
- Sheetlines Volume 113 (December 2018).
- Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Magazine Winter (2018).
- Studia Celtica Volume 052 (2018).
- Talyllyn News Number 260 (December 2018).
- Tools and Trades History Society Newsletter Volume 141 (Michaelmas 2018).
- Welsh History Review Volume 29 (Part 2, December 2018).
- Welsh Mines Society Newsletter Volume 079 (Autumn 2018).
- Welsh Railways Research Circle Newsletter Volume 157 (Winter 2018).
- Welsh Railways Archive Volume 6 (Number 8, November 2018).
Journals: Current Awareness
- Current Archaeology Volume 346 (January 2019) p.64 Sherds: The Halls of the Welsh Princes, Christopher Catling.
- Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Magazine Winter (2018) p.30 Casework: Ferryman’s Cottage, Menai Bridge and Bodafon, Frankwell Street, Newtown.
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