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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Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non Trust)
Digital archaeological research records relating to excavation and survey at Plas Bryncir: Ref. AENT40_30
Covering dates: 2012-2013
Cadw Monuments in Care Collection
Digital copies of nitrate negatives relating to: Basingwerk Abbey, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon Town Walls, Bronllys Castle, Barclodiad y Gawres, Caer y Twr, Caer Leb: Ref. CMC_PA_539 – CMC_PA_555
Covering dates: 1927-1960
Cadw Registered Files Collection
Closed registered files in the CAM series: Ref. No. CAM
Covering dates: 1978- 1998
Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust Reports
Relating to various archaeological activities in the Clwyd-Powys area: Ref. CPAT17/16 – CPAT17/73
Covering dates: 2012-2018
Clwydian Range Archaeology Group Archive: Ref. CRAG
Digital archaeological archives relating to projects undertaken by Clwydian Range Archaeological Group
Covering dates: 2017-2018
Emergency Recording Collection
Digital photo record (with floor plan) relating to Gelli fawr Isaf, Cwmbelan: Ref. ERC2019_001
Covering dates: 2018
RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs
Digital aerial photographs relating to various sites in Wales: Ref. AP2019_001-005 – AP2019_077
Covering dates: 2015
All our books and journals can be found on the Royal Commission’s Library Catalogue and viewed in our Library and Search Room.
- Brown, Peter. 2018. The Shopshire Union canal: from the Mersey to the Midlands and Mid-Wales. Market Drayton[?]: railway and Canal Historical Society.
- Carugh1, U & Visone, M. [Editors]. 2018. Time frames: conservation policies for twentieth-century architectural heritage. London: Routledge.
- Childs, Jeff. 2018. The parish of Llangyfelach: landed estates, farms and families. Swansea[?]: Jeff Childs and West Glamorgan Archive Service.
- Evans, David Gareth. 2018. The buildings of Ruthin. Wrexham: Bridge Books.
- Gwyndaf, Robin. 2017. Cofio Hedd Wyn: Atgofion Cyfeillion a Detholiad o’i Gerdd. Talybont: Y Lolfa.
- Fairclough, Oliver. 2018. The Llanthony valley: a borderland. Maidenhead: The Landmark Trust.
- Tomos, Merfyn Wyn. 2018. Diwydiant a Masnach Dolgellau Industry and Commerce. Llandysul: Gwasg Gomer.
- Watts, David. 2017. Edward Jeffreys, healing evangelist: his story, movement and legacy. Stourbridge: Transformations Publications.
Offprints from the Vernacular Architecture Group Library
- Barley, Maurice. 1963. The long-house and laithe-house: a study of the house and byre homestead in Wales and the West Riding, book chapter off-print from Culture and Environment: essays in honour of Sir Cyril Fox, XVI, pp. 479-501. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
- Born, Ernest and Horn, Walter. 1981. French Market Halls in Timber: Medieval and Postmedieval, off -print from Institute of Archaeology and Office of the Chancellor, University of California, (?), pp. 197-239. Los Angeles: Institute of Archaeology and Office of the Chancellor, University of California.
- Currie, C.R.J. 1972. Scarf-Joints in the North Berkshire and Oxford area, off-print from Oxoniensia, Volume XXXVII, pp. 177-186. (?) Oxoniensia.
- Fletcher, John. 1968. Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxford Region, off-print from Oxoniensia, Volume XXXIII, pp. 71-88. (?) Oxoniensia.
- Fletcher, John. 1975. The medieval hall at Lewknor, off- print from Oxoniensia, Volume Xl, pp. 247-253. Oxford: The Oxford Architectural and Historical Society, Ashmolean Museum.
- Hewett, Cecil. 1966. Jettying and floor-framing in Medieval Essex, photocopy from Medieval Archaeology, volume 10, pp. 89-112. York: Society for Medieval Archaeology.
- Jones, Stanley R. 1959. “Tir-Y-Coed” A fifteenth century farmhouse in the parish of Melverley, Salop. off-print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, Vol. 56, pp. 149– 57. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society.
- Jope, E.M. and Pantin, W.A. 1958. The Clarendon Hotel Oxford, off-print from Oxoniensia, Volume XXIII, pp. 1-129. (?) Oxoniensia.
- McCann, John. 1996. An eighteenth-century dovecote at Stewkley, off print from Records of Buckinghamshire, Volume 36, pp. 120-128. Aylesbury: Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society.
- McDowall, R.W. 1972. Uses of photogrammetry in the study of Buildings, off-print from Photogrammetric Record, Volume 7, issue 40, pp. 390–404. New York & London: Photogrammetric Record.
- Meirion-Jones, Gwyn I. 1978. The Sunken-Floored Hut in Brittany, off-print from Medieval Village Research Group, Twenty-sixth Annual Report, pp. 32-34. (?) Medieval Village Research Group.
- Mercer, E. 1954. The Houses of the Gentry, off-print from Past and Present, Volume V, Number 1, pp. 11-32. (?) Past and Present.
- Michelmore, D.J.H. 1974, A preliminary typology for Pennine aisled barns with king-post, off print from The Brigantian, journal of the Huddersfield and district Archaeological Society, pp. 15 – 17, No.3. Huddersfield: Huddersfield and District Archaeological society.
- Moran, Madge. [?]. the medieval parts of Plowden hall, off-print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, Volume LIX, pp. 264-271. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Munby, J. 1975. A fifteenth century Wealden house in Oxford, off print from Oxoniensia, Volume XXXIX, pp. 73-76. Oxford: The Oxford Architectural and Historical Society, Ashmolean Museum.
- Munby, J. 1975. 126 High Street: the archaeology and history of an Oxford house, off print from Oxoniensia, Volume XL, pp. 254-308. Oxford: The Oxford Architectural and Historical Society, Ashmolean Museum
- Munby, Julian. 1978. Tackley’s inn and three medieval houses in Oxford, off print from Oxoniensia, Volume XLIII, pp. 123-169. Oxford: The Oxford Architectural and Historical Society, Ashmolean Museum.
- Pantin, W.A. 1963. Some Medieval English Town Houses, off-print from Culture and Environment: Essays in Honour of Sir Cyril Fox, (?) pp. 445-478. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
- Pantin, W.A. 1958. The Clarendon Hotel, Oxford. Part II: The Buildings, off-print from Oxoniensia, Volume XXIII, pp. 84-129. (?) Oxoniensia.
- Ryan, Carole and Moran, Madge. 1985. The Old House Farm, Loppington, off-print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, Volume LXIII, pp. 11-16. (?) Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society.
- Smith, J.T. 1963. The long-house in Monmouthshire: a re-appraisal, book chapter off-print from Culture and Environment: essays in honour of Sir Cyril Fox, XVI, pp. 389-414. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
- Smith, P. 1963. The long-house and the laithe-house: a study of the house and byre homestead in Wales and the West Riding, book chapter off-print from Culture and Environment: essays in honour of Sir Cyril Fox, XVI, pp. 415-437. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
- Smith, W.John. 1986. Old Bent house: a traditional Pennine building, article photocopy from Pennine Magazine, Vol. 6:3, pp. 16 -18. Hebden Bridge: Pennine Heritage.
- Stell, Geoffrey. 1982. Some small farms and cottages in Latheron parish, Caithness, book chapter photocopy from Caithness: acultural crossroads, pp. 86–114. Edinburgh: Scottish Society for Northern Studies and Edina Press.
- Tonkin, J.W. 1966. The white house, Aston Munslow off- print from Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, Vol. 58, pp. 1-13. Shrewsbury: Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society.
- Trench, J.C. & Fenley, P. 1995. Elmodesham house: an Amersham landmark for three centuries, off print from Records of Buckinghamshire, Volume 37, pp. 141-158. Aylesbury: Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society.
- Walker, Bruce. 1977. The influence of fixed farm machinery on farm building design in eastern Scotland in the late 18th and 19th centuries, off print from The Archaeology of Scotland: Scottish Archaeological forum 8, pp.52–74. Edinburgh: Scottish Industrial Archaeology.
- Walton, James. 1981. The South African Kapstylhuis and some European Counterparts, with additional photographs of Madeiran barracas, off-print from Restorica, Number 10, pp. 2-8. (?). Restorica.
- Antiquity Volume 92 (Number 366 December 2018).
- Cambridge Antiquarian Society Proceedings Volume CVII (2018).
- Cartographiti Issue 95 (Autumn 2018).
- Current Archaeology Volume 347 (February 2019).
- Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter Volume 1 (January 2019).
- Georgian Issue 2 (Autumn 2018).
- Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society Volume 084 (2018).
- Railway and Canal Historical Society Volume 477 (February 2019).
- Royal Society of Art July 1963 – August 1965.
- Welsh Mills Society Newsletter Volume 134 (January 2019).
- WHGT Bulletin Issue 76 (Autumn 2018).
Journals: Current Awareness
- Cartographiti Issue 95 (Autumn 2018) p.4 exhibition to mark the 450th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Llwyd who produced the first map of Wales, at the National Library of Wales 19th January to 29 June 2019.
- Current Archaeology Volume 347 (February 2019) p.8, News in brief – Iron age site found in Wales – A preliminary excavation has revealed a previously unknown Iron Age settlement in Pembrokeshire.
- p.10 Winners of 2018 Heritage Angel Awards announced – Renovations at Insole Court won the people’s choice award in Wales.
- p.15 Excavating the CA archive – review of CA 130 (August 1992) when the Great Orme Mine Company was set up to carry out explorations of the Bronze Age mines and present them to the public through the visitor centre.
- p.20 Time-honoured places: defining the Neolithic sense of history, Christopher Catling – Capel Garmon chambered long cairn sited as an example of community repositories for human remains representing continuity due to their multiple phases of construction and use.
- p.62 Sherds, Christopher Catling – Art and Archaeology – Art and the Archaeological Imagination: Braving the Dragons Conference 27th and 28th February 2019, Aberystwyth, www.bravingthedragons.com.
- p.63 Heritage Angels – Cardigan Castle, shortlisted for 2018 Heritage Angel Award. Images showing before and after the rescue project.
- p.66 Odd Socs – Insol Court Trust – how the mansion was saved.
- Georgian Issue 2 (Autumn 2018) p.21 Casework – Tan y wal, Llandudno, Foley House, Pembrokeshire and Middle Esgair Cottage, Dolwen, Powys.
- p.22 Wales Case Study – Gwrych Castle, Abergele.
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