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Techniquest; the St. David's Hotel; Hamadryad Park and the Lagoons and Wetlands Nature Reserve, Cardiff Bay, 2015Welcome 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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Techniquest; the St. David's Hotel; Hamadryad Park and the Lagoons and Wetlands Nature Reserve, Cardiff Bay, 2015Techniquest; the St. David’s Hotel; Hamadryad Park and the Lagoons and Wetlands Nature Reserve, Cardiff Bay, 2015.
Ref. AP_2015_2279 C.644513 NPRN: 422080Additional Information

Photographs and documents relating to Epworth School, Rhyl, donated by Mary Wild: Ref. NPRN 415588

Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non Trust)

Reports relating to:

  • Excavations at Whitewall Brake Romano-British Site, Caerwent Training Area Defence Training Estate Wales, 2012-2017: Ref. AENT42_16

Archaeology Wales Project Archives

Project archive records relating to:

  • Land adjacent to A470 (Maesmawr Field), Caersws, Powys, 2018: Ref. AWP_297
  • Land within Llanidloes Football Club (Powys), 2018: Ref. AWP_298
  • Land at Beguildy, Knighton, Powys, 2012: Ref. AWP_299
  • Awel Deg Community Wind Turbine, Ferwig, Cardigan, 2013: Ref. AWP_300
  • Llety Ifan Hen, Bontgoch, 2014: Ref. AWP_301

Castlering Archaeology Reports

Reports relating to:

  • Castle View, Castle Street, Holt, Wrexham, 2019: Ref. CAS1_09
  • Rear of the Wynnstay Hotel, Bridge Street, Llangollen, 2018: Ref. CAS1_10

CHERISH Project Archive

Baseline aerial reconnaissance surveys, undertaken during 2017 as part of the CHERISH Project, relating to:

Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust Project Archives

Project archive records relating to:

Emergency Recording Collection

Photographic surveys and building plans relating to:

  • Pencerrig Pellaf, Ffordd Uchaf, Harlech, 2017-2019: NPRN 424200

Cowhouse at Treowen, Wonastow, 2018-2019: NPRN 43380
Cors Caron National Nature Reserve, Ystrad Meurig - TregaronCors Caron National Nature Reserve, Ystrad Meurig – Tregaron.
Ref. DI2013_0200 C.821044 NPRN: 268116
General Digital Donations Collection

Digital material, comprising:

  • Copies of pages from a family album inherited by David Redhead: featuring one image of Plas Uchaf and four images of New Cambrian Slate Quarries, dated 1908-1911: Ref. DD2019_005
  • Photographs showing features from the now demolished St Luke’s Church, Pontnewynydd, subsequently installed in St John the Baptist Church, Trowbridge: Ref. DD2019_006
  • Photographs showing markings on Rhyd-y-Goleu Bridge: taken during refurbishment of the bridge, 2019: Ref. DD2019_007

Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive

Project archive records relating to:

Headland Archaeology Projects Archive

Project archive records relating to:

Investigators’ Digital Photography

Investigator’s photographic survey for the CHERISH Project relating to:

RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs

Digital colour aerial photographs relating to:

Loggerheads Country Park, 2009Loggerheads Country Park, 2009.
Ref. AP_2009_2820 C.872662 NPRN: 409941


Antiquaries Journal Volume 97 (2017).

Architects Journal Volume 246 (Part 06, 28 March 2019 and Part 07, 11 April 2019).

Architects Journal Specification March (2019).

ASCHB Volume 41 (2019).

British Archaeology Volume Volume 166 (May/June 2019).

Brycheiniog Volume 50 (2019).

Capel Newsletter Volume 74 (Spring 2019).

Cartographic Journal Volume 55 (Number 4, November 2018).

Essex Historic Buildings Group Newsletter Volume 3 (March 2019).

Gower Society Newsletter Spring (2019).

Morgannwg, Volume 62 (2018).

Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter Number 160 (March 2019).

Pen Cambria: the magazine of Mid-Wales Volume 40 (Spring 2019).

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin Volume 479 (May 2019).

Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion Volume 24 (2018).

VASSA Journal Volume 34 (November 2018).

Welsh Mills Society Newsletter Volume 135 (April 2019).

Welsh Railways Research Circle Volume 158 (Spring, 2019).

Welsh Stone Forum Newsletter Number 16 (March 2019).

Journals: Current Awareness

Antiquaries Journal Volume 97 (2017) p.1-26, Early Neolithic enclosures in Wales: a review of the evidence in light of recent discoveries at Caerau, Cardiff, Oliver Davis and Niall Sharples.

British Archaeology Volume Volume 166 (May/June 2019) p.13 letter ‘Cardiff Blues’ concerning the movement of 80 bluestones from Preseli to Stonehenge. P.59 Briefing: CBA Network – WOOLOLOGY!? 18th & 19th May 2019 – CBA Wales in conjunction with CPAT will be exploring the connections between wool use, sheep rearing and archaeology.

Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter Number 160 (March 2019) p.6, presentation of plaque commemorating the work of the engineer and ironmaster William Menelaus at Penderyn, Aberdare.

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