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Tuesday, 1 September 2015

National Monuments Record of Wales Archives and Library Bulletin - August 2015





Welcome to the latest monthly edition of the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW) Archives and Library Bulletin which lists all newly catalogued material. 
http://www.rcahmw.gov.uk/HI/ENG/Our+Services/Donate+Records/Recent+Acquisitions/. 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.

Our Library and reading room is open:
Monday – Friday 09.30 – 16.00, Wednesday 10.30 – 16.30.
An appointment is advisable.


August 2015


Archives

Dr Michael Harrison Collection

A collection of Industrial Archaeology photographs, comprising digital and hard-copy slides and photos of sites in the United Kingdom and beyond, accompanied by associated indices produced and/or compiled by Dr Michael Harrison. Date range: 1980-2011: C608834

The photographs are arranged under the following categories:
  • Agriculture & Estates 
  • Aviation 
  • Black Country Museum 
  • Brewing 
  • Brick & Tiles 
  • Bridges 
  • Buses 
  • Canals & Waterways 
  • Cars & Motorcycles 
  • Cement 
  • Ceramics & Pottery 
  • Chemical & Petrochemicals 
  • Clay 
  • Coal 
  • Copper 
  • Craft 
  • Cranes, Earthmovers etc. 
  • Daily Living 
  • Dams & Reservoirs 
  • Docks 
  • Domestic 
  • Electricity 
  • Factories & Engineering 
  • Ffestiniog Railway 
  • Food 
  • Gas 
  • Gold 
  • Health 
  • Housing & Buildings 
  • Iron & Steel 
  • Lead 
  • Leather 
  • Lime 
  • Lorries & Vans 
  • Machine Tools & Machines 
  • Metals 
  • Military 
  • Paper & Paper Projects 
  • Printing 
  • Railways – Building & Engineering 
  • Railways – Locomotives 
  • Railways – Carriages & Wagons 
  • Rheidol Railway 
  • Roads 
  • Sand & Gravel 
  • Severn Valley Railway 
  • Sewage & Drainage 
  • Ships & Boats 
  • Shops 
  • Silver 
  • Slate 
  • Social & Cultural 
  • Stationary Engines 
  • Steam & IC Rollers 
  • Steam Traction Engines 
  • Steam Wagons 
  • Stone 
  • Talyllyn Railway 
  • Textiles 
  • Timber and Woodwork 
  • Tin 
  • Tractors 
  • Trams 
  • Watermills & Pumps 
  • Waterwheels & Water Pumps 
  • Waterworks 
  • Welshpool Railway 
  • Windmills & Windpumps 

RCAHMW Digital Survey
Still taken from the animation of the Denbigh Town Hall model highlighting the phasing – Phase II, from an RCAHMW digital survey carried out by Susan Fielding, 04/08/2005 to 21/09/2005, as part of the Denbigh Town Heritage Initiative: C608743


Still taken from the animation of the Denbigh Town Hall model – phase II, refDCH45, C608743
NMR Site Files
  • Measured drawings comprising, plan, elevation, section and detail, carried out by Geoff Ward, Aril 1990: C608824 
  • Black and white photo survey of Pen-pont-pren produced by Geoff Ward, April 1990: C608825 
  • Photo survey showing the Valley Road Overbridge, near Pont Nant Lawrog, Clydach, on the Swansea Canal: C609176 
  • 8 small b/w photos showing the unerside of arch of bridge 'tunnel' below 'mond' lock, Valley Road Overbridge, near Pont Nant Lawrog, Clydach, on the Swansea Canal. Negatives held: C609181 
  • 12 b/w photos of Clydach Upper Forge and dam. Some of the prints have been grouped to make a composite image. Negatives held: C609173 
  • 5 b/w photos of Clydach Upper Feeder Weir and Forge Fach Falls. Negatives held: C609174 
  • One colour photo showing Cwm, Cwm Peris, taken by Geoff Ward, 2002: C608742 
  • Photo survey showing the Clydach Bridge, Lock No. 6, on the Swansea Canal: C602757 
  • Photo survey showing the Valley Road Overbridge, near Pont Nant Lawrog, Clydach, on the Swansea Canal: C609176 
  • One b/w print showing elevation from east of Railway viaduct across the Swansea Canal at Mount Pleasant: C609182 
  • Image of Landore Viaduct taken by RCAHMW, 1981: C609216 

National Trust Archaeological Survey
  • Bryn Eithin, Ysbyty Estate (SH85SW) - undated report on Landscape and Land Use Survey for the above National Trust Farm and 164 acres of land attached: C609184 
  • Ty'n y Coed Isaf Farmstead, (SH85SW) - Landscape Survey by Sheila Jones and Garry Somers for the National Trust, February 1993: C609185 
  • Pant-y-Maen (SH85SW), Landscape Survey by Sheila Jones and Garry Somers for the National Trust, March 1993: C609187 
  • Yr Ysgwyfraith Estate, Landscape Survey by Sheila Jones and Garry Somers for the National Trust, March 1993: C609188 
  • Dolwen, (SN4661) the Llanerchaeron Estate, Vernacular Building Report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist) and Martin Davies (building supervisor), April 1999, for the National Trust: C609190 
  • Alltwen, The Llanerchaeron Estate, Vernacular Building Report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist) and Martin Davies (building supervisor), April 1999, for the National Trust: C609191 
  • Wig-wen-Fach, The Llanerchaeron Estate, Vernacular Building Report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist) and Martin Davies (building supervisor), May 1999, for the National Trust: C609192 
  • Report entitled 'The Archaeology and Landscape History of Ceredigion, considering the Aeron Valley in general and the Llanerchaeron Estate in particular' by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist), June 1998, for the National Trust: C609193 
  • The Llanerchaeron Estate Building Survey, Volume II - The Service Courtyard and ancillary buildings, report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist), 1999, for the National Trust: C609196 
  • The Llanerchaeron Estate Building Survey, Volume III - The Home Farm Buildings and additional buildings in and around the estate, report by Nicky Evans (site archaeologist), 1999, for the National Trust: C609198 

Investigators' Digital Photography
  • Digital photograph of St Non’s church, Maenclochog: C609171 
  • Digital photographs of the Borough Pharmacy, Monmouth: C608673 

Borough Pharmacy, Monmouth, ref: DS2015_175_002, C608673

RCAHMW Digital Survey Collection
Archive relating to a revision of an RCAHMW digital survey of Mynydd Rhiw Landscape: C608735

C.H. Houlder Collection
Nine CBA County Petrology Key Maps, collated by Christopher Houlder between 1950-1985: C609097

Welsh Slate Publication Collection
Set of images loaned for use in the RCAHMW volume Welsh Slate: C609189
Electronic versions of RCAHMW volumes Welsh Slate and Llechi Cymru: C609194

Vernon D. Emmanuel Collection

Additional digital photographs of the following sites:
  • Stanley’s Pit, Pembrey: C608952
  • Ffladau colliery, Pontycymmer: C608955
  • Gomers level, Tredegar: C608956
  • Pembrey: C608971
  • Merthyr Vale colliery: C609202
  • Tirpentwys colliery: C609211
  • New Lodge level, Burry Port: C609204
  • Glamorgan Colliery, Llwynypia: C608973
  • Newport and Abercarn colliery, Abercarn: C608974
  • Morfa Colliery, Taibach: C608980
  • Nantgwyn Naval Colliery: C608984
  • Porthdafen Colliery: C608986
  • Penlan Colliery, Killan: C608987
  • Brynlliw Colliery: C608988
  • Pochin Colliery: C608989
  • Rose Heyworth colliery and baths: C608990
  • Rockwood colliery, Taffs Well: C608975
  • Prince of Wales colliery, Abercarn: C608993
  • Sylen colliery: C609003
  • Graigside Taffs Well colliery old level: C609014
  • Great Mountain Colliery, Tumble: C608954

Digital photograph showing Stan Williams and Fred Roberts with wagon at Great Mountain colliery, Tumble, taken 1953, ref: VDE_04_02_215, C608954

  • Capel y Babell chapel, Ynys-Ddu: C609019
  • Berea chapel, Blaina: C609020
  • Bethany chapel, Burry Port: C609022
  • Pontfaen chapel, Brynbont: C609023
  • Hebron Baptist chapel, Saundersfoot: C609025
  • Saron chapel, Gendros: C609026
  • Tabor chapel, Llansaint: C609028
  • Fronwen chapel, Llanarth: C609030
  • Zoar chapel, Castell-y-bwlch, Henllys: C609033
  • Bethania chapel, Troedrhiwgwair: C609038
  • Capel Erbach ruins, Porthyrhyd: C609039
  • Elizabeth Row, Abersychan: C609199
  • Llantarnam Junction and signal box: C609200
  • Estate workers at Llanover Court: C609201
  • North Dock, Llanelli: C609205
  • Burry Port and Gwendraeth railway: C609206
  • Weavers Flour Mill, Victoria Wharf, Swansea: C609209
  • Unlocated mill at Abersychan: C609210
  • Housing at Troedrhiwfuwch: C609212
  • Whitford Point lighthouse: C609214

Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non Trust)
Castle Earthwork SAM BR179 Completion Report prepared by AQB Historic Landscapes and deposited with NMRW as a condition of scheduled monument consent, 2015: C609096


Books

Nuclear Power, November 1959, Volume 4, No. 43. Rowse Muir Publications, London. Special feature on Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station.

Cameron, H. and Lucas, J., 1969, Tripontium : first interim report on excavations by the Rugby Archaeological Society at Cave's Inn, near Rugby, grid reference SP 57, 535795, Transactions of the Birmingham Archaeological Society, Birmingham.

Church in Wales. Diocese of Llandaff, 1960, The Llandaff diocesan handbook, R. H. Johns Ltd, Newport.

Evans, Gareth and Hughes, Arnold (eds), 2014, Hanes Rhuthun: The History of Ruthin, Cymdeithas Hanes Ruthun, Ruthin.

Freke, D. J., 1984, Peel Castle Excavations : interim reports. 2nd interim report, St. Patrick's Isle Archaeological Trust, I.O.M.

Gaunt, David Martin, 1952, M. Fabii Quintiliani Institutio oratoria. Selections from the Latin text with digests of the intervening material, William Heinemann, London.

Gould, Jim, 1964, Letocetum, the name of the Roman settlement at Wall, Staffs., Transactions of the Lichfield and South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Lichfield.

Gould, J., 1965, Excavations in advance of road construction at Shenstone and Wall (Staffordshire), Transactions of the Lichfield and South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Lichfield.

Knight, H. H., 2015, Specimens of inlaid tiles, heraldic and geometrical from Neath Abbey, Glamorganshire (Facsimile), Gwasg Gomer.

Morgan, G. Lynn, 2014, A social topography of the commote of Caerwedros in Ceredigion within its regional context during the sixteenth century, BAR British series, 601, Archaeopress, Oxford.

Museumdirektor, 1980, Westfälisches Freilichtmuseum Technischer Kulturdenkmale Hagen : Landesmuseum für Technik- und Handwerksgeschichte Hagen, Beleke, Essen.

Musson, Chris, 1984, Archaeology in Trust: Clwyd and Powys: The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust: an Introduction, Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, Welshpool.

Padfield, Tim, 2015, Copyright for archivists and records managers, Facet Publishing, London.

Pevsner, Nikolaus and Sambrook, John, 2010, Pevsner's architectural glossary, Yale University Press, London.

RCAHMW, 1959, Ancient Monuments of Central Caernarvonshire: Twelfth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

RCAHMW, 1963 Ancient Monuments of West Caernarvonshire: Thirteenth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

RCAHMW, 1976, Pre-Norman ancient monuments of Glamorgan: Fourteenth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

RCAHMW, 1982, Medieval non-defensive secular monuments of Glamorgan: Sixteenth Interim Report, H.M.S.O.

Wakelin, Peter, 2006, Blaenavon Ironworks: and World Heritage Landscape, Cadw, Cardiff.

Williams, David H., 2014, The Tudor Cistercians, Gracewing, Leominster.


Journals

Antiquity vol. 89 no. 346 (August 2015)

British Archaeology no. 144 (Sept-Oct 2015)

BSI Update Standards (August 2015)

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Yearbook and Directory no. 15 (2015) [current issue kept in Library, A6.3 IFA]

Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust Newsletter (Autumn 2014 and Spring 2015)

Current Archaeology no. 306 (Sept. 2015)

Industrial Archaeology Review vol. 37 no. 1 (May 2015)

Industrial Archaeology News nos. 172 and 173 (Spring and Summer 2015)

Pembrokeshire Life (August 2015)

Pen Cambria no. 29 (Summer 2015)

Planet no. 219 (Autumn 2015)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin no. 457 (Sept/Oct 2015)

Sheetlines no. 103 (August 2015)


Journals Current Awareness

British Archaeology no. 144, p. 11: note on the Historic Environment (Wales) bill

Current Archaeology no. 306, p. 21: ‘Welsh Slate: Chiselling through time’ by Christopher Catling

Pen Cambria no. 29, p. 38: Review of Welsh Slate; p. 39: ‘Roman life in Abermagwr: Villa finds go on display in Ceredigion Museum’


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

NMRW Library and Enquiries Service
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Crown Building,
Plas Crug,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 1NJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1970 621200
Fax: +44 (0)1970 627701
Email: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
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Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Researching your House History





Cilgant Maesderwen, Pontypool (2010).
DS2010_286_001 NPRN 410898

House History

The National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW) holds a wealth of information relating to domestic properties, which can help provide historical and contemporary context to the history of your house. Our collections encompass reports, surveys, maps, drawings, photographs, and aerial photographs, relating to all aspects of the built environment. We are also home to a specialist library, with many varied publications relating to the history of buildings across Wales.

If your house was formerly a chapel, a school, a pub, a mill, a lighthouse, or a commercial or industrial property, we may well have material relating to it in our collections.

Back Row, Onllyn: two-storey workers cottages, now demolished.
DI2008_1332 NPRN 407800

Collections

  • Drawings, architectural plans, site surveys and highquality reconstruction drawings are an excellent resource for architectural detail.
  • Images (photographs and postcards) can provide a wealth of background, contextual, and sometimes distinctly individual, information on the history of your property. Our collections hold both interior and exterior photographs showing how these properties have changed over the decades.
  • Use our large collection of Ordnance Survey maps to locate buildings, ascertain land and fi eld boundaries and see how these may have altered over time.
  • The collections of Estate Plans and Sales Particulars can provide fascinating building descriptions and information on associated land holdings and usage.
  • Aerial photographs can be used to locate your property within its wider context. We hold large collections of aerial photographs, ranging in date from 1918 to the present day. Check to see if your house is covered.

Plan and elevation of Acorn Cottage, The Close, Llanfairfechan.
DI2010_1096 NPRN 96649

The NMRW also holds descriptive accounts of individual
properties, including:
  • Survey reports
  • Historical accounts
  • Newspaper cuttings
  • Notes
  • Watching briefs
  • Cadw Listed Buildings
Our small but extensive collection of specialist library books, journals, and pamphlets can also help to provide contextual and specifi c architectural, historical, economic and social details. The historic county inventories published by RCAHMW can be a useful starting point. Other, more specifi c publications include those on farmhouses, cottages, chapels, mills, and industrial properties.

Landscape view of Sawmill Cottage, Garthmyl Canal Settlement, Berriew.
DI2006_1042 NPRN 400741

Services

Use COFLEIN, our online database, to search for sites of interest, check our catalogued collections, and view images from across Wales – www.coflein.gov.uk

Visit our library and search room to view books and original archive material from the NMRW. We are open Monday – Friday 09.30 – 16.00, Wednesday 10.30 – 16.30.
An appointment is advisable.

View of sixteenth century roof timbers at Cefn-caer, Pennal.
DI2006_0988 NPRN 28277

For further information, please contact our friendly and professional staff at:
NMRW Library and Enquiries Service
RCAHMW
Crown Building, Plas Crug, Aberystwyth
Ceredigion, SY23 1NJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1970 621200
E-mail: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
Website: www.rcahmw.gov.uk
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Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Maps at the National Monuments Record of Wales





Llanidloes area in 1887. 1st ed. OS 25’’ map, Montgomeryshire sheet XLVII.4.
DI2011_1094

Uses

Maps held in the National Monuments Record of Wales are available for consultation by researchers. In addition, Ordnance Survey 25’’-inch and 6’’-inch maps are available to view as layers on GIS.

The nineteenth century saw a dramatic growth of industry, the advent of canals and railways, huge town expansion schemes, and other significant changes to Wales’s former predominantly rural landscapes; many of these changes can be seen on maps from that time.

On a smaller scale, it is often possible to track the development of individual buildings, names of farms and settlements, locations of antiquities, and other landmarks such as wells, milestones and even trees.

You may view the catalogue and digitised collections through Coflein, our on line site database and archive catalogue – www.coflein.gov.uk or in our library and search room.

Treharris area in 1919, shown on the 2nd edition OS 25’’ map.
DI2012_0326

Ordnance Survey

• OS ‘Old Series’ 1’’ maps
Produced 1805-73. A volume containing facsimile maps of Wales from this series is available in the library.

• OS County Series 25’’ maps.
The largest scale maps ever produced commercially in the UK, published in stages with the first edition completed in 1890. The NMR holds a unique set of OS surveyors’ Welsh County Series working maps showing the published second edition underlain with information in blue from the earlier series.

• OS 6’’ maps
Reduced from the County Series, these afford a better overview of areas mapped. Provisional Edition (predating the introduction of National Grid References) and a gridded set are available.

• Modern OS maps of Wales in the Landranger and Pathfinder series

Baron Hill Estate, Anglesey estate map from sale catalogue.
C19734

Collections

• Set of OS 1:10,000 maps forming an index to NAR [National Archaeological Record] cards. The NAR cards contain details of sites and finds, including bibliographic references. They have a bias towards archaeological remains.

• Early twentieth-century estate sales catalogues. Estate sales catalogues contain maps (usually based
on the 25’’ County Series) showing boundaries of the different lots. The lots are described in detail and frequently include names of tenants.

• Maps of the Antonine Wall, Ancient Britain, Roman Britain, Roman and Medieval Bath, Georgian Bath, Viking and Medieval York, Roman and Anglian York, and others.

• Reprints of early maps, including Ogilby’s ribbon road map (1675), Blaeu’s County of Glamorgan (1645), Bowen’s maps of South Wales (1729), Speed’s plan of Cardiff (1610) and others.

• Admiralty charts
Modern maritime charts of Welsh coastal waters.

2nd Edition Ordnance Survey 6’’ map, sheet Glamorgan XXVII NE (1901) Rhondda Valley.
DI2010_1140

Services

  • Free public enquiry service
  • Priority search service
  • Library and search room
  • Image library
  • Digitisation
  • Digital datasets and mapping
  • Group visits
  • Educational resources
National Monuments Record of Wales search room.

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 – 16:00, Wednesday 10:30 – 16:30.
For further information, please contact our friendly and professional staff at:

NMRW Library and Enquiries Service
RCAHMW
Crown Building, Plas Crug, Aberystwyth
Ceredigion, SY23 1NJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1970 621200
E-mail: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
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Monday, 17 August 2015

One Hundred Years Ago Today…





During his first cruise in homes water, April–August 1915, Max Valentiner and U38 accounted for five trawlers, three sailing vessel and 22 merchant ships. Valentiner would go on to become the third most successful u-boat commander of the Great War (144 vessels sunk, six damaged and three taken as prizes).

… Max Valentiner, one of the ablest and most ruthless commanders in the German submarine service, brought U38 to the narrowing of the shipping lanes in St George’s Channel (between Cardigan Bay and the Tuskar Rock lighthouse, Ireland).

Over the next 24 hours, the submarine would sink 10 merchant ships and fishing vessels causing the loss of two lives.

The vessels were:
THE QUEEN - built on the Clyde in 1897 by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company and owned by John Hay & Sons, Glagsow. The steamship was sunk by the guns of U38.

The ISIDORO was the first Spanish-owned vessel sunk by a German submarine and the loss brought protest from the Spanish government. Germany had come under strong pressure from America, after the sinking of the LUSITANIA on 7 May 1915, to modify its whole submarine campaign, with a promise that liners would not be sunk if engaged in no hostile act. The sinking of the ISIDORO alienated another neutral nation.

With the whole political situation so delicate, the German Admiralty despatched secret orders for submarines to confine themselves to ‘cruiser warfare’; i.e. submarines were to surface to search for merchant ships and ensure that crews were in a place of safety before sinking the ship, unless the ship had shown ‘persistent refusal to stop ... or active resistance to visit or search’.

However, U38 continued southwards after the 17 August, to join U24 and U27 in the Western approaches. These three submarines continued to sink ships between southern Ireland and Ushant on the French coast, bringing the total losses for the year to a peak in this month (121 ships sunk and five damaged). Each event a tragedy for the crews and shipowners concerned.

Today, we commemorate the lives lost by the sinking of the GLENBY in Welsh waters:

C. Neilson, Boatswain, age 21

Ernest Hall, Donkeyman*.

Remembering those who gave their lives for their country and who have no grave but the sea.



*Note: the duties performed by a Donkeyman could be different on every ship, but generally they were responsible for the operation and maintenance of assorted ship’s machinery, other than the main engines, particularly smaller steam boilers and donkey engines used on deck for anchor windlasses and bilge pumps.


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Wednesday, 12 August 2015

National Monuments Record of Wales





Corbalengi Stone, Penbryn.
DI2008_0439 NPRN 304135

The archive of the built heritage of Wales

More than a century of surveying, recording and collecting has created a unique archive that documents the changing face of the Welsh historic landscape. It includes material on all aspects of archaeological, architectural, ecclesiastical, industrial, defensive and maritime history.
You will find records on:
  • Houses
  • Farm buildings
  • Churches
  • Chapels
  • Schools
  • Stone Circles
  • Hillforts
  • Enclosures
  • Roman sites
  • Castles
  • Mottes
  • Canals
  • Railways
  • Ironworks
  • Coal mines
  • Mills
  • Lighthouses
  • Factories
  • Gardens
  • Wrecks
  • Mansions
  • Cairns
... and much, much more

Connah’s Quay Power Station.
DI2005_0676 NPRN 96149

Collections

  • Historic and modern photographs
  • Drawings
  • Historic maps
  • Historic and modern aerial photographs
  • Archaeological surveys and excavation archives
  • Architectural reports and plans
  • Digital surveys
  • Reconstruction drawings
  • Point cloud data from terrestrial laser scanning
  • GIS – Geographical Information Systems
  • Digital reconstructions – 3D models and animations
  • Specialist library
Use COFLEIN, our online database, to search for sites of interest, check our catalogued collections and view images from across Wales.

View of excavation at Aberystwyth Castle.
DI2012_2005 NPRN 86

Uses

  • Local and family history
  • House history
  • Making models
  • Higher and further education
  • Artistic inspiration
  • Illustrating talks, publications and exhibitions
  • Tourism
  • Media/press
  • Desk-top assessments
  • Boundary identification
  • Area studies for wind farms, pipelines etc
  • Planning issues
  • Archaeological site investigation
  • Information boards
Visit our library and search room to view books, journals and original archive material from the NMRW. We are open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 09:30 – 16:00, Wednesday 10:30 – 16:30.
An appointment is advisable.

Jesse Tree, St. Dyfnog’s Church, Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch.
DI2012_0275 NPRN 165239

Services

  • Free public enquiry service
  • Priority search service
  • Library and search room with free internet access and wifi
  • Image library
  • Group visits
  • Educational resources
  • Digitisation
  • Digital datasets and mapping
National Monuments of Wales search room.
DS2007_479_002

For further information, please contact our friendly and professional staff at:
NMRW Library and Enquiries Service
RCAHMW
Crown Building, Plas Crug, Aberystwyth
Ceredigion, SY23 1NJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1970 621200
E-mail: nmr.wales@rcahmw.gov.uk
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