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Wednesday, 5 November 2014

National Monuments Record of Wales Archives and Library Bulletin - October 2014

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.

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Hydref ~ October 2014

Archif ~ Archives

Cotswold Archaeology Projects Archive: Ref. No. CA021-026
  • Project archives relating to six Archaeological Evaluations/Watching Briefs carried out by Cotswold Archaeology.
    Covering dates: 2011-2014
General Digital Donations Collection
  • Geophysical Survey of Penyrheol Enclosure, Llangeitho produced for RCAHMW by Fry and Roseveare of ArchaeoPhysica Ltd, 2014 (ref: DD2014_011)
  • Digital photo of the memorial at Gwalchmai, taken by Sharon Jones, April 2014.(ref: DD2014_012)
  • Records from a survey of an unamed wreck uncovered at Goodwick, produced by Dyfed Archaeological Trust.(ref: DD2014_013)
  • Photo survey of the Duke of Lancaster wreck site, produced by Ian Cundy. (ref:DD2014_014)
Panorama of the Duke of Lancaster wreck, NPRN506943, DD2014_014_02, C595990

Philip Griffiths Collection of Historic Welsh Chapel Postcards; Ref. No. PGC
  • Collection of photographic postcards showing Welsh Chapels, collected by Philip Griffiths.
    Covering dates: 1900-1980

NMR Site Files – B/W Photos
Over 300 new catalogue entries of images of a variety of sites taken by Royal Commission staff during the course of their work, covering dates: 1950’s-1990’s

Highlights include:
  • Photographs of chapels in Carmarthenshire, Mongomeryshire and Monmouthshire
  • Photo survey of Llwyn Bedw, 1953 (ref: DI2014_0460)
  • Survey of Aberystwyth Town Mill, 1992

Caernarvonshire Parish Files
  • 1953 photo survey of Blaen y Glascwm (ref: CPF/P/03/02/BYC)
Exterior of Blaen y Glascwm with dogs, NPRN 26032, DI2014_0438, C574169

Investigators' Digital Photography
  • Digital photographs of Rank Hovis Flour Mill, Barry (ref: DS2014_365)
  • Photo survey of Penlan Roman road excavations, by Archaeology Wales for S4C programme 'Olion'. (ref: DS2014_358)
  • Digital photographs of a Llanwrda war memorial. (ref: DS2014_328)
  • Digital photographs of St Matthews church, Newport (ref: DS2014_295)
St Matthew’s church, Newport: interior, Chancel ceiling, NPRN 13204, DI2014_295_010, C595054

Ordnance Survey Aerial Photography Collection
  • Porthcawl 1993
  • Llanbedrog area 2004
  • Gorsegoch area 1994
  • Cwmbedw area, Ceredigion, 1996
  • Llanafan area, 1973
  • Llanmadoc area, 2004
  • Soughton area, 1989

Royal Air Force Vertical Aerial Photography Collection
  • Talygarn area, 1953
  • Llanafan area, 1950

Cadw Monuments in Care Collection
  • Tintern Abbey, 1904 (ref: CMC/PA/009)
  • Castell Carndochan, Dolhendre, c1949 (ref: CMC/PA/796)
Tintern Abbey, 1904, NPRN 359, DI2014_0447, C595284

Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive - Collection
Project archive from the archaeological assessment, evaluation and mitigation work related to the Dolgarrog Low Head Pipe Replacement Project (GAT project code G2158). Produced by Gwynedd Archaeological Trust for RWE Innogy. (ref: GATP007)

Dyfed Archaeological Trust Reports - Collection
Dyfed Archaeological Trust report no: 2013/54, entitled: The Excavation of a Flint Working Site at Penpant, Solva, Pembrokeshire, 2013 Interim Report. Project record No. 105725. Written by K Murphy & A David, September 2013.(ref: DAT23_04)

Early Christian Monuments Collection
Photo survey of Cross-Slab in Llanhamlach Church (ref: ECM/BR)

RCAHMW Digital Site Reports
X-Ray fluorescence (XRF) scanning of Llys Arthur Earthwork, Ponterwyd, Ceredigion 2013, Llys Arthur CD023, report of fieldwork for Cadw, July 2013. Produced by Toby Driver and Keith Haylock. (ref: RCSR_2014_001)

Archaeological Reports/Evaluations (non Trust)
Strategic Environmental Assessment. Sea 6: Irish Sea Maritime Archaeology Technical Report Ref:58890 May 2005, produced by Wessex Archaeology (ref: AENT39/06)

West Coast Palaeolandscape Project
Project reports compiled by RCAHMW in the course of the West Coast Palaeolandscapes Project. (ref: WCPP_01)

Association for Industrial Archaeology Bulletin - Collection
Incomplete set of Bulletins of the Association for Industrial Archaeology containing references to sites of Welsh interest. (ref: AIAB)

Additional Information - Collection
Abbey Tintern Furnace Excavation Archive relating to an excavation at Abbey Tintern Furnace directed by John Pickin, 1979-1981. (ref: ATFE)

Malvern Archaeological Diving Unit Collection
Report on the Survey and Recording of an "Upside Down Wreck" on Freshwater West Beach, Pembrokeshire carried out by Malvern Archaeological Diving Unit March 2014.(ref: MADU_022)

Llyfrau ~ Books

Bennett, Tom, 1983. Welsh Shipwrecks: Vol. III. Milford Haven, St Govans Head, Tenby & Carmarthen Bay, Laidlaw-Burgess Publishers, Haverfordwest.

Bowen, D.Q., 1980. The Llanelli Landscape: The Geology and Geomorphology of the Country Around Llanelli, Llanelli Borough Council, Llanelli.

Darby, Michael, 1979. Early Railway Prints: From the Collection of Mr and Mrs M.G. Powell, HMSO, London.

Dafis, D. Jacob, 1951. Crefydd A Gweriniaeth yn Hanes yr Hen Dy Cwrdd, Aberdar, 1751-1951, Gwasg Gomer, Llandysul.

Evans, E. Lewis, 1949. Braslun o Hanes Pontardulais a'r Cylch, Gwasg Gomer, Llandysul.

Evans, J.W., Gibbard, N. and Loader, M., 1991. Footprints of Faith: Aspects of the Origins & Growth of Christianity in the Lanelli Area, Llanelli Borough Council, Llanelli.

Fitzgerald, Michael, 1989. Pembrokeshire Churches, Rosedale Publications, Newport.

Fryer, Dafydd, 2014. Tree Cover in Wales' Towns and Cities: Understanding Canopy Cover to Better Plan and Manage our Urban Trees, Natural Resources Wales, Aberystwyth.

Jones, R.T., Prys ap Gwynfor, G., Morris Jones, D., 1989. Yr Annibynwyr Cymraeg: Ddoe, Heddiw ac Yfory, Ty John Penry, Abertawe.

Mee, Arthur (Ed.), 1997. Carmarthenshire Notes: Volumes 1, 2 and 3, 1889 to 1891, Carmarthenshire County Council, Bristol.

Nicholson, John A., 1996. Pembrey and Burry Port: Further Historical Glimpses, Book3, Carmarthenshire County Council, Carmarthen.

Svensson, Sam, 1984. The Lore of Sail, Hamlyn Paperbacks, London.

Redknap, Mark (Ed.), 2011. Discovered in Time: Treasures from Early Wales, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

Treharne, K.C., 1995. Glofeydd Cwm Gwendraeth, Llanelli Borough Council, Llanelli.

Cyfnodolion ~ Journals

Antiquaries Journal vol. 94 (2014)

British Archaeological Association Journal vol. 167 (2014)

British Archaeology no. 139 (Nov/Dec 2014)

C20: The magazine of the Twentieth Century Society nos. 1, 2 (back issues not received earlier); 3 (2014)

Capel Newsletter no. 64 (Autumn 2014) and Local Info Leaflet no. 72: North Pembrokeshire

CBA Newsletter no. 31 (Early Winter 2014)

Chapels Society Newsletter no. 57 (September 2014)

Current Archaeology no. 296 (November 2014)

Ecclesiology Today vol. 49-50 (July 2014)

Fort vol. 42 (2014)

Melin vol. 28 (2012)

Panel for Historical Engineering Works Newsletter no. 143 (September 2014)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Bulletin no. 452 (Nov/Dec 2014)

Railway and Canal Historical Society Journal no. 221 (November 2014) and Bibliography (2013)

Update Standards, October 2014

The Victorian no. 47 (November 2014)

Welsh History Review vol. 27 no. 1 (June 2014)

Welsh Mills Society Newsletter no. 117 (October 2014)

Cyfnodolion electronig ~ Electronic journals

Association of Architecture Organizations E-news (October 2014)

BCS President’s Monthly Bulletin (September 2014)

Mine d’histoires no. 9 (October 2014)

Society of Antiquaries Newsletter no. 326

Twentieth Century Society News & Events (October 2014)

Cylchgronau Gwasanaeth Ymwybyddiaeth Gyfredol ~ Journals Current Awareness

British Archaeology no. 139, p. 6: ‘Welsh hillfort hides rare Neolithic enclosure’ (news article on the Caerau project); p. 24: ‘Island of Glass: archaeology opera & community experience’ by Peter Morgan Barnes and Mark Redknap.

C20: The magazine of the Twentieth Century Society no. 2 (2014), p. 38: ‘Passing places’ by Hilary Grainger (article on 20th century crematoria, includes Aberdare Crematorium); no. 3 (2014) p. 30: ‘Top Models’ by Tim Dunn (article on miniature villages, mentions Little Italy in Corris)

CBA Newsletter no. 31, p. 2: ‘Help to record the archaeology of the Llyn Peninsula’ (news about project marking the 50th anniversary of the publication of RCAHMW’s Caernarvonshire Inventory vol. 3)

Melin vol. 28, p. 31: ‘Anglesey Mills in 1943’ by John Crompton [editor of Melin and RCAHMW volunteer]

Railway and Canal Historical Society Journal no. 221, p. 193: ‘Remembrance of a riot’ (short article about the Llanelli railway riots of 1911)

The Victorian no. 47 p. 12: ‘Top Ten Endangered Buildings 2014’ include two Welsh sites: Navigation Colliery, Crumlin and Coal Exchange, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff; p. 24: Casework, Wales and the Midlands includes St. Julian’s (Seamen’s Church), Tenby, proposals (opposed by the Victorian Society) to reorder the interior.

Welsh History Review vol. 27 no. 1, p. 168: Review by Daryl Leeworthy (former staff member at RCAHMW) of The South Wales Miners 1964-1985 by Ben Curtis.

Welsh Mills Society Newsletter no. 117, p. 3: Editorial about the WG’s Heritage Bill (incl. the non-merger etc.) and its impact on Welsh mills.

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