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National Monuments Record of Wales Archives and Library Bulletin - May 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. 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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May 2015




Maps, plans drawings and photographs produced by Geoff Ward in 2000 of the following sites:

• Cwmeinion CM Sunday School and Chapel: C605811
• Bwlch-y-Maen Farmstead, Cards: C605813
• Ty Isaf, Llanfarian: C605814

Investigators Digital Photography

Digital photographs taken by RCAHMW investigators of the following sites:

• Bethania Chapel, Maesteg, 2014: C605909
• Peniel chapel, Tremadog, 2014: C605917
• Llanlash farmhouse, 2015: C606005
• 23 Vale Street, 2009: C606034
• Bridgend English Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (United Reform Church): C606102
• Emmanuel Christchurch (previously Christ Church), Bridgend: C606218
• Pemprys, Ysgybor-y-coed, 2015: C605187
• Farm Buildings at Rhuwarthen-Uchaf, 2014: C606371
• Erddig Hall gardens taken duirng the popular Apple Festival in 2014: C606377
• The National Museum of Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff, 2015: C606396
• Gorsedd Gardens, Cathays Park, Cardiff, 2015: C606398
• City Hall, Cathays Park, Cardiff, 2015: C606400
• Nazareth House, Colum Road, Cardiff, 2015: C606402
• Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 2015: C606404
• Civic Centre, Cathays Park, Cardiff, 2015: C606414
• Gelmast Farm, Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn: C 606110

Pemprys, Detail of ventilation lintel with date inscription, ref: DS2015_064_027. C605900

•English Independant Chapel, Bridgend: C606224
•Hope Baptist Chapel, Bridgend: C606230
•Ruhamah Baptist Chapel, Bridgend: C606250
•Unitarian Chapel, Bridgend: C606253
•Tank trap blocks established near the crest of Happy Valley, Dysyrnant, 2011: C606358
•Maen Llwyd (Grey Stone), Cae Maenllwyd, Machynlleth, 2014: C606362
•Ty Maengwyn, Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth, 2014: C606365
•Gates and gatehouses of Y Plas, Machynlleth: C606368
•Ty'n-y-coed, Dyffryn, 2009: C851902

Horse whim mechanism, Ty'n-y-coed, ref: DS2009_042_041, C530682

General Digital Donations Collection

Research notes on Pembrokeshire Parishes, Places and People compiled by Basil Hughes, 1970-2015, comprising 6 online pdf’s:  C606037

Three aerial photos of the Assembly Buildings and Council Building, Aberystwyth taken from a powered hang glider by P.J. Laverty while an Open Day for the Assembly Building was taking place, Oct 2009: C606076

Geoff Ward Slide Collection

Colour slides produced by Geoff Ward in 2001 showing:

•Garden at Bwlch yr Oerfa: C606109

Cadw scheduling Records

File of Cadw scheduled monument records for May Hill Pillboxes (MM348), consisting of scheduling notices, accompanied by Field Monument Warden reports and printed images.  Files stored in scheduled monument number order. Dated 2008: C605905

Additional Information Collection

Cefn Gwyn Lead Mine, annotated map extract (photocopied 25" OS map) and list of mine features, produced by Robert Protheroe-Jones. Dated 1993: C605812

RCAHMW Black and White Oblique Aerial Photographs

Newly digitized b&w aerial photographs taken by C R Musson showing:

•Brecon Gaer Roman fort, in 1996: C605966
•Clydach Terrace Mine Workings, taken in 1993: C605975

Ordnance Survey Aerial Photography Collection

Newly digitized aerial photographs taken by Ordnance Survey showing:

•Melin Llyn area, Caernarfonshire, in 1997 & 2005: C605984, C605986
•Penally area  in 1989 & 1994: C606073, C606075
•Area east of Tregynon in April 1997: C606074

RCAHMW Colour Oblique Aerial Photographs

35 newly digitised aerial views of sites across Wales taken 1988-2004.

Llangors Lake during excavations, 1990, ref: 90/CS/0542, C605871

Aerial view of Mynydd y garn settlement and field system, taken in 2001,  ref: 2001/CS/0497: C605815

Brecon Beacons, taken in 1992, ref: 925507/4, C605873

A.J. Parkinson Slide Collection

289 35mm colour and black and white slides showing sites across Wales produced by A.J. Parkinson between 1970-1971

RCAHMW General Scanned Image Collection

Digital copies of a set of undated architectural drawings of The Coliseum, Aberystwyth produced by J. Arthur Jones, and loaned for copying by Ceredigion Museum

J. Evans Skomer Collection

Skomer: Hut Group 8, north stream settlement. Enhanced field survey drawing at 1:50 scale undertaken by Cardiff University archaeology students, 19-20 March 1984: C605950

Skomer: Hut Groups 6, 7 and 8. Publication survey plan drawn at 1:200 scale - reproduced as Figure 6 in Evans, J.G. 1990 "An archaeological survey of Skomer, Dyfed" Proc. Pre. Soc. 56, 247-267: C605951

Vernon D. Emmanuel Collection

A further 56 digital photographs from this collection showing views of iron works, collieries, brickworks and other industrial sites in South Wales scanned from photographs taken between 1970 and 1990 by Vernon David Emmanuel and deposited in the NMR by his son David Tudor Emmanuel. C604461

R.E. Kay Collection

Sketch plan of Hen Castell, with notes, produced by R.E. Kay, 1950.


Abergavenny and District Tourist Association, 1998, The historic market town of Abergavenny: Traditional gateway to Wales 1998, Abergavenny.

Abergavenny Museum and Castle: Abergavenny, Gwent, South Wales, Advertising & Publicity Associates.

Andreae, Sophie, & Binney, Marcus, 1978, Save Britain's heritage a sentence of mutilation: the effects of the listing cutbacks, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

Andrews, W., 1898, Church treasury of history, custom, fokelore etc, Andrews & Co, London.

Barton, I. M., 1958, Further excavations at Pennocrucium, near Stretton Bridge, 1953-4, Charles Batey at the University Press, Oxford.

Bouquet,  A. C., 1962, Comparative Religion, Penguin Books, Harmondsworth.

British Waterways, 2000, Waterways for Wales: improved quality of life through the sustainable development of the waterways in Wales, British Waterways,London.

Brewster, T. C. M., 1952, Two medieval habitation sites in the Vale of Pickering, Dennis and sons, Scarborough.

CADW, 2014, Cefn Mawr a'r Cylch : deall nodweddion trefol, Cadw, Caerdydd.

CADW, Cyflwyno: Tirwedd hanesyddol canol dyffryn gwy/Introducing: Middle Wye Valles historic landscape

CADW, 2015, Pembroke: understanding urban character, Cadw, Cardiff.

CADW, 2015, Penfro: deall nodweddion trefol, Cadw, Cardiff.

CADW, 2015, Merthyr Tudful: deall nodweddion trefol, Cadw, Cardiff.

CADW, 2015, Merthyr Tydfil: understanding urban character, Cadw, Cardiff.

Clark, H. F. and Sampson, D., 1964, River Ouse Survey Report, City of York (Civic Trust),York.

Coppen, Rodger, 1980, Save Britain's the best buildings in Britain, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

Dalglish, Chris (Ed.), 2013, Archaeology, the public and the recent past, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge.

Davies, J. B., 2002, Saint David and the early Welsh Saints, Catholic Truth Society, Cardiff.

Davies, John E., 1908, Y Drysorfa, David O'Brien Owen, Caernarfon.

Delafons, John, 2004, Politics and preservation: a policy history of the built heritage, 1882-1996, E. & F. N. Spon, London.

Edwards, O. M., 1896, Cymru Volume X, Wasg Genedlaethol Gymreig, Caernarfon.

Faversham Society,1967, The Chart Gunpowder Mills - St Ann's, town and port of Faversham, Kent, Faversham Society, Faversham.

Fiennes, Oliver, 1973?, The fight to save Lincoln Cathedral, Stellar Press, Hatfield.

Hobley, William, 1878, Hanes Methodistiaeth Arfon.

Jervoise, E., 1936, The Ancient Bridges of the Wales and Western England, The Architectural Press, Westminster.

Jones C. and E. and Griffith, H.,1988, History of St. Eleth Church, Amlwch.

Maddison, John, 1981, Save Union Chapel, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

Matthews, John Hobson, 2001, The life and memorials of St. Teilo (Patron of Llandaff and Cardiff), Wales and the marches Catholic History Society, Cardiff.

McInnes, Robin, 2013, Defnyddio celfyddyd yn gymorth i ddeall newid artfordirol yng Nghymru : adroddiad ymchwil forol / Art as a tool in support of the understanding of coastal change in Wales : marine research report, The Crown Estate, London.

Mercer, S.,1948, Trevithick and the Merthyr Tramroad, Newcomen Society, London.

Meller, Harald, 2005, Geisteskraft : Alt- und Mittelpaläolithikum / Mind power : Early and middle Palaeolithic, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle.

Meller, Harald, 2011, Menschenwechsel : Jungpaläolithikum und Mesolithikum / Human Evolution : Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle.

Meller, Harald, 2011, Bronzerausch : Spätneolithikum und Frühbronzezeit / Bronze noise : Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, Landesamt f. Denkmalpflege, Halle.

Meller, Harald, 2012, LebensWandel : Früh- und Mittelneolithikum / Lifestyle : Early and Middle Neolithic, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle.

Meller, Harald, 2015, Glutgeboren : Mittelbronzezeit bis Eisenzeit / Ember-born : Middle Bronze Age to the Iron Age, Landesamt für Denkmalpflege, Halle.

Mentor Mon, 2001, Historic Anglesey, W. O. Jones, Llangefni.

O'Keeffe, Madge Cusack, 1970, Four martyrs of South Wales and the marches, Allens, Wales.

Ollington, Robin, 1981, Save Britain's heritage West Midlands: historic buildings at risk, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

O'Reilly, Emma, 1985, Save Britain's heritage Trowbridge: the fastest disappearing mill town in the West!, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

Oswald, Adrian, Observation on the constructions of the by-pass road at Wall, Staffs., Lichfield and South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society.

Powell, Ken, 1980, Save Britain's heritage Burnley: mill-town image: Burden or asset?, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

Powell, Ken, 1981, Save Britain's heritage Hull: gateway to the north, or end of the line?, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

Powell, Ken, 1981, Save Britain's heritage Leeds: must old still mean bad?, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

RCAHMS, 2011, Scotland's rural past : community archaeology in action, RCAHMS, Edinburgh.

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, 2008, The Antonine Wall : 1:25 000 map, RCAHMS, Edinburgh.

SAVE, 1980, Save Billingsgate, SAVE Britain's Heritage, London.

Severn Estuary Partnership, 2001, Strategy for the Severn Estuary, Severn Estuary Partnership Dept. of Earth Sciences, Cardiff.

Shaffrey, Ruth, 2006, Grinding and milling: A study of Romano-British Rotary Querns and Millstones made from Old Red Sandstone, Archaeopress, Oxford.

Sims-Williams, Patrick, 2011, Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Smith, Bernard & Geroge, T. Neville, 1948, British regional geology / North Wales, HMSO, London.

St. Joseph, J. K., 1958, The Roman site near Stretton Bridge, the Ancient Pennocrucium, Charles Batey at the University Press, Oxford.

Story, James Ambrose, 2001, The life and legends of St. David, Wales and the Marches Catholic History Society, Cardiff.

Stout, Geraldine,1993, Archaeology in County Dublin, Office of Public Works, Dublin.

Taff-Ely Borough Council, 1985, The Railway and Industrial Heritage of Pontypridd & District, Taff-Ely Borough Council, Taff-Ely.

Thomas, Charles & Howlett, David, 2003, Vita sancti paterni / the life of Saint Padarn and the original "Miniu", Trivium Publications, Lampeter.

Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 1993, Buildings at risk : a catalogue of historic buildings at risk in Northern Ireland, Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, Belfast.

Warner, Philip, 1977, Famous Welsh Battles, Fontana.

Webster, Graham, 1958, Road-widening at Pennocrucium in 1956; a note, Charles Batey at the University Press, Oxford.

Webster, Graham, 1959, A Section through the Romano-British Defences at Wall, Staffordshire, Vivian Ridler at the University Press, Oxford.

Webster, Graham, 1965, The Roman Forts at Greensforge, Vivian Ridler at the University Press, Oxford.

Webster, Graham, 1974, The West Midlands in the Roman period: a brief survey, Vivian Ridler at the University Press, Oxford.

1857-1864,Yr Annibynwr, Thomas Roberts, Llanfyllin.

1882, Y Drysorfa, Evans and Son, Treffynnon.


Capel Local Information Leaflet 77: Bridgend

Casemate no. 103 (May 2015)

Current Archaeology no. 303 (June 2015)

Institute of Historic Building Conservation Yearbook (2015) [shelved in Library for 1 year, B8.IHBC]

Jahresschrift für mitteldeutsche Vorgeschichte vol. 94 (2014)

Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland no. 14 (December 2014)

Maplines vol. 23 no. 1 (Spring 2015)

Mine d’histoires no. 3 (May 2015) [electronic only]

Monmouthshire Antiquary vol. 31 (2015)

Pembrokeshire Life (May 2015)

Planet no. 218 (Summer 2015)

Welsh Mines Society Newsletter no. 72 (Spring 2015)

Journals Current Awareness:

Casemate no. 103, p. 5: ‘WW1 Home Front Legacy’ – on the UK-wide project, illustrated with photographs from RCAHMW

Current Archaeology no. 303, p. 10: ‘Rare cist burial found in Nefyn’ [during excavations at St. Mary’s Church]; p. 28: ‘Dwelling in the past: Discovering the historic houses of Snowdonia’ by Chris Catling

Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland no. 14, p. 103: ‘Bronze age copper mines in Wales, and a brief comparison with the evidence from Ireland’ by Simon Timberlake

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