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Archive Records for GLYN NEATH BLACK POWDER WORKS, PONTNEDDFECHAN

Catalogue Number Collection Record Description Medium
9866 Dr E.M. Patterson Glynneath Collection Collection of material relating to Glyn Neath Blackpowder Works, comprising one box containing: a folder of hand written notes, with plan of works; a folder of correspondence, book extracts and manuscript notes; a folder of notes, photographs and negatives, and map extracts and an envelope containing a photocopied article by Tom Pritchard, Jack Evans and Sydney Johnson concerning the works. This material is a small part of a large archive relating to the blackpowder industry generally, compiled by Dr Patterson and distributed throughout the relevant NMRs. text;graphic
670310 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Various materials collected or produced by Elizabeth Tough in the 1980s as part of archaeological work conducted at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works and Dinas Silica Mine, in addition to digital records compiled during the 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority 2012 - 2016. Includes archaeological records, drawings, historic information, interview transcripts, maps, negatives, prints and photographs. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
670363 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Transcripts of interviews with people who worked at either Dinas Silica Mine or Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works. Collected as part of work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. Also summaries of interviews conducted as part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. text
679209 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Technical documents relating to the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority, c.2015. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
670383 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Maps collected as part of work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text;cartographic
670316 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Drawings produced as part of work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. graphic
670387 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Negatives, photographs, prints and postcards collected as part of work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. photo
670337 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Historical information about Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works and Dinas Silica Mine, Pontneddfechan, Glyn Neath. Collected and in some cases reproduced as part of work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670311 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Archaeological records compiled during excavation work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in 1987. Also archaeological reports compiled as part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text;graphic
670327 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Eight inked drawings on tracing paper produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670322 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 14 rough pencil sketches and one colour diagram produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
679199 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Archaeological reports compiled as part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
670317 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Three hand-drawn pencil sketches of the elevations of buildings at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. graphic
670388 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Miscellaneous photographs, prints and postcards, plus one leaflet, relating to archaeological work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. photo
670392 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Six pages of contact prints and one photographic index book. Part of material relating to archaeological work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text;photo
670324 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 10 rough pencil sketches on A4 paper of buildings at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, produced in 1987. Part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670412 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Twenty-six negatives from folder originally labelled 'Tuesday 28th July Tom and Visitors from Hull University' relating to research conducted on Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough in the 1980s. photo
679230 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Consents from Cadw and a felling licence. Collected as part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text
670413 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Thirty-seven negatives from folder originally labelled 'PACK 2-17-32' relating to research conducted on Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough in the 1980s. photo
670411 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Twenty-two negatives from folder originally marked 'Gunpowder Works. September '87' relating to research conducted on Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough in the 1980s. photo
670398 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 30 colour photographs, all labelled, taken around Glyn Neath. Originally arrived in folder marked 'Pack 6.' Part of material relating to archaeological work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. photo
670391 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection One leaflet entitled 'Old Gunpowder Factory and Dinas Silica Mines Pontneddfechan' produced by Neath Borough Council. Collected as part of work undertaken at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team, 1980s. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679210 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawings for 'NPA03 Former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, Phase 2 - Consolidation Works Contract.' Prepared by Alistair Coey Architechts for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project, 2015. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679231 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Plans designed as part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. Includes Conservation plan and study; activity plan; interpretation plan; management and maintenance plan; condition report, gazetteer and table of structures. text
679191 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summaries of interviews conducted as part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. text
670415 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Twenty-five negatives from folder originally labelled 'PACK 1 - 16 Prints' relating to research conducted on Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough in the 1980s. photo
670342 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Five photocopied pages of newspaper. First page is from the Cambrian, dated 9th March 1877. Also a photocopy of the 1875 Explosives Act. Information collected as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670313 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Land survey feature sheets produced as part of archaeological work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in 1987. Mostly handwritten tables with accompanying hand-drawn sketches. text;graphic
421939 Investigators' Digital Photography Colour digital photographic survey of the Glyn Neath Black Powder Works, Pontneddfechan, consisting of 88 images, by David Percival, 13/10/2006. photo
679227 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Folder labelled 'Gunpowder O and M.' Prepared by Alistair Coey Architechts for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project, 2015. text
670343 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 7 single-sided type-written A4 sheets of paper with details of shareholders in the Vale of Neath Gunpowder Company, 1857 - 63. Information collected as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
679201 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'Documentation on History' included in the archaeological reports compiled as part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text;photo;graphic
670416 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Thirty-eight negatives from folder originally labelled 'PACK 5' relating to research conducted on Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough in the 1980s. photo
670390 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Four blown-up black and white prints. Two labelled as the powder works, Pontneddfechan. Other two unlabelled. Collected as part of work undertaken at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team, 1980s. photo
670389 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Mix of 39 images. Some postcards, some colour photographs and some black and white photographs. Mostly undated and unlabelled. Collected as part of work undertaken at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team, 1980s.
670346 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Photocopied legal documents relating to the Vale of Neath Gunpowder Company, dating from 1863 to 1908. Information collected as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670338 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Research on the Vale of Neath Gunpowder Company and the gunpowder industry more generally. Information collected as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
679228 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Building conservation works progress updates from April to October 2018. Collected as part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text
670395 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 20 colour photographs, all unlabelled and undated. Originally arrived in folder marked 'Pack 3.' Part of material relating to archaeological work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. photo
670312 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Individual finds records produced as part of archaeological work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in 1987. Mostly handwritten tables with accompanying hand-drawn sketches of finds. text;graphic
670414 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Sixteen-nine negatives from folder originally labelled 'PACK4 ROSLIN & ARGYLL' relating to research conducted on Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough in the 1980s. photo
670336 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Eighteen rough pencil sketches of the tram-road at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, dated 17th June 1988. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670325 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 4 rough pencil sketches on A3 paper of buildings at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, produced on 7th September 1987. Part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
524106 Investigators' Digital Photography Old Corning House (NPRN:405088) viewed from the south-west. photo
524115 Investigators' Digital Photography Pump House (NPRN:405091) viewed from the west. photo
524199 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Leat (NPRN:405081), looking north from SN92060861. photo
524306 Investigators' Digital Photography The tailrace of the Sudan Mills turbine (NPRN:405075) viewed from the south. photo
524324 Investigators' Digital Photography Aqueduct (NPRN:405097) carrying the Lower Leat across the Afon Mellte; intermediate pier viewed from the south-west. photo
524335 Investigators' Digital Photography Hydraulic Press House (NPRN:405087) with Tramway (NPRN:405055) formation to right, looking south-west. photo
524338 Investigators' Digital Photography Abutment (NPRN:405137) on south bank of Afon Mellte, viewed from north-west. photo
670332 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Undated inked sketch plan on tracing paper of the interior of a stovehouse and the safety step outside the stove house at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670340 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'Monumenta Pulveris Pyrii (plates ordered from the British Library).' Handwritten, double-sided A4 sheet. Researched as part of work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670335 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Sketch labelled 'Pellet House E.M.B.T.' at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, dated 4th September 1987. Scale 1:50. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670386 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 2 A4 typewritten pages: 'Contract Surveys Ltd indicating suggested improvements for Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works.' Includes annotated map of Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works labelled 'PONTNEDDFECHAN - SURVEY OF SITE.' Collected as part of archaeological work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text;cartographic
670372 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Seven pages of handwritten transcript of an interview with Mr W. Eckley, conducted on 16th June 1988. Discussing Mr Eckley's experience of working at the gunpowder factory. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
679202 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment of Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust. Report no. 1333. Project no. 2008. Prepared by Paul Belford, March 2015. Part of the Explosive Times project by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text;photo;graphic
679208 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Written Scheme of Investigation for 'Explosive Times: A Community Archaeology Project at the Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan.' Prepared by T. Hoverd of Herefordshire Archaeology for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. July 2018. SAM-BR230. text;cartographic
679224 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Miscellaneous details 1.' Drawing no. WD20. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;graphic
23068 Drawings Collection Copy of a non RCAHMW drawing showing block plan of Glynneath Black Powder Factory, Glamorgan. graphic
524104 Investigators' Digital Photography Old Corning House (NPRN:405088) viewed from the east. photo
524105 Investigators' Digital Photography Old Corning House (NPRN:405088) viewed from the south. photo
524108 Investigators' Digital Photography New Corning House (NPRN:405089) viewed from the south-west. photo
524112 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway bridge (NPRN:405093) viewed from the west. photo
524120 Investigators' Digital Photography Middle Weir (NPRN:405090) viewed from the north. photo
524133 Investigators' Digital Photography Watch House (NPRN:405098) looking west. photo
524150 Investigators' Digital Photography Glazing House (NPRN:405100), the west retaining wall. photo
524165 Investigators' Digital Photography Dusting House (NPRN:405101) viewed from the south. photo
524168 Investigators' Digital Photography Boiler House and Stove (NPRN:405102) viewed from the east. photo
524178 Investigators' Digital Photography Magazines (NPRN:405104), No.48 foreground, No.46 beyond, looking south-east. photo
524326 Investigators' Digital Photography Aqueduct (NPRN:405097) carrying the Lower Leat across the Afon Mellte; view along aqueduct from south abutment. photo
524333 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway (NPRN:405055) south portal to the former tramway tunnel at SN91700832. photo
524336 Investigators' Digital Photography Hydraulic Press House (NPRN:405087), view looking south-west. photo
872353 RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs RCAHMW colour oblique aerial photograph of Glyn Neath Black Powder Works. Taken on 14 October 2009 by Toby Driver photo
670331 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Undated inked sketch on tracing paper of a 'vertical press' and a 'mill with gearing underneath' at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670319 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Hand-drawn pencil sketch depicting the front and back elevations of 'Saltpetre Stores Embt.' Scale 1:50. Dated 30/3/1988. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team. graphic
670326 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Colour diagram on A3 tracing paper, showing the way the river was harnessed for energy at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works. Part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670330 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Undated inked sketch of hydraulic pumphouse, cake press house and the leat at the top of Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670345 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Photocopy of 'Limited Company Articles of Association of the Vale of Neath Gunpowder Company.' 7 single sided A3 sheets of paper. Original published 29/12/1857. Information collected as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670385 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'Dinas quartzite mine survey of workings. Scale 40ft - 1 inch. Redrawn from original mine owner's plan. Amended and further detail added 12/11/1987 by G. J. Christian, unit two cave research and exploration.' Collected as part of archaeological work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. cartographic
670380 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Two handwritten pages listing people from Pontneddfechan who would know about the silica mine and gunpowder works. Includes names of people who's interviews appear in this collection. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670381 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Twenty-two type-written pages of transcript of video and audiotapes recorded of Mr. Pritchard by I. A. Recordings at Pontneddfechan Gunpowder Works on 10th and 20th April 1985. Also cover letter by I. A. Recordings to Mr Richard Keen of the Welsh Industrial and Maritime Museum. text
679195 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summary of interview with Gregory Bowen conducted as part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. Interview about his involvement in the renovation of the powder works. text
679192 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summary of interview with David Potts. Part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. Interview covers topics such as his childhood in Glyn Neath and how he used to play at the Gunpowder Works. text
679196 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summary of walking interview with Dave Thomas & Dave Potts conducted as part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. Interview concerns how the area was in the early to mid twentieth century. text
679213 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 2 Water Wheel Housing and Turbine Pump House.' Drawing no. WD05. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
524118 Investigators' Digital Photography Pump House and Wheelpit (NPRN:405091), and Middle Weir (NPRN:405090) viewed from the south. photo
524134 Investigators' Digital Photography Watch House (NPRN:405098) looking south. photo
524169 Investigators' Digital Photography Boiler House with the demolished Stove House in front (NPRN:405102) viewed from the east. photo
524171 Investigators' Digital Photography Boiler House (NPRN:405102), interior, west wall. photo
524173 Investigators' Digital Photography Boiler House (NPRN:405102) viewed from the north-east. photo
524174 Investigators' Digital Photography Chimney to the Boiler House (NPRN:405102) viewed from the east. photo
524176 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway (NPRN:405055), junction of main route (left) and branch to magazines (NPRN:405104), looking east from SN92090858. photo
524180 Investigators' Digital Photography Magazines (NPRN:405104), No.48 left, No.46 rigtht, looking east. photo
524197 Investigators' Digital Photography Magazines (NPRN:405104), No.48 looking west. photo
524311 Investigators' Digital Photography Aqueduct (NPRN:405097) carrying the Lower Leat across the Afon Mellte; intermediate pier and south abutment viewed from the west. photo
524328 Investigators' Digital Photography Aqueduct (NPRN:405097) carrying the Lower Leat across the Afon Mellte; north abutment viewed from the east. photo
524329 Investigators' Digital Photography Aqueduct (NPRN:405097) north abutment, and Press Pump House (NPRN:405085) viewed from the sout-east. photo
524330 Investigators' Digital Photography Cake Press House (NPRN:405086), footings viewed from the south-west. photo
670318 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Hand-drawn pencil sketch depicting the front and back elevations of 'Embt.' Scale 1:50. Dated 12/4/1988. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team. graphic
670328 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Undated inked diagram on tracing paper of drainage system at the Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, designed to overlay Landranger OS sheet 160. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670347 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'Notice of special resolution of the Vale of Neath Gunpowder Company.' Originally dated 2nd June 1863. Included in information collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670365 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Seven pages of handwritten transcript of interview with Arthur Thomas, conducted on 16th December 1987. Also included: typed copy of transcript. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670374 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Seven pages of type-written transcript of an interview with Mrs G. Griffiths, conducted on 11th January 1988. Mrs Griffiths started working at the gunpowder works in 1926. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
679194 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summary of interview with Geraint Jones conducted as part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. Interview covers topics such as his involvement in the Explosive Times project. text
679197 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summary of walking interview around Powder Works with Rueben Wells conducted as part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. Interview concerns the renovation of the Gunpowder Works. text
679207 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'Archaeological Observation, Investigation and Recording at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan, South Wales' report prepared by T. Hoverd and S. R. Mayes of Herefordshire Archaeology, October 2019. Report no. 386. SAM-BR230. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679216 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 6 Hydraulic Pump House.' Drawing no. WD08. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679220 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 10 Turbine House.' Drawing no. WD12. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679221 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 11 Glazing House.' (Drawing 1 of 2). Drawing no. WD13. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679226 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'Specification for Heritage Lottery Funded Consolidation Works at Former Glyn-Neath Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan.' Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project, 2016. Project ref no: NPA03. text
524110 Investigators' Digital Photography New Corning House (NPRN:405089) viewed from the south. photo
524111 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway bridge (NPRN:405093) viewed from the north-east. photo
524113 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway bridge (NPRN:405093) viewed from the east. photo
524136 Investigators' Digital Photography Expense Magazine (NPRN:405099) from the south. photo
524172 Investigators' Digital Photography Boiler House (NPRN:405102) interior, east wall. photo
524200 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Leat (NPRN:405081) looking south from SN92060861. photo
524201 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway (NPRN:405055) crossing the Upper Leat (NPRN:405081) at SN92050865, looking south. photo
524301 Investigators' Digital Photography Holybush Cottage, formerly the Works Engineer's cottage (NPRN:405060), viewed from the south-east. photo
524302 Investigators' Digital Photography Rose Cottage, formerly the Works Foreman's cottage (NPRN:405069), viewed from the south-east. photo
524304 Investigators' Digital Photography The Sudan Incoporating Mills (NPRN:405075) viewed from the east. photo
524310 Investigators' Digital Photography The Lower Leat (NPRN:405092) looking east from SN91510821. photo
869933 RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs RCAHMW colour oblique aerial photograph of Glyn Neath Black Powder Works. Taken on 14 October 2009 by Toby Driver photo
902635 RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs RCAHMW colour oblique photograph of Glyn Neath Black Powder Works. Taken by Toby Driver on 12/09/2008. photo
670329 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Unlabelled inked diagram on tracing paper appearing to show the topography around Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670344 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Photocopy of particulars and conditions of sale. Several properties in and around Pontneddfechan listed. 12 pages. Original document dated 24/7/1874. Information collected as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670369 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Two pages of handwritten notes taken during an interview with Mr Tom Pritchard, conducted on 16th June 1988. Also included typed copy of notes. Mr Pritchard worked as a chauffeur at the factory in the 1920s. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670373 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Eleven pages of typed transcript of an interview with Mrs O. Howells, conducted on 21st January 1988. Mrs Howells worked at the gunpowder works from 1923 until 1932. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670379 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection One typed page of transcript of an interview with Mrs Olivia Howells. Undated. Mrs Howells worked as a secretary and ran the office at the gunpowder works. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
679193 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summary of interview with David Thoma. Part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. Interview covers topics such as his childhood in Glyn Neath and how he used to play at the Gunpowder Works. text
679223 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Leat Support Pier (L08).' Drawing no. WD15. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
524131 Investigators' Digital Photography Middle Weir (NPRN:405090), sluice at north end. photo
524137 Investigators' Digital Photography Expense Magazine (NPRN:405099) from the north. photo
524166 Investigators' Digital Photography Packing House (NPRN:405101) viewed from the south. photo
524175 Investigators' Digital Photography Flat-bottom rails reinforcing the bank, tramway formation (NPRN:405055) at SN92060854. photo
524179 Investigators' Digital Photography Magazines (NPRN:405104), No.48 foreground, No.46 beyond, looking south-east. photo
524204 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper aqueduct (NPRN:405083), remains of trough on river bank. photo
524206 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Weir (NPRN:405082), the sluice on the east bank, start of the Upper Leat (NPRN:405081). photo
524300 Investigators' Digital Photography View looking north-east along the entrance road, close to the site of the former entrance gates (NPRN:405057). photo
870427 RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs RCAHMW colour oblique aerial photograph of Glyn Neath Black Powder Works. Taken on 14 October 2009 by Toby Driver photo
865909 RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs RCAHMW colour oblique aerial photograph of Glyn Neath Black Powder Works. Taken on 14 October 2009 by Toby Driver photo
902636 RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs RCAHMW colour oblique photograph of Glyn Neath Black Powder Works. Taken by Toby Driver on 12/09/2008. photo
670321 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Hand-drawn pencil sketch depicting Side Elevation A and B of 'Saltpetre Stores Embt.' Scale 1:50. Side A dated 30/3/1988. Side B dated 12/4/1988. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team. graphic
670334 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Sketch on tracing paper labelled 'Magazine 48 E.M.B.T.' at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, dated 8th September 1987. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670361 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Legal document concerning Baldwins Ltd buying land from Edward Roe Brown. Originally dated 11th December 1943. 7 photocopied A3 sheets of paper. Included as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670367 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Eight pages of handwritten transcript of interview with T. Thomas, conducted on 5th July 1988. Also included: typed copy of transcript, although the handwritten version contains an extra paragraph. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670378 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Two typed pages of transcript of an interview with Mr. R. Hamilton-Hughes. Undated. Mr Hamilton-Hughes was the son of Rowland Hughes, the last man to be killed whilst working at the gunpowder works. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
679204 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'A Gazetteer of Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan, Powys, Wales' (part 1) by Fred Hamond for Alastair Coey Architects, May 2016. Part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text;cartographic
679211 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 1 Stove House.' Drawing no. WD03. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
820136 RCAHMW Black and White Oblique Aerial Photographs RCAHMW Black and white oblique aerial photograph of Glyn Neath Blackpowder Works, taken on 26/07/1999 by Toby Driver photo
524109 Investigators' Digital Photography New Corning House (NPRN:405089) viewed from the north. photo
524119 Investigators' Digital Photography Middle Weir (NPRN:405090) viewed from the south. photo
524140 Investigators' Digital Photography Glazing House (NPRN:405100) viewed from the south-west. photo
524152 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Leat (NPRN:405081), pillars carrying the launder, SN92010852 looking north. photo
524167 Investigators' Digital Photography Boiler House (NPRN:405102) viewed from the south. photo
524198 Investigators' Digital Photography Magazines (NPRN:405104), No.48 looking east. photo
524203 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Aqueduct (NPRN:405083), south abutment looking north. photo
524207 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Weir (NPRN:405081) viewed from the south. photo
524308 Investigators' Digital Photography Footings, probably of the Ride Charge Magazine (NPRN:405080) viewed from the north-east. photo
524334 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway (NPRN:405055) deviation round tunnel, looking south-west from SN91710838. photo
670370 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Two pages of handwritten notes taken during an interview conducted with Mrs Jones of Hollybush, Pontneddfechan. Also includes typewritten copy of transcript. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670382 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection One typed and four handwritten pages listing potentially useful sources, primarily newspapers from the Neath and Swansea area. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670377 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Two handwritten pages of notes taken from a letter written by Wilfred G. Davies on 20th October 1987. Also includes typewritten copy. Mr Davies was the Aberpergwm Estate Agent. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670393 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection One Photographic Index Book. Handwritten, half full. Most of the images described in the book are unlocated, except the contact sheets (GNGWC06_02_02). Part of material relating to archaeological work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670394 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Six pages of black and white contact sheets. For description of the images, see the Photographic Index Book, G1 to G6. Part of material relating to archaeological work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. photo
679203 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'An Industrial Heritage Review of Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan, Powys, Wales' by Fred Hamond for Alastair Coey Architects, May 2016. Part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679212 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 2 Water Wheel.' Drawing no. WD04. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679219 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 9 Dusting House.' Drawing no. WD11. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679222 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 11 Glazing House.' (Drawing 2 of 2). Drawing no. WD14. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
524114 Investigators' Digital Photography Pump House (NPRN:405091) viewed from the west. photo
524117 Investigators' Digital Photography Wheelpit (NPRN:405091) viewed from the north. photo
524132 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Leat (NPRN:405081) looking south-west from SN91740834. photo
524139 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Leat (NPRN:405081), the stone pillars that carried the launder, SN91970848 looking north. photo
524148 Investigators' Digital Photography Glazing House (NPRN:405100) viewed from the south-west. photo
524149 Investigators' Digital Photography Glazing House (NPRN:405100) viewed from the east. photo
524170 Investigators' Digital Photography Vents in the south-east wall of the Boiler House (NPRN:405102). photo
524303 Investigators' Digital Photography C&H Plaque in the wall of Rose Cottage (NPRN:405069). photo
524305 Investigators' Digital Photography The turbine house for the Sudan Incorporating Mills (NPRN:405075) viewed from the north-east. photo
524309 Investigators' Digital Photography Brick-lined engine pit of the Robey Steam Engine (NPRN:405079) viewed from the south-east. photo
524332 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway (NPRN:405055) formation looking east from SN91610824. photo
524337 Investigators' Digital Photography Hydraulic Press House (NPRN:405087), view from south-east. photo
670314 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Lined notebook, labelled 'Archaeology Notes, 1987/88.' Half filled with notes by Elizabeth Tough about the archaeological work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in 1987. text;graphic
670315 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection "Pont-Nedd-Fechan Gunpowder Works - Interim Reports '87." 21 typed pages concerning the history of black powder production at Pont-Nedd-Fechan, Glyn Neath. Produced as part of archaeological work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in 1987. text
670339 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Handwritten notes (half a page) on the early days of the Vale of Neath Gunpowder Company. Researched as part of work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670333 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Undated, inked, detailed sketch on tracing paper of the overhead powered wheel for a mill at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works. Produced as part of archaeological work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. graphic
670341 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Five and a half type-written A4 pages with information about gunpowder, apparently quoting unnamed books. Researched as part of work conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text
670348 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'Notice of Final General Meeting of the Vale of Neath Gunpowder Company.' Originally dated 27th January 1864. Included in information collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670360 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Legal document (including two maps) concerning the sale of Tylemorgrug Farm to the Secretary of State for Wales. Originally dated 24th July 1968. Included as part of work undertaken by Elizabeth Tough and team at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works in the 1980s. text;cartographic
670376 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Seven handwritten pages of transcript of an interview with Mrs. O. Thomas, conducted on 22nd February 1988. Mrs Thomas worked at the gunpowder works from 1922 to 1929. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
679198 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Summary of interview with Rueben Wells. Part of 'Explosive Times' project, coordinated by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority c.2012 - 2016. Discusses his experience renovating the Gunpowder Works. He is Site Foreman for UK Restoration Services. text
679206 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'A Community Archaeology Project at the Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan, South Wales' report prepared by T. Hoverd and S. R. Mayes of Herefordshire Archaeology, October 2018. Report no. 382. SAM-BR230. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679218 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 8 Expense Magazine.' Drawing no. WD10. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679225 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Fence line arrangements.' Drawing no. WD21. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. cartographic
524107 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Leat (NPRN:405081) looking east from SN91870842. photo
524116 Investigators' Digital Photography Pump House (NPRN:405091) viewed from the south-west. photo
524135 Investigators' Digital Photography Passageway to the Watch House (NPRN:405098) looking north. photo
524138 Investigators' Digital Photography Expense Magazine (NPRN:405099) from the south-east. photo
524151 Investigators' Digital Photography Structure at north-east end of the Glazing House (NPRN405100), possibly a stable, viewed from the south. photo
524177 Investigators' Digital Photography Tramway (NPRN:405055), junction of main route (left) and branch to magazines (NPRN:405104), looking east from SN92090858. photo
524196 Investigators' Digital Photography Magazine (NPRN:405104), No.46 looking south-east. photo
524202 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Leat (NPRN:405081) approaching aqueduct (NPRN:405083) looking north. photo
524205 Investigators' Digital Photography Upper Weir (NPRN:405082) viewed from the west. photo
524299 Investigators' Digital Photography The former Saltpetre Store (NPRN:405058) viewed from the south-west. photo
524307 Investigators' Digital Photography The Incorporating Mills from the south-east. photo
524325 Investigators' Digital Photography Aqueduct (NPRN:405097) carrying the Lower Leat across the Afon Mellte; intermediate pier and north abutment viewed from the south-west. photo
524327 Investigators' Digital Photography Press Pump House (NPRN:405085) viewed from the east. photo
524331 Investigators' Digital Photography Cake Press House (NPRN:405086), footings viewed from the south-east. photo
902634 RCAHMW Colour Oblique Digital Aerial Photographs RCAHMW colour oblique photograph of Glyn Neath Black Powder Works. Taken by Toby Driver on 12/09/2008. photo
670364 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Four handwritten pages of interviewees' contact details, and their roles in the gunpowder works or silica mines. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
670384 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 1 large Ordnance Survey map, 'revised November 1962.' Plan SN 9008 and SN 9108. Former buildings associated with the gunpowder works have been labelled in pencil. Collected as part of archaeological work at Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. cartographic
670375 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Two typed pages of transcript of an interview with Mr Richard Evans. Undated. Discusses importance of the gunpowder industry to Pontneddfechan. Collected as part of work at the former Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, conducted by Elizabeth Tough and team in the 1980s. text
679205 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection 'A Gazetteer of Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan, Powys, Wales' (part 2) by Fred Hamond for Alastair Coey Architects, May 2016. Part of the Explosive Times project coordinated by Brecon Beacons Park Authority. text;photo
679214 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 4 Old Corning House.' Drawing no. WD06. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679215 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 5 New Corning House.' Drawing no. WD07. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic
679217 Glyn Neath Gunpowder Works Collection Detailed recording and drawing of 'Building No. 7 Expense Magazine.' Drawing no. WD09. Prepared by Alistair Coey Architects for Brecon Beacons National Park Authority's Explosive Times project. Project reference: NPA03. text;photo;graphic;cartographic