Neath Antiquarian Society

Miscellaneous collections: plans

Reference code(s): GB 9999 NAS XPl

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Title: Miscellaneous collections: plans

Short title: Miscellaneous collections: plans

Dates of creation: 1767-1994

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 5 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Neath Antiquarian Society


Administrative and biographical history: The Neath Antiquarian Society was established in 1923, for the study of the history of Neath and district. It has acquired several archive collections whose origins can be demonstrated with some accuracy, which are listed elsewhere. It has also collected a variety of maps and plans whose provenance is more difficult to determine, which are described here.


Scope and content: Plans of Neath town and adjoining areas, 1832-1994; estate maps (mostly facsimiles), 1800-[20th century]; plans of individual properties in Neath and area, [c 1794]-1931; industrial plans, 1787-[20th century]; plans of bridges and roads, 1767-[late 20th century]; maritime and other water-related plans, 1833-[20th century]; archaeological plans, 1929-1963; geological plans, [20th century]; tithe maps (facsimiles) [19th-20th centuries]; plans of churches and abbeys, [19th-20th centuries]; bell inscriptions, [20th century]; local authority plans, 1861-1986; facsimile and reproduction maps, 1935-[late 20th century].


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into plans of Neath town and adjoining areas; estate maps; plans of individual properties in Neath and area; industrial plans; bridge plans; road plans; maritime and other water-related plans; archaeological plans; geological plans; tithe maps; plans of churches and abbeys; bell inscriptions; local authority plans; facsimile and reproduction maps.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service in County Hall, Swansea and the Neath Mechanics' Institute. A version of this catalogue is also available online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Andrew Dulley for the ANW project.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: September 2005



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