Powys County Archives Office

Brecon Beacons National Park

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/NP/3

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Title: Brecon Beacons National Park

Short title: Usk Valley Reservoir

Dates of creation: 1968-2005

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 box and roll of plans

Name of creator(s): Brecon Beacons National Park

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Brecon Beacons National Park was designated in 1957. It covers 520 square miles in the local authority areas of Powys, Carmarthenshire, Blaenau Gwent, Rhondda Cynnon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil and Torfaen

CONTENT

Scope and content: Correspondence and plans relating to proposed Usk Reservoir, 1968-1970; photographs of houses, archaeological sites and bridges which would have been submerged, 1969; National Park Management Plans, 1993-2005

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Chronological in series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copy of the catalogue available at PCAO
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained

Accruals: Possible

Archival history: Previously held at the National Park Offices in Brecon

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Planning Department of Brecon Beacons National Park

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related units of description: Other records in PCAO catalogued under GB 0223 B/NP/1 & 2

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Trainee Archivist at Powys County Archive Office. Source used in compiling this entry: Brecon Beacons National Park website at www.breconbeacons.org

Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000.

Date(s) of description: May 2006


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