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Glamorgan Archives
National Coal Board : Plans of Tondu House

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DNCB/24

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: National Coal Board : Plans of Tondu House

Short Title: National Coal Board : Plans of Tondu House

Creation date(s): [c. 1960]

Level of description: Sub-fonds

Extent: 3 plans

Name of creator(s): National Coal Board

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The National Coal Board had inherited the leases, etc. for Tondu House, Bridgend, Glamorgan, from North's Navigation Collieries (1889) Ltd upon nationalisation in January 1947. In 1962, the NCB surrendered a 59-year lease negotiated with the ground landlords, the Merthyr Mawr Estate, from January 1947. In 1963, the decision was taken by the landlord to demolish the property.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the National Coal Board, [c. 1960], consists of: 3 plans of Tondu House, Bridgend [ground floor, first floor and second floor].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Good condition [dyeline]

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Related units of description held at the Glamorgan Record Office: DNCB, records of the National Coal Board.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the National Coal Board; Rees, Gwilym J., Tondu House - a history of ownership and tenants, (Port Talbot, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Buildings | Wales | Bridgend | Designs and plans

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | National Coal Board

Places
Tondu (Wales)
Tondu House (Wales)

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