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The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

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Welcome to our homepage! We are one of the four Welsh Archaeological Trusts working to help protect, record and interpret all aspects of the historic landscape.

Pen-y-Crug, Brecon, CPAT photo 05-C-0138

Find out about archaeology in central and north eastern Wales by browsing through our website. You are sure to find something of interest - whether you are a professional, amateur or student archaeologist, a farmer, a site developer, a pupil or teacher at school, a tourist or just interested in your local archaeology and history.

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On-line access to the Statutory Historic Environment Record for Wales

About CPAT
Information on who we are, what we do, how to contact us, a full bibliography (including downloads of selected reports) plus an interesting, illustrated review of our first 20 years of work and our latest annual and Trustees reports.

CPAT News pages
Get all the latest news and download your copy of our newsletter.

Outreach Activities
Find out about the wide variety of CPAT's Outreach Activities, including travelling exhibitions, walks and talks, community heritage, work experience, student placements and our involvement in the Festival of British Archaeology.

Beacon Ring Hillfort
Find out about CPAT's very own hillfort project.

Historic Landscape Walks
Explore the historic landscape of mid and north east Wales by following these self-guided walks.

Your Community
Find out more about the history and archaeology of some settlements in our area using new interactive maps and supporting pages.

Historic Landscapes
Reports about ongoing work on Historic Landscapes in the Clwyd-Powys area.

Project reports
A detailed look at a selection of completed projects carried out by the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, including work on Prehistoric burial and ritual sites, Historic Churches, Coastal Survey and Metal Mines.

Project summaries
Short summaries of current and past project work.

Heritage Management
Find out about the Glastir (the all-Wales agri-environment scheme), the Historic Environment Record, Planning and Development Control, the Portable Antiquities Recording Scheme and Treasure Act and a link to the Research Framework for the Archaeology of Wales website.

Details of the educational service we offer to schools, plus classroom resources, ideas for field trips.

Offa's Dyke
Find out about this remarkable 1200 year old linear earthwork

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CPAT is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
Translation of some of the material in the educational section of this website was carried out with the aid of a grant from the Welsh Language Board.

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This web site has been compiled and designed by the Heritage Management Service of CPAT

The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, 41 Broad Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7RR. tel: 01938 553670