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Welcome to CPAT news.

This section of the website has now moved to our facebook page. You can find this page by following this link, or by clicking on the facebook icon above, and find all the latest news from the Clwyd-Powys area.

Browse our selection of previous newsletters below or search our news archive by following this link . . .

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2015 Newsletter

Spring 2015 issue

  • Jenny Britnell
  • Friends of CPAT
  • CPAT Annual Day School
  • A Royal Charter for the IfA
  • Local Heritage: Welshpool - Powys Castle
  • The Portable Antiquities Scheme
  • Working with Communities - The Walton Basin, Powys
  • Working with Communities - Clun Forest, Shropshire
  • About the Trust

Click here to download the CPAT Autumn 2014 Newsletter

Autumn 2014 issue

  • Staff news
  • Trust news
  • Friends of the Archaeological Trust
  • Heritage of War
  • Working with Communities
  • About the Trust

Click here to download the CPAT Autumn 2013 Newsletter

Autumn 2013 issue

  • Meet our new Director
  • Conservation work at Beacon Ring hillfort
  • Excavating at Hen Caerwys
  • The Festival of British Aerchaeology at the Elan Valley
  • Nantclwyd House in Ruthin
  • Working with Heritage Management
  • Prehistoric settlement and Medieval iron working
  • Mills and milling
  • Airfields and the First World War

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2012 Newsletter

Autumn 2012 issue

  • Further work at the Hen Caerwys medieval settlement, Flintshire
  • CPAT @ RWS . . . the earliest farmers in mid Wales
  • Discovering more about the Montgomery Roman coin hoard
  • Out and about with CPAT in 2012
  • Third season at Pen y Gaer, Breconshire
  • Monks and magnetometers at Strata Marcella abbey
  • Recording a half-timbered hall at Glas-hirfryn, Llansilin
  • The Trust thanks David Rowlands

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2012 Newsletter

Spring 2012 issue

  • Strata Marcella lost abbey on the banks of the Severn
  • Giant prehistoric rings in the Welsh borderland
  • Royal Jubilees . . . hillforts, maps and beacons
  • The Sword in the Tree !
  • Space-time continuity around the source of the Hindwell Brook
  • Bob Jones in memoriam

Click here to download the CPAT Autumn 2011 Newsletter

Autumn 2011 issue

  • Pen y Gaer Roman fort and civil settlement, Breconshire
  • Hen Caerwys abandonded medieval settlement, Flintshire
  • Chasing the HIndwell Cursus, Radnorshire
  • Roman coin hoard unearthed near Montgomery
  • Cerrig Bwlch y Fedw stone circle, Denbighshire
  • Festival of British Archaeology events in and around Welshpool

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2011 Newsletter

Spring 2011 issue

  • Change of address . . .
  • On Denbigh moors . . .
  • Historic landscape walks
  • Round up of recent digs
  • Montgomeryshire from the air

Click here to download the CPAT Autumn 2010 Newsletter

Autumn 2010 issue

  • Circles and pits at Four Crosses
  • Even bigger prehistoric cirlces
  • Minister launches Archwilio
  • Llanelwedd - a longhouse in the Radnorshire hills
  • Druid graves and Roman road
  • Golden Jublilees and tree felling at Beacon Ring

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2010 Newsletter

Spring 2010 issue

  • The Portable Antiquities Scheme
  • Are you sitting comfortably . . . Roman style?
  • Veni, Vidi, Vici
  • Prehistoric avenues of research
  • Neanderthals of the Elwy Valley
  • Ty-Draw, Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr - the history of 'the house yonder'

Click here to download the CPAT Autumn 2009 Newsletter

Autumn 2009 issue

  • The Vale of Llangollen World Heritage site
  • Piecing together the past in the Walton Basin
  • Understanding radiocarbon dating
  • The Beacon Ring experience!
  • Highway 64 revisited . . . Newtown's roman road!

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2009 Newsletter

Spring 2009 issue

  • Searching for the Hyssington Bronze Age axe factory
  • Llanelwedd burial cairns, corn drying kiln and bread oven
  • Two 'new' prehistoric stone circles in Breconshire
  • Tracing the archaeology and history of the town of Flint
  • A Neolithic causwayed camp at Womaston, Radnorshire
  • Invasion of the Penycloddiau Iron Age hillfort
  • Finding the 'Lost Garden' of Powis Castle

Click here to download the CPAT Autumn 2008 Newsletter

Autumn 2008 issue

  • Trust acquires Beacon Ring prehistoric hillfort
  • Medieval lime-making in Betws-yn-Rhos
  • Neolithic man at Borras Quarry
  • Fforest Fawr - the Great Forest of Brecknock
  • Prestatyn seafood suppers . . .

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2008 Newsletter

Spring 2008 issue

  • Timber circles and henge in the Tanat valley
  • Roman buildings near Bwlch
  • Events in 2008
  • Llanelwedd - a tomb with a view
  • Wrexham's Maelor Saesneg
  • Bomb scare in Welshpool . . .

Click here to download the CPAT Autumn 2007 Newsletter

Autumn 2007 issue

  • Virtual Roman Caersws
  • Mold Gold!
  • National Archaeology Week 07
  • The Clywedog Valley Historic Landscape
  • 'Over the heather the wet wind blows' . . .

Click here to download the CPAT Spring 2007 Newsletter

Spring 2007 issue

  • Dyffryn Lane henge dig
  • Down the mines . . .
  • National Archaeology Week
  • Historic Ports and Harbours
  • Iron Age Villages and farms
  • Throwing light on the Dark Ages
  • Welsh Historic Landscapes

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