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Old News from CPAT


Welcome to our Old News page. Hopefully not as dull as it sounds, this is where to find some of the news stories that we have carried since we started the CPAT web site back in 1999. The stories are listed in date order (newest to oldest) and to help you get started there is a year by year index down the left hand side. Now read on . . .


Stories from 2012

Cymdeithas Hanesyddol Dyffryn Banw

February 2012

Journals donated

January 2012

CPAT visits Shrewsbury High Prep School

January 2012

Thank you Merle!

Jamuary 2012

Bradford University Student completes successful placement at CPAT

January 2012

The Portable Antiquities Scheme Annual Report 2009 & 2010

January 2012

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Stories from 2011

Heritage in Wales - Winter 2011

December 2011

The Pen-y-gaer Roman fort and vicus

November 2011

The Making of the Maelor Saesneg Landscape . . . talk to the Holt Local History Society

April 2011

The Montgomery Hoard . . . talk to the Kerry Local History Group

November 2011

The Archaeology of Llanelwedd Rocks . . . talk to the Radnorshire Society

November 2011

Coin numbers rise to over 4800

November 2011

Young volunteer enhances the record for Betws-yn-rhôs

November 2011

Volunteer scans collection of photographs from the 1960s

October 2011

Montgomeryshire Past and Present from the Air is launched . . . . .

October 2011

Council for British Archaeology Cymru/Wales AGM

October 2011

Family and Local History Day, Newtown

October 2011

CPAT at the National Eisteddfod, Wrexham

August 2011

An evening in Llangernyw

August 2011

A pleasant walk in the Elan Valley

April 2011

Medieval Mayhem at CPAT!

August 2011

Work Experience at CPAT, 2011

August 2011

3000 roman coins discovered near Montgomery

July 2011

Being 'Local Tourists' in Welshpool

July 2011

Hen Caerwys dig starts!

July 2011

University of Bradford student joins CPAT for 6 months

July 2011

Llangammarch Wells Local History Society

June 2011

A Glimmer in the Earth

June 2011

MP Unveils Information Boards at Caersws

May 2011

Pontrobert WI

May 2011

Wrexham Rotary Club

May 2011

Llanfair Caereinion Local History Society

May 2011

Dalrhiw walk

May 2011

Caersws WI

April 2011

Visit from Ysgol Maesydre

March 2011

Knucklas Community Land Project

February 2011

Wrexham Histories Festival

February 2011

Welshpool WI

January 2011

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Stories from 2010

Recent work by CPAT . . . . .

December 2010

Archaeologists brave the elements

November 2010

41 Club at Sweeney Hall . . . .

November 2010

Buildings at Meifod

November 2010

Recent excavation and survey in the Walton Basin

November 2010

The archaeology of Mynydd Epynt

November 2010

Old Oswestry Landscape and Archaeology Project Fourth Annual Seminar

October 2010

More for the archives...

October 2010

Placement student Jan Bailey

October 2010

Volunteers enjoy digging at Moel Y Gaer, Llantysilio

September 2010

Volunteer 'Highly Commended' by Wales Council for Voluntary Action

September 2010

CPAT and Powysland Museum in partnership

September 2010

CPAT visits group for the visually impaired

September 2010

After-dinner talk to Newtown Rotary Club

September 2010

Brecknock Society visit Epynt Ranges

August 2010

Prehistoric ritual and medieval farming in the Elan Valley

August 2010

CPAT at the National Eisteddfod, Ebbw Vale

August 2010

A short walk along the canal . . . . .

July 2010

Archwilio is here!

July 2010

What a day for a walk!

June 2010

Brecon Metal Detecting Club

June 2010

Copyright Aardman University of the Third Age visit to Beacon Ring Hillfort

June 2010

Wrexham Heritage Society - April Find of the Quarter

June 2010

A Grand Day Out!

April 2010

Digging around Walton

April 2010

Romans at Maesydre School, Welshpool

March 2010

Age Concern Montgomeryshire – Llandrinio

March 2010

Age Concern Montgomeryshire – Llandinam

March 2010

Age Concern Montgomeryshire – Pontrobert

February 2010

Age Concern Montgomeryshire – Middletown

February 2010

Wrexham Heritage Society February Meeting

February 2010

Cymdeithas Hanesyddol Coedpoeth History Society

January 2010

Crisis? What crisis?

January 2010

Archaeology and companionship at Tregynon

January 2010

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Stories from 2009

Continuing exploration of the Llanelwedd landscape, 2009

November 2009

Even more at Evenjobb

October 2009

Shropshire Archaeology Day, 2009

October 2009

Portable Antiquities Scheme Finds Day at CPAT

October 2009

Romans at the Border

October 2009

Wrexham Heritage Society and Find of the Quarter

October 2009

Hunting for the Cwm Mawr axe factory (in Hyssington Village Hall)

September 2009

An afternoon with Welshpool Rotary Club

August 2009

Talk to local charity

August 2009

The Arwystli Society, Llanidloes

July 2009

CPAT and the Festival of British Archaeology

July 2009

Ffrith and Time Team revisited!

July 2009

Legions flock to Newtown

July 2009

Being a Local Tourist in Welshpool in 2009

July 2009

Wrexham Heritage Society and Find of the Quarter

July 2009

Welshpool and District U3A

July 2009

Ffynnon Elian excavation

June 2009

What have the Romans ever done for us . . . ?

June 2009

Llanelwedd excavations . . . . .

June 2009

Knucklas Castle Community Land Project

May 2009

Lunch at the National Museum of Wales

May 2009

Conservation work on one of the Corndon Hill Bronze Age round barrows

April 2009

Exploring the History of the Churchyard

April 2009

Bill Putnam and the Romans in Montgomeryshire

April 2009

Guided walk at Roundton hillfort

April 2009

Wrexham Heritage Society Find of the Quarter

April 2009

CPAT meets ‘hometown’ metal detector club

March 2009

Searching for the lost garden of Powis Castle

March 2009

Berriew WI

March 2009

Illustrated talk on the archaeology of Caersws

March 2009

Work experience student returns!

February 2009

CPAT help out at Heritage Discovery Day

February 2009

Romans to the south!

February 2009

Neolithic discoveries at Borras Quarry

February 2009

Capel Maelog medieval church revisited

January 2009

We're in the news!

January 2009

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Stories from 2008

BBC Wales captures the broad reach of archaeology

December 2008

The Breiddin Bronze Age and Iron Age hillfort

November 2008

The Romans in Montgomeryshire

November 2008

Welshpool Society launch

November 2008

Historic Churches in the St Asaph Diocese

November 2008

Developing links with Brecknock Museum

October 2008

A View from the Breiddin

October 2008

More excavations at Llanelwedd

October 2008

Pillboxes in the Elan Valley

September 2008

Penycloddiau hillfort invaded!

September 2008

Hyssington Dig Diary starts today

September 2008

CPAT buys a hillfort . . . .

September 2008

Healthy numbers at Trefnanny!

September 2008

5000 years of history in the Walton Basin

August 2008

Talk gets the thumbs up!

August 2008

Yet another Roman Invasion

August 2008

The Romans march north (again)

August 2008

Top finds in August from Wrexham Heritage Society

August 2008

Weather and Hillforts - Penycloddiau with the University of the Third Age

July 2008

National Archaeology Week 2008
CPAT at Loggerheads Country Park

July 2008

Being a local tourist in Welshpool

July 2008

Historic Forests in Leeds

July 2008

The Romans march north

July 2008

Tea, photographs and archaeology at Carno

July 2008

Llanelwedd Bronze Age burial cairn

June 2008

CPAT at Leicester Deserted Villages Conference

June 2008

Neolithic Settlement found at Borras

June 2008

Medieval farms and farming in the Elan Valley

June 2008

CPAT at Bryn Euryn Local Nature Reserve Open Day

June 2008

The Romans are coming!

June 2008

Recent work in southern Powys

May 2008

Open day in Machynlleth

May 2008

Vale Vintage Ports . . . . . and Mustard?

May 2008

Heather and Hillforts at Penycloddiau

May 2008

That Tommy Steele's let himself go . . . Flash, Bang, Wallop What a picture, more from the Wrexham Heritage Society


May 2008

Wrexham Area Civic Society talk, more secrets of Rhydymwyn

March 2008

Historic Forests in an Oxford College

March 2008

130 at Third Age lecture

March 2008

Sending out a message . . . . . talking to the Powys Amateur Radio Club

February 2008

The upland archaeology of Mynydd Hiraethog at the Denbighshire Historical Society

February 2008

Banks and Ditches of the Borderland

February 2008

Powis Castle's guides start the year with a day out

January 2008

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Stories from 2007

Montgomeryshire Age Concern

November 2007

Friends of Wrexham Museum

November 2007

Audience fired up by historic lecture!

November 2007

Excavations at Llanelwedd

November 2007

Offa's Dyke dig sparks school interest

November 2007

Iolo Speaks Out - about the Caersws Virtual Reality model

November 2007

Meifod Local History Society, again!

October 2007

Wrexham Heritage Society

October 2007

CPAT and BBC Radio Cymru at Bryn Euryn

October 2007

Meifod Local History Society

September 2007

Ruralia Conference 2007

September 2007

Excavation and survey at the Meusydd Henge Complex, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant

August 2007

Mold Gold - the National Eisteddfod 2007

August 2007

National Archaeology Week 2007

July 2007

Border County Archaeology tour Welshpool

July 2007

Medieval Settlement Research Group Conference

July 2007

St. Asaph Archaeology Society

April 2007

BBC Countryfile and CPAT at Pennant Melangell

February 2007

Flintshire Historical Society - Rhydymwym

January 2007

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Stories from 2006

The History and Archaeology of Machynlleth

November 2006

Friends of Montgomery Canal ‘Walk & Talk’ - Llanymynech Heritage Area

October 2006

Its Wednesday so it must be Sarn

October 2006

Historic Landscape Walks in the Elan Valley

August 2006

Excavations at Dyffryn Lane Henge Complex

August 2006

National Archaeology Day, 2006

July 2006

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Stories from 2005

National Archaeology Day, 2005

August 2005

Short Dykes in Mid and North-East Wales

January 2005

The Metal Mining Landscapes of Mid and North-East Wales

January 2005

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Stories from 2004

Review of Offa's Dyke - History & Guide

December 2004

Tir Gofal - Five Years on

November 2004

Medieval Hay-on-Wye revealed in excavations

November 2004

National Archaeology Day 2004

August 2004

The House Under the Water

February 2004

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Stories from 2003

Excavations at Arddleen Romano-British Enclosure

August 2003

Montgomery Canal Survey

July 2003

Y Graig, Abergavenny

June 2003

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Stories from 2002

Resurrection of a medieval house in Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr

December 2002

Plas Newydd and the Ladies of Llangollen

May 2002

Clive engine house

May 2002

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Stories from 2001

CPAT SMR goes on-line

January 2001

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Stories from 2000

Caring for Medieval Church Archaeology booklet launched

November 2000

Recent work at Hope Church

October 2000

Recent work at Pont Faen Mill, Brecon

October 2000

CPAT cited in 'Building of the Year Award'

October 2000

Survey of Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust Reserves by CPAT

September 2000

European Union funded survey project at Hindwell, Powys

September 2000

Excavations at Trannon Moor, Carno, Powys

July 2000

New book claims that Offa's Dyke is Roman!

April 2000

yeah okay this is a bit of the Gortyn Law Code, a Doric Greek inscription from 5th century BC, but I haven't got a decent photo of the Welshpool one . . . 18th Century Inscribed Stone found in Welshpool

March 2000

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