Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust


Mark Walters

Senior Planning Officer

Mark has been with CPAT since 1992, and is the Trust’s lead on delivering archaeological planning services in the Clwyd-Powys region – advising developers, local authorities and the public of the archaeological implications of planning proposals, preparing a brief for each project and monitoring the work of the archaeological contractors. Mark has a BA (Hons) in Archaeology & Ancient History (University of Wales, Lampeter) and an MA in Industrial Heritage (Birmingham University – Ironbridge Institute) and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists.

Mark’s archaeological interests include: drone/UAV photogrammetry and photography, LiDAR visualization and interpretation, mining archaeology, conflict archaeology, archaeoastronomy, archaeoacoustics, Classical archaeology and religions. Mark’s other interests include: astronomy and astrophotography, science fiction films and books, landscape and aerial photography and hill walking. He also enjoys music of all types, but particularly Early, Experimental and Electronic, Sound Recording.

Selected publications

Mountains and Orefields: Metal Mining Landscapes of Mid- and North-east Wales
Council for British Archaeology Research Report No.142, London: Council for British Archaeology [2004] (with Nigel Jones and Pat Frost).

Mark is part of our Historic Environment Advisory Services team.

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