Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust


Nigel Jones BA MCIfA


A graduate of the University of Sheffield, Nigel first worked for the Trust in 1983, and has been continuously employed at CPAT since 1986. Nigel leads the field services team, and is responsible for the successful delivery of both Cadw-funded projects and commercial (contract) operations. Nigel’s extensive experience includes survey, excavation and analysis of sites of all periods – ranging from Neolithic funerary and ritual sites through to twentieth century industrial complexes. In recent years Nigel has completed key Cadw-funded pan-Wales ‘heritage at risk’ projects, as well as developing specialist expertise in the archaeology of historic buildings.

Selected publications

Jones, N. 2018. ‘Recent excavations along the course of the Whitford Dyke’, Flintshire Historical Society Journal 41, 23-42.
Jones, N. and Hankinson, R. 2016. ‘Pen-y-gaer Roman Vicus: Excavation and Survey 2006-2012’. Brycheiniog 47, 91-136. Jones, N. and Hankinson, R. 2015. ‘Llanymynech Hill’. Montgomeryshire Collections 103, 9-30. Jones, N. 2014. ‘The Upper Hepste Valley: a Bronze Age and later landscape’, Brycheiniog 45, 77-100. Jones, N. and Gwilt, A. 2014. ‘Excavations on the site of the former Welshpool Smithfield, 2010’. Montgomeryshire Collections 102, 1-52. Britnell, W.J. and Jones, N. 2013. ‘Large late Neolithic and early Bronze Age ring-ditches in Wales’. Archaeologia Cambrensis 161, 165-198.
Jones, N. and Grant, I. 2013. ‘Excavations on the Forden Gaer to Caersws Roman Road 2009’. Montgomeryshire Collections 101, 1-18.
Britnell, W.J. and Jones, N. 2012. ‘Once upon a time in the west: Neolithic enclosures in the Walton Basin’, in W.J. Britnell and R.J. Silvester (eds) Reflections on the Past: essays in honour of Frances Lynch, Welshpool: Cambrian Archaeological Association, 48-77.