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Introduction to Preservation in Situ (2016)
Book Chapter
Caple, C. (2016). Introduction to Preservation in Situ. In C. Caple (Ed.), Preservation of archaeological remains in situ : a reader. Routledge

Ex Situ Painted Wall Plaster (2015)
Book Chapter
Caple, C., & Graves, P. (2015). Ex Situ Painted Wall Plaster. In R. Gilchrist, & C. Green (Eds.), Glastonbury abbey : archaeological excavations 1904-79 (336-340). Society of Antiquaries of London

The Apotropaic Symbolled Threshold to Nevern Castle—Castell Nanhyfer (2012)
Journal Article
Caple, C. (2012). The Apotropaic Symbolled Threshold to Nevern Castle—Castell Nanhyfer. Archaeological Journal, 169(1), 422-452. https://doi.org/10.1080/00665983.2012.11020920

Excavations in the summer of 2011 at Nevern Castle (Castell Nanhyfer) revealed a previously unknown southern entrance to the castle constructed of clay mortared slate in the final quarter of the twelfth century. The threshold was formed of vertically... Read More about The Apotropaic Symbolled Threshold to Nevern Castle—Castell Nanhyfer.

Nevern Castle: searching for the first masonry castle in Wales (2011)
Journal Article
Caple, C. (2011). Nevern Castle: searching for the first masonry castle in Wales. Medieval Archaeology, 55(1), 326-334. https://doi.org/10.1179/174581711x13103897378681

256. Nevern Castle (SN 082 401). An initial survey of Nevern Castle — Castell Nanhyfer — together with observations on the history and visible archaeological features on the site was published by King and Perks in Archaeologia Cambrensis in 1950–51.... Read More about Nevern Castle: searching for the first masonry castle in Wales.

Ancestor Artefacts - Ancestor Materials (2010)
Journal Article
Caple, C. (2010). Ancestor Artefacts - Ancestor Materials. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 29(3), 305-318. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0092.2010.00350.x

Ancestor artefacts (objects of an earlier period, valued for their age and associations, which are retained into a later period) are normally identified by archaeologists owing to the difference between the date of the object and its context. These v... Read More about Ancestor Artefacts - Ancestor Materials.

The Aims of Conservation (2009)
Book Chapter
Caple, C. (2009). The Aims of Conservation. In A. Richmond, & A. Bracker (Eds.), Conservation : principles, dilemmas and uncomfortable truths (25-31). BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD

All societies have objects they retain and cherish and in Europe, in the 21st century, that typicall means placing them in a museum and letting conservators and other museum staff ‘take care’ of them. But we conservators are invariably focussed on ho... Read More about The Aims of Conservation.

Estimating Artefact Loss: A comparison of metal artefact loss rates through in situ decay and loss of ancient monument sites in England. (2008)
Presentation / Conference Contribution

Using data from the 1995 Monuments at Risk Survey of England (MARS) (Darvill & Fulton 1998) and estimates of artefact densities from published excavation reports, it has been possible to calculate the number of metal (iron and copper alloy) objects b... Read More about Estimating Artefact Loss: A comparison of metal artefact loss rates through in situ decay and loss of ancient monument sites in England..