March 30, 2022

GT Clark Prize

The Association administers the G. T. Clark Trust Fund, set up to commemorate George Thomas Clark, the nineteenth-century antiquary. The G. T. Clark Prizes are awarded for the most distinguished published contributions to the study of the history and antiquities of Wales and the Marches during the previous quinquennium.

Awards 2022

In 2022, the awards were made to:

Prehistory: Jane Kenney for her work on the Welsh Neolithic, and her book A Welsh Landscape through Time: Excavations at Parc Cybi, Holy Island, Anglesey (Oxbow 2021).

Roman: no prize was awarded

Early Medieval: Alan Lane and Mark Redknap for their Llangorse Crannog. The Excavation of an Early Medieval Royal Site in the Kingdom of Brycheiniog (Oxbow 2019).

Medieval: Evan Jones and Richard Stone for their The World of the Newport Medieval Ship (University of Wales Press 2018).

Post-Medieval: Mark Redknap, Sian Rees and Alan Aberg for their Wales and the Sea (RCAHMW/ Y Lolfa 2019). Also published in Welsh as Cymru a’r Mor.

Awards 2017

In 2017 the awards were made to:

Prehistory: Elizabeth Walker for her work on the Welsh Palaeolithic.

Roman: David Hopewell for his work on geophysical survey and excavation of Roman fort environs and Roman sites and roads in north-west Wales.

Early Medieval: Professor Thomas Charles-Edwards for his Wales and the Britons 350-1064.

Medieval: Neil Ludlow for his Carmarthen Castle: The Archaeology of Government, also published in Welsh as Castell Caerfyrddin: Olrhain Hanes Llywodraethiant.

Post-Medieval: David Gwyn for his Welsh Slate: The Archaeology and History of an Industry, also published in Welsh as Llechi Cymru: Archaeoleg a Hanes.

The 2017 G.T. Clark Award winners