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Adopt-a-Monument Project Manager

Contact name: 

Cara Jones



0300 012 9878


Cara Jones is a project manager at Archaeology Scotland. Based in Scotland for the last 11 years, Cara has worked as a field archaeologist, heritage consultant, development control archaeologist and currently co-manages Archaeology Scotland’s Adopt-a-Monument scheme. Through her work with Adopt-a-Monument, Cara works with over 55 community heritage groups, helping local communities take an active role in conserving and promoting their local heritage and archaeology. Cara oversees the Adopt-a-Monument Outreach Programme which seeks to expand current heritage demographics. Cara is currently chair of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Scottish Group. In 2012 Cara co-edited and co-authored ‘Reconsidering Archaeological Fieldwork: Exploring on-site relationships between theory and practice’.