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In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance

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In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance

Series 11 Summary

Time Team excavate what they believe to be King Cnut's manor in Nassington, a Roman bath house in Whitestaunton, and a series of Saxon burials along the top of a high ridge in Lincolnshire.

  • Episode 1 - In Search of the Brigittine abbey, Syon House

    The Team descend on Syon House, west London to search for the site of Syon Abbey, one of England's richest abbeys, founded by Henry V and dissolved by Henry VIII in 1539

  • Episode 2 - A Roman Bath House and an Edwardian Folly, Whitestaunton

    Tony Robinson and the Team descend on the grounds of a medieval manor house in Somerset to investigate a possible Roman villa lying at the bottom of the garden.

  • Episode 3 - The Crannog in the Loch, Loch Migdale

    The Team are at Loch Migdale in the Highlands diving, hill walking and digging around a mysterious island to piece together the story of Highland life 2,000 to 3,000 years ago

  • Episode 4 - Saxon Burials on the Ridge, South Carlton

    In a field near Lincoln, Anglo-Saxon brooches, pins and clasps uncovered by metal detectorists point to an undiscovered cemetery. Tony Robinson and the Team investigate.

  • Episode 5 - The Roman Fort that Wasn't There, Syndale

    The grounds of a Kent hotel have yielded a wide range of intriguing finds: ditches, ramparts, coins and pottery. Could this be the invading Roman army's first fort?

  • Episode 6 - An Iron-Age Trading Centre, Green Island

    Poole Harbour was once a thriving port in the Iron Age, but could Green Island in the centre of the harbour have been a site of earlier industrial mass production?

  • Episode 7 - A Medieval Blast Furnace, Oakamoor

    Was a quiet rural valley in Staffordshire once home to a mass of blacksmiths' furnaces and do they date back even further than the Elizabethan age?

  • Episode 8 - Human Footprints on a Mesolithic Foreshore, Goldcliff

    As the beach of the Severn River erodes, it reveals astonishing evidence of some of this country's earliest inhabitants

  • Episode 9 - From Iron-Age Rubbish Pits to a Roman Villa, Wittenham

    The Iron Age hill fort in Wittenham is an impressive monument. From behind its perimeter ramparts the hilltop offers commanding views of the Thames and the surrounding Oxfordshire landscape.

  • Episode 10 - Cranborne Chase, Dorset

    The team visit Dorset farmer Simon Meadon's land, which is packed with archaeology, including a large Roman building which might be a villa

  • Episode 11 - King Cnut's manor, Nassington

    The Time Team delve under the floorboards at Ogling, a 15th-century manor, in their attempt to locate a fine Saxon hall that once belonged to King Canute

  • Episode 12 - Back-Garden Archaeology Revisiting a Roman Villa, Ipswich

    Back in the 1940s, Basil Brown uncovered enough Roman remains near Ipswich to believe he had found the largest villa in East Anglia. Time Team return to the site to see if he was right.

  • Episode 13 - The Lost City of Roxburgh, Roxburgh

    Five hundred years ago Roxburgh was one of Scotland's major cities. Tony Robinson and the Team have just three days to uncover the remains of one of the country's most important sites.

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In this popular and (literally) groundbreaking programme, Tony Robinson and a team of experts travel the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites of historical importance

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