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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 13 Summary

The 13th series includes the discovery of a monastic farm in Brimham and the excavation of a medieval castle on the Isle of Sheppey. The Team also unearth a Roman boat on the Rhine in Utrecht.

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    Episode 1 - The Bodies in the Shed, Northamptonshire

    Tony and the Team travel to Glendon Hall in Northamptonshire to unravel the mystery of the human skeletons found under an outbuilding.

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    Episode 2 - Villas Out of Molehills, Withington, Gloucestershire

    A colony of moles keeps bringing up pieces of mosaic floor in a Cotswold field. Could these excavations be linked to an important nearby Roman villa?

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    Episode 3 - Rubble at the Mill, Manchester

    Rubble at the Mill: Time Team sets to work uncovering Manchester's first cotton mill, built by one of the fathers of the Industrial Revolution, Richard Arkwright.

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    Episode 4 - The First Tudor Palace? Esher, Surrey

    In Surrey's stockbroker belt stands Wayneflete Tower, all that remains of a grand early Tudor palace. Can the Team uncover enough to tell the story of the whole site?

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    Episode 5 - The Boat on the Rhine, Utrecht

    Time Team have been invited by Dutch archaeologists to help rescue a 35-metre-long perfectly preserved Roman barge that once sailed the river Rhine.

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    Episode 6 - Court of the Kentish King, Eastry, Kent

    Court of the Kentish King: Tony and the Team descend on the orchards of Kent to search for the lost Anglo-Saxon palace of Eastry, and discover not one but two likely contenders.

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    Episode 7 - The Monks' Manor, Brimham, Yorkshire Dales

    The Monks' Manor: Time Team travels to the Yorkshire Dales to meet Chris and Barbara Bradley on their farm and try to solve a challenging archaeological jigsaw puzzle.

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    Episode 8 - Castle in the Round, Queenborough, Kent

    The Time Team travels to the Isle of Sheppey in Kent to investigate the remains of Queenborough Castle, the last royal castle to be built in the medieval period.

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    Episode 9 - Sussex Ups and Downs, Blackpatch, Sussex

    Time Team travels to the South Downs in Sussex to investigate a Stone Age landscape that includes 6000-year-old flint mines.

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    Episode 10 - Birthplace of the Confessor, Islip, Oxfordshire

    Birthplace of the Confessor: Time Team descends upon the sleepy Oxfordshire village of Islip in search of a medieval chapel dedicated to Edward the Confessor.

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    Episode 11 - Early Bath, Ffrith, North Wales

    The Time Team descend on the village of Ffrith in North Wales to discover whether it is built on the remains of a Roman mining town.

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    Episode 12 - Scotch Broth, Applecross, Near Skye

    Scotch Broth: The Team have been invited to Applecross in north-west Scotland to excavate a broch; a monumental stone tower that is one of the largest Iron Age structures in Britain.

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    Episode 13 - The Taxman's Tavern, Alfoldean, Sussex

    Tony and the team travel to Alfoldean in Sussex to uncover a mansio, an official Roman coaching inn located on Stane Street - now the A29.

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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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