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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 16 Summary

Time Team returns for its 16th series, travelling the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites - including the discovery of the Team's first ever Roman temple.

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    Episode 1 - Beacon of the Fens: Warboys, The Fens

    Tony Robinson and the Team are in East Anglia to investigate a site that, over the course of thousands of years, may have been a spiritual centre, a burial ground and even a lighthouse.

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    Episode 2 - The Hollow Way: Ulnaby, County Durham

    Tony Robinson and the Team are invited to unearth the secrets of one of the best-preserved archaeological sites in Britain: the deserted medieval village of Ulnaby in County Durham.

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    Episode 3 - The Wedding Present: Scargill, County Durham

    Tony Robinson and the Team piece together the history and layout of a very special wedding present - Scargill Castle, in the remote wilds of County Durham.

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    Episode 4 - Anarchy in the UK: Radcot, Oxfordshire

    The Team are beside the Thames in Radcot, Oxfordshire, where they hope to uncover a long-lost fortress built in the 12th century, during one of the bloodiest episodes of English history.

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    Episode 5 - Hermit Harbour: Looe, Cornwall

    The Team descend on Looe island, a tiny Cornish isle that legend says was once visited by Jesus Christ. Could it really be one of the earliest Christian sites in the country?

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    Episode 6 - The Trouble with Temples: Friar's Wash, Hertfordshire

    Tony Robinson and the Team make an amazing discovery in a Hertfordshire field when they unearth a complex of Roman temples.

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    Episode 7 - Toga Town: Caerwent, South Wales

    Tony Robinson and the Team investigate Caerwent in South Wales. It's one of Britain's best-preserved Roman town, but many of its 2000-year-old secrets have yet to be discovered.

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    Episode 8 - Blood, Sweat and Beers: Risehill, North Yorkshire

    The Team are in the Yorkshire Dales to investigate the Risehill camp settlement, which was inhabited by Victorian railway navvies during the construction of the Settle to Carlisle railway.

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    Episode 9 - Mystery of the Ice Cream Villa: Colworth, Bedfordshire

    The Team are invited to investigate a Bedfordshire field by a group of amateur archaeologists who have found countless pieces of Roman pottery, coins and building material over the years.

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    Episode 10 - Called to the Bar: Lincoln's Inn, London

    Tony Robinson and the Team are in Lincoln's Inn, London, where they have been asked to investigate the remains of a 13th-century palace which belonged to Henry III's Lord Chancellor.

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    Episode 11 - Heroes' Hill: Knockdhu, Co Antrim

    Tony Robinson and the team, working with archaeologists from Queens University in Belfast, take up the challenge to unlock the prehistoric secrets of the headland at Knockdhu, Co. Antrim.

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    Episode 12 - Buried Bishops and Belfries: Salisbury Cathedral

    Tony Robinson and the Team get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dig in the hallowed grounds of Salisbury Cathedral, where they make discoveries that rewrite its history.

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    Episode 13 - Skeletons in the Shed: Blythburgh, Suffolk

    Tony Robinson and the Team are in Suffolk to investigate a house in Blythburgh where they believe a medieval priory has lain hidden for years.

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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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