Britain's Ancient Tracks with Tony Robinson
2 Series, 7 Episodes
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
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
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 2000 to 3000 years ago
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.
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?
Poole Harbour was 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?
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?
As the beach of the Severn river erodes, it reveals astonishing evidence of some of this country's earliest inhabitants
The Iron Age hill fort in Wittenham is an impressive monument. But it's dwarfed by a neighbouring hill less than 150 metres away. What did the Iron Age tribe use this second, much larger, hill for?
The Team visit Dorset farmer Simon Meadon's land, which is packed with archaeology, including a large Roman building which might be a villa
The 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
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.
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.