Time Team - Season 13

Sunday 5:45 PM on Channel 4 Premiered Jan 16, 1994 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • Applecross, Skye
    Applecross, Skye
    Episode 13
    Scotch Broch.

    The Team have travelled to Scotland to investigate a broch - a large stone tower dating from the Iron Age. Found only in Scotland, broch's are constructed of two circular stone walls.
  • Alfoldean, Sussex
    Alfoldean, Sussex
    Episode 12
    The Taxman's Tavern.

    A mansio - an official Roman coaching inn, is the subject of Time Team's attention this week. Situated on what is now the A29, it transpires that Alfodean was once a thriving village, but suddenly, it seems to have become a redundant place during the third century.
  • Ffrith, Flintshire
    Ffrith, Flintshire
    Episode 11
    Early bath.

    In the village of Ffrith in Flintshire, there is plenty of evidence of Roman occupation. Walls and a huge number of Roman finds have been found since 1585 through chance and organised digs.

    The Team descend on the back gardens of the village to try and discover exactly what lies beneath the surface of this north Wales village.moreless
  • Islip, Oxfordshire
    Islip, Oxfordshire
    Episode 10
    Birthplace of the Confessor.

    In Islip in Oxfordshire, the Team arrive to try and discover the birthplace of Edward the Confessor.
  • Blackpatch, Sussex
    Blackpatch, Sussex
    Episode 9
    Sussex Ups and Downs.

    On the Sussex Downs the Team reassess the work of John Pull. A gramophone salesman who was gassed during the First World War, he strolled the Downs for peace and quiet. Whilst walking there, he discovered a rare stone-age settlement.
  • Queenborough, Kent
    Queenborough, Kent
    Episode 8
    Castle in the Round.

    The Time Team try to unearth the secrets of Queenborough Castle in Kent, the last medieval castle to be built in England.
  • Brimham, Yorkshire
    Brimham, Yorkshire
    Episode 7
    The Monks' Manor.

    On a farm in Yorkshire, some of the stone in the out buildings seem to contain religious masonry. The team find out where the stones came from and what once stood where the present farm stands today.
  • Eastry, Kent
    Eastry, Kent
    Episode 6
    Court of the Kentish King.

    The team search for the lost Anglo-Saxon palace at Eastry. There are two possible sites: one which yields Anglo-Saxon brooches and another in the garden of one of oldest house's in Britain.
  • Heldammer Stroom, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    The Boat on the Rhine

    Underneath one of the biggest building sites in Europe, lies a perfectly preserved Roman barge. This 25 metre-long barge was used to transport goods along the Rhine, a river described as the 'motorway of Roman Europe'.
  • Esher, Surrey
    Esher, Surrey
    Episode 4
    The First Tudor Palace?

    Wayneflete Tower is now all that remains of a 15th century palace that stood in Esher. A palace so grand, it was an inspiration behind the building of Hampton court Palace.

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
    Rubble at Mill.

    Just over 200 years ago, cotton cloth was manufactured in Britain for the first time, and Manchester soon became the powerhouse and driving force behind the new cotton industry.

    The building at the heart of this story lies in the city centre and it revolutionised British society. Built in 1780, this is the site of the first cotton mill in Manchester.moreless
  • Withington, Gloucestershire
    Villas out of Molehills.

    Withington, in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, sits in an officially designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is an area of rich farmland and very houses. It was clearly not very much different in Roman times. The landscape locally is littered with the evidence of the numerous villas that stood here during the Roman occupation of Britain – several dozen of them are known in Gloucestershire, including one at Withington itself.
  • Glendon Hall, Northamptonshire
    The bodies in the shed.
    Glendon Hall in Northamptonshire, a building with over 400 years of history it's a patchwork of different styles and phases of architecture dating back to the 17th century. Martin Hipwell's family live in the stable block, overlooking the Victorian workshop where he discovered the burials. His family gave the burials the nickname 'our friends in the south', lively as that is, the question remains. Why are they in the outbuildings of an English country house?moreless
  • TT Special 29 Buckingham Palace, London

    The Big Royal Dig.

    A special edition of the archaeology programme to mark The Queen's 80th birthday. Tony Robinson and his team of historians are granted exclusive access to investigate three royal sites - Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and The Palace of Holyroodhouse.

  • TT Special 28 Shoreditch, London

    Buried by the Blitz

  • The Big Royal Dig
    Time Team will attempt to learn more about the origins of three royal residences during special digs held to mark the Queen's 80th birthday. For this live event, the Time Team will be excavating at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh during the coming bank holiday weekend to explore the history of the buildings.moreless
  • TT Special 27 Dinnington, Somerset

    The Big Roman Dig: Roman Villa

    Tony Robinson presents the story of the excavation of a big Roman villa in Somerset, originally discovered by Time Team in 2002 and revisited in 2005. The programme demonstrates how the villa grew from a small farm building to a fine stone building, and how that was expanded again and turned round to face the busy new Fosse Way.