Time Team Series 1

 Episode 1: The Guerrilla Base of the King Episode 2: On the Edge of an Empire Episode 3: The New Town of a Norman Prince Episode 4: The Fortress in the Lake

Time Team Series 1 is in Time Team Episodes.

Time Team Series 1 Episode 1: The Guerrilla Base of the King

Time Team Series 1 Episode 1: The Guerrilla Base of the King was filmed between 16 Apr 1993 and 18 Apr 1993. It was originally shown on 16 Jan 1994.

Location: Athelney Abbey [Map].

Category: Time Team Early Medieval.

Time Team:

Tony Robinson (age 47), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 47), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Gerry Barber, Bristol University Environmental Archaeologist

Phil Harding (age 43), Wessex Archaeological Trust Field Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 30), Royal Commission on Historic Monuments

Robin Bush (age 50), Archivist

Victor Ambrus (age 58), Historical Illustrator

John Gator, Chris Gaffney, Geophysics

Gerry McDonnell, Archeaological Scientist.

Base: George Hotel [Map] in Wedmore.

Techniques: Field Walking, Excavations, Magnetometry, Resistivity, Soil Coring

Sources: Life of Alfred by Asser, Assers Life of Alfred 878.

Historical Figures: King Alfred "The Great" of Wessex, Guthrum Viking.

Events: Battle of Edington.

Outcomes: Plan of Athelney Abbey [Map], possible site of original Saxon church, Anglo-Saxon iron slag indicating iron working; the furthest west found at the time.

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Time Team Series 1 Episode 2: On the Edge of an Empire

Time Team Series 1 Episode 2: On the Edge of an Empire was filmed between 03 Sep 1993 and 05 Sep 1993. It was originally shown on 23 Jan 1994.

Location: Ribchester Roman Fort, Lancashire [Map].

Category: Time Team Roman and Iron Age.

Time Team:

Tony Robinson (age 47), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 47), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 30), Royal Commission on Historic Monuments

Phil Harding (age 43), Wessex Archaeological Trust Field Archaeologist

Robin Bush (age 50), Archivist

Victor Ambrus (age 58), Historical Illustrator

John Gator, Chris Gaffney, Geophysics

Adrian Olivier, Lancaster University Archaeology Unit

Ermine Street Guard

Techniques: Excavation, Resistivity, Magnetometry

Sources: Publius (or Flavius) Vegetius Renatus' "De re militari"

Historical Figures: Brigantes, Queen Cartimandua, King Caractacus of the Silures, King Venutius of the Brigantes, Vellocatus.

Events:

Outcomes: Broken Roman Quern, Decorated Samian Ware, Punic Ditch, plans of Wooden and Stone Forts, location of bathhouse.

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Time Team Series 1 Episode 3: The New Town of a Norman Prince

Time Team Series 1 Episode 3: The New Town of a Norman Prince was filmed between 09 Apr 1993 and 11 Apr 1993. It was originally shown on 30 Jan 1994.

Location: Much Wenlock, Shropshire [Map], Wenlock Priory, Shropshire [Map].

Category: Time Team Late Medieval.

Time Team:

Tony Robinson (age 47), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 47), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 30), Royal Commission on Historic Monuments

Phil Harding (age 44), Wessex Archaeological Trust Field Archaeologist

Gerry Barber, Bristol University Environmental Archaeologist

Robin Bush (age 50), Archivist.

Victor Ambrus (age 58), Historical Illustrator

Oliver Butler, Geophysics Specialist

Mark Horton, Local Archaeologist

Dan Miles, Dendrochronologist

Bob Milligan, Geophysics Specialist

Techniques: Excavations, Dendrochronology, Radar Scan.

Historical Figures: Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl of Shrewsbury.

Sources. Charter of King Stephen granting a three day fair, Domedays Book, Document stating in 1231 King Henry III visited Much Wenlock.

Outcomes. Location of Great Hall, burbage plots, 1254-1299 Dendrochronology date, 12th-13th Century Pottery.

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Time Team Series 1 Episode 4: The Fortress in the Lake

Time Team Series 1 Episode 4: The Fortress in the Lake was filmed between 16 Sep 1993 and 18 Sep 1993. It was originally shown on 06 Feb 1994.

Locations: Llangorse Lake, Breconshire [Map], St Paulinus' Church, Llangorse [Map].

Category: Time Team Early Medieval.

Time Team:

Tony Robinson (age 47), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 47), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 30), Royal Commission on Historic Monuments

Phil Harding (age 44), Wessex Archaeological Trust Field Archaeologist

Robin Bush (age 50), Archivist.

Victor Ambrus (age 58), Historical Illustrator

John Gator, Chris Gaffney, Geophysics

Damian Goodburn, Ancient Woodworking Specialist

Mark Redknap, National Museum of Wales

Techniques: Magnetometry

Sources: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 916, Book of Llandaff Chapter 4 Section 7: Llan Cors, Book of Llandaff Chapter 8

Historical Figures: King Elised of Brecknock, Æthelflæd Lady of the Mercians.

Outcomes: Reconstructed Iron Age boat made from 3.5 tonnes of oak; a copy of an original discovered in Llangorse Lake in Brecon Museum. Metal working on site, shale ring. Boundary Ditch.

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