Time Team Series 2

 Episode 1: Lord of the Isles Episode 2: Medieval Dining Hall Episode 3: The Lost Villa Episode 4: The Archbishop's Back Garden Episode 5: The Saxon Graves

Time Team Series 2 is in Time Team Episodes.

Time Team Series 2 Episode 1: Lord of the Isles

Time Team Series 2 Episode 1: Lord of the Isles was filmed between 24 Jun 1994 and 26 Jun 1994 was filmed. It was originally shown on 08 Jan 1995.

Location: Finlaggan, Islay [Map]

Category: Time Team Prehistory, Time Team Early Medieval.

The Time Team:

Tony Robinson (age 48), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 48), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 31), Royal Commission on Historic Monuments

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

Robin Bush (age 51), Archivist

Victor Ambrus (age 59), Historical Illustrator

John Gator, Chris Gaffney, Geophysics

Stewart Ainsworth (age 43), Landscape Archaeologist

David Caldwell, Director of Excavations

Kate Bonner, Excavation Team

Sally Ann Chandler, Period Clothing Expert

Donald Macfadian, Finlaggan Trust

Simon Mears, GPS System

Historical Figures: King Somerled of Argyll

Sources: Chronicle of Man and the Isles, A Description of the Western Isles of Scotland by Martin Martin, A Description of the Western Isles of Scotland by Martin Martin.

Outcomes: Partly complete Glass Bead, Replica aketon, possible mesolithic site, possibly stone rows aligned to Paps of Jura.

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Time Team Series 2 Episode 2: Medieval Dining Hall

Time Team Series 2 Episode 2: Medieval Dining Hall was filmed between 10 Jun 1994 and 12 Jun 1994. It was originally shown on 15 Jan 1995.

Location: Hylton Castle, County Durham [Map].

Category: Time Team Late Medieval.

Mick Aston (age 48), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 31), Royal Commission on Historic Monuments

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

Robin Bush (age 51), Archivist

Victor Ambrus (age 59), Historical Illustrator

Susan Ord, Denny Wilson, Community Representatives

John Gator, Chris Gaffney, Geophysics

Stewart Ainsworth (age 43), Bernard, Landscape Archaeologist

Steve Speke, Local Archaeologist

Beric Morley, English Heritage Medieval Buildings Expert

Mark Horton, Bristol University

Rob Bell, Garden Archaeological Consultant

Graciela Ainsworth, Conservationist

White Company

Eric Little, Castle Guide

Sources. English Heritage Managed, [Map] Effigy of William Hylton 4th Baron Hylton.

Historical Figures. William Hylton 4th Baron Hylton.

Outcomes. Early 15th Century Flemish floor tiles, stone roofing tiles, conserved stag on building and Hylton Achievement of Arms, Silver Coin, plan of site, 3D model of site. Later buildings around 1600 with gardens.

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Time Team Series 2 Episode 3: The Lost Villa

Time Team Series 2 Episode 3: The Lost Villa was filmed between 06 May 1994 and 08 May 1994. It was originally shown on 22 Jan 1995.

Location: Tockenham, Wiltshire [Map].

Category: Time Team Early Medieval.

The Time Team:

Tony Robinson (age 48), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 48), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 31), Field Archaeologist

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

Robin Bush (age 51), Archivist

Victor Ambrus (age 59), Historical Illustrator

Stewart Ainsworth (age 43), Landscape Archaeologist

Dr Mike Allen, Environmental Archaeologist

John Gator, Chris Gaffney, Geophysics

Martin Henig, Oxford University

Bryn Walters, Romano-British Archaeologist

Roy Canham, County Archaeologist

Mark Horton, Digger

Louise Shenstone, Mosaic Artist

Amanda Chadburn, English Heritage

Techniques: Coring, Resistivity, Field Walking

Sources: Pevsner who suggests the Roman Figure in the church wall is Asclepius, Plato's Phaedo 118a, Sites and Monuments Record, Tockenham Tithe Map 1866 on linen, 1764 Estate Map.

Outcomes: Martin Henig determines Roman Statue is a Genius; an individual instance of a general divine nature that is present in every individual person, place, or thing like a guardian angel. And Roman Fountain Head in the form of a fish; the finest work of art in Roman Britain. Geophyics identified Roman Villa; Provincial Governors Palace? Carbonised processed grain from Environmental Archaeology. Hypocaust tiles. Saxon pot. Roman Painted Plaster. Roman bowl, glass, mosaic. Monument scheduled.

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Time Team Series 2 Episode 4: The Archbishop's Back Garden

Time Team Series 2 Episode 4: The Archbishop's Back Garden was filmed between 08 Jul 1994 and 10 Jul 1994. It was originally shown on 29 Jan 1995.

Location: Lambeth Palace [Map], London.

Tony Robinson (age 48), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 48), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 31), Field Archaeologist

Phil Harding (age 45), Wessex Archaeological Trust Field Archaeologist

Robin Bush (age 51), Archivist

Victor Ambrus (age 59), Historical Illustrator

John Gator, Chris Gaffney, Geophysics

Jane Sidell, Museum of London Archaeologist

Stewart Ainsworth (age 43), Landscape Archaeologist

Harvey Sheldon, Authority on Roman London

Gustav Milne, Institue of Archaeology

Hedley Swain, Field Archaeologist

London Fire Brigade Boat

Sources: Excavations of Bernard Davis in the 1930s, Cassius Dio Book 60 Sections 20 and 21, 1562 Map of London showing Horseferry Stairs and Stangate Stairs, Registers of the Archbishops of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace Library, 1746 Map of Lambeth Palace Gardens, John Rokes 18th Century Map of London

Techniques: Core Samples, Excavation, a string with a brick to determine rievr depth

Outcomes: Piece of a Mortarium, Reconstructed Roman Road, Garden features in the Palace, Roman River Level was lower by a couple of feet, Causeway on lower side of Westminster Bridge, Peer walked across 1950s1, location of Stangate Stairs.

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Note 1. The New York Times 26 Mar 2002. Lord Noel-Buxton waded about half-way across the river and had to swim the rest.

Time Team Series 2 Episode 5: The Saxon Graves

Time Team Series 2 Episode 5: The Saxon Graves was filmed between 24 Jun 1994 and 26 Jun 1994. It was originally shown on 05 Feb 1995.

Location: Winterbourne Gunner, Wiltshire [Map]

Category: Time Team Prehistory, Time Team Early Medieval.

The Time Team:

Tony Robinson (age 48), Presenter

Mick Aston (age 48), Bristol University Landscape Archaeologist

Carenza Lewis (age 31), Royal Commission on Historic Monuments

Phil Harding (age 45), Wessex Archaeological Trust Field Archaeologist

Robin Bush (age 51), Archivist

Victor Ambrus (age 59), Historical Illustrator

Stewart Ainsworth (age 43), Landscape Archaeologist

Helena Cave-Penney, Assistant County Archaeologist

Ivor Lawton, Saxon Blacksmithing

Margaret Cox, Pathologist

Meg Brooks, Conservationist

Peter Cox, Local Archaeologist

Mick the Dig, Excavator

Sources: Gildas Section 23, Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 519, Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Battle of Salisbury 552

Outcomes: Saxons Graves including lady with decorated brooch and amber bead, child, decorated iron pin, Bronze Age Inverted Urn with Cremation, Reconstructed Saxon Knife, Ring Ditches, Pond Barrow

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