Time Team (series 16)

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Time Team Series 16
No. of episodes 13
Broadcast
Original channel Channel 4
Original run 4 January 2009 (2009-01-04) – 29 March 2009 (2009-03-29)
Season chronology
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Series 15
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Series 17

This is a list of time team episodes from series 16.

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Series 16[edit]

Episode # refers to the air date order. The Time Team Specials are aired in between regular episodes, but are omitted from this list

Episode # Series # Episode Title Location Coordinates Original airdate
194 1 "The Trouble with Temples" Friar's Wash, Hertfordshire 51°49′09″N 0°24′16″W / 51.8193°N 0.4045°W / 51.8193; -0.4045 4 January 2009 (2009-01-04)
An aerial photo taken in 1976 leads to the discovery of a previously unknown Roman temple complex near Watling Street.
195 2 "The Wedding Present" Scargill, County Durham 54°29′29″N 1°55′22″W / 54.49125°N 1.92279°W / 54.49125; -1.92279 11 January 2009 (2009-01-11)
The restored ruins of a castle gatehouse given as a wedding present hide complex mediaeval and Tudor remains.
196 3 "Heroes' Hill" Knockdhu, County Antrim 54°53′28″N 5°54′19″W / 54.89111°N 5.905278°W / 54.89111; -5.905278 18 January 2009 (2009-01-18)
A previously unexcavated massive Bronze Age promontory fort conceals the remains of a sophisticated society.
197 4 "Toga Town" Caerwent, Monmouthshire 51°40′36″N 2°46′00″W / 51.6767°N 2.7667°W / 51.6767; -2.7667 25 January 2009 (2009-01-25)
The Team investigate two previously unexcavated parts of Britain's best-preserved Roman town.
198 5 "Blood, Sweat and Beers" Rise Hill, Cumbria 54°17′52″N 2°21′35″W / 54.29789°N 2.35983°W / 54.29789; -2.35983 1 February 2009 (2009-02-01)
Time Team visits the Rise Hill navvy camp near Garsdale, created for the construction of the Settle-to-Carlisle railway.
199 6 "Buried Bishops and Belfries" Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire 51°03′53″N 1°47′51″W / 51.064722°N 1.7975°W / 51.064722; -1.7975 8 February 2009 (2009-02-08)
The Team investigate mysterious burials, foundations and a missing bell-tower at Salisbury Cathedral.
200 7 "Anarchy in the UK" Radcot, Oxfordshire 51°41′35″N 1°35′19″W / 51.693081°N 1.588644°W / 51.693081; -1.588644 15 February 2009 (2009-02-15)
The Team excavate an early Norman castle and a Parliamentarian siege fort that, between them, tell the tale of two civil wars.
201 8 "Mystery of the Ice Cream Villa" Colworth, Bedfordshire 52°13′56″N 0°34′38″W / 52.23212°N 0.57711°W / 52.23212; -0.57711 22 February 2009 (2009-02-22)
Numerous finds by amateur archaeologists lead to the discovery of a Roman villa.
202 9 "Hermit Harbour" Looe, Cornwall 50°20′27″N 4°27′15″W / 50.34086°N 4.45412°W / 50.34086; -4.45412 1 March 2009 (2009-03-01)
The team descend on a tiny Cornish island that legend says was once visited by Jesus Christ. The archaeologists piece together evidence of one of Britain's earliest Christian sites.
203 10 "Called to the Bar" Lincoln's Inn, London 51°30′59″N 0°06′50″W / 51.516448°N 0.113760°W / 51.516448; -0.113760 8 March 2009 (2009-03-08)
Amidst the grand buildings that make up one of the world's oldest and most distinguished law societies, they have been asked to discover the remains of a 13th-century palace that belonged to Henry III's Lord Chancellor.
204 11 "Beacon on the Fens" Cambridgeshire 52°24′57″N 0°01′41″W / 52.415706°N 0.028039°W / 52.415706; -0.028039 15 March 2009 (2009-03-15)
A little mound of earth known as Chapel Hill has intrigued archaeologists for years. There are ornately carved stone blocks around the hill, and beautiful flint axes that are at least 4000 years old have also been found.
205 12 "The Hollow Way" Ulnaby, County Durham 54°32′56″N 1°38′58″W / 54.549014°N 1.649417°W / 54.549014; -1.649417 22 March 2009 (2009-03-22)
The distinctive grass-covered remains of the deserted medieval village of Ulnaby are a landmark in the Durham countryside, but they have never been dug. The Team have been invited to investigate one of the best-preserved archaeological sites in Britain.
206 13 "Skeletons in the Shed" Blythburgh, Suffolk 52°19′19″N 1°35′47″E / 52.32183°N 1.59640°E / 52.32183; 1.59640 29 March 2009 (2009-03-29)
When the new owners of a house in Blythburgh in Suffolk explored their potting shed they were shocked to discover a cupboard full of human skulls. Could these remains have something to do with the superb ruins of a medieval priory that has lain hidden for years?

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