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Time Team: Series 14, 2007 - Click on the links below for the different programmes
Isle of Man - Finds on the Fairway
Blacklands - There's no place like Rome
Hooke Court - School Diggers
Anglesey - The Druid's Last Stand
Shorncliffe - Sharpe's Redoubt
Stilton - A Port and Stilton
Wicken - A Tale of Two Villages
Warburton - No stone unturned...
Dotton - The Domesday Mill
Chesham Bois - The Cheyne Gang
Godstone - Road to the Relics
Poulton - The Abbey Habit
Bodmin Moor - In the shadow of the Tor

Poulton - The Abbey Habit

Poulton in Cheshire was once home to a small community of Cistercian monks, who founded an Abbey on the banks of the River Dee on the Welsh border.
After only 60 years, the monks grew tired of continued problems with the Welsh and moved to a new site in Staffordshire.

The Poulton Research Project have been investigating the history of the Abbey for 15 years, with some great results – a blocked up stone staircase leading into the ground on a site named ‘Poulton Hall’ on a 17th century estate map, and just a short distance away, an early chapel has been located.

Could ‘Poulton Hall’ be the former Abbey, re-used as a Monastic Grange and manor house?
Time Team have just three days to find out....
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