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Time Team: Series 16, 2008 - Click on the links below for the different programmes.
The Trouble with Temples - Friars Wash
The Wedding Present - Scargill Castle
Heroes' Hill - Knockdhu
Toga Town - Caerwent
Blood, Sweat and Beers - Risehill
Buried Bishops and Belfries - Salisbury
Anarchy in the UK - Radcot
Mystery of the Ice Cream Villa - Colworth
Hermit Harbour - Looe
Called to the Bar - Lincoln's Inn
Beacon of the Fens - Warboys
The Hollow Way - Ulnaby
Skeletons in the Shed - Blythburgh

The Wedding Present - Scargill Castle

In a first for the show, Tony and the Team are invited to investigate a very unusual wedding present.

When two archaeologists married, groom Niall Hammond gave his bride Caroline a ruin, Scargill Castle in County Durham.

The castle was reputed to have been a medieval stronghold in a violent era of battles between English and Scottish kings.

The Team have just three days to explore the history and layout of the site in order to paint a true picture of what the castle looked like in its prime.

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