Time team. Season 5, Episode 1, Richmond, Surrey / director, Simon Raikes ; producer, Tim Taylor ; Videotext Communications Ltd. in association with the Picture House Television Co. Ltd.

Filmed between 25 and 27 July 1997. The team is camped on an immaculate suburban lawn next to the Thames. They are searching for the now vanished Richmond Palace, site of the death of Elizabeth I. But amazingly, nobody is exactly sure of its whereabouts. The first task is to dig up the lawn under th...

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Other Authors: Raikes, Simon (Director), Taylor, Tim, 1952- (Producer), Aston, Michael (on-screen participant.), Robinson, Tony, 1946- (Speaker)
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: [Washington, District of Columbia] : MagellanTV, 1998.
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Summary:Filmed between 25 and 27 July 1997. The team is camped on an immaculate suburban lawn next to the Thames. They are searching for the now vanished Richmond Palace, site of the death of Elizabeth I. But amazingly, nobody is exactly sure of its whereabouts. The first task is to dig up the lawn under the supervision of landscape gardener Martin Whitaker. Immediately they find evidence of a substantial high status Tudor building. They are joined by palaces expert Simon Thurley and local historian John Cloake. Tudor expert Hazel Forsyth shows Carenza how to make a pomander. Plants from the garden are used by Maria Lis-Balchin to brew up some Elizabethan perfume. The property owner was The Baron van Dedem.
Physical Description:1 online resource (51 minutes)
Playing Time:00:50:37
Participant or Performer:Presenter, Tony Robinson ; archaeological consultant: Mick Aston ; additional Time Team members: Phil Harding, Carenza Lewis, Sue Francis ; featuring: Simon Thurley and John Cloake.
Language:In English.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Title from resource description page (viewed November 16, 2023).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:Filmed between 25 and 27 July 1997.