The Puzzle of Picket Farm (South Perrott, Dorset)…


Date: September 07, 2021

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“Time Team heads to South Perrott in Dorset, inspired by the intriguing discovery of Roman brooches and coins in a hilltop field. The Team are pretty sure they’re going to uncover a Roman Temple, but the search gets off to a bad start when all the pottery turns out to be medieval and there’s no sign of any buildings. Something has clearly been going on in this field, but it’s not what they thought. The trenches gradually reveal their contents, painting a very different picture from a very different period. Have the Team stumbled across a Stone Age burial site that had, extraordinarily, been honoured for thousands of years right into Roman times? Prehistory specialist Miles Russell explains some aspects of Bronze Age features.

Series 12, Episode 10”


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