C4’s Time Team Excavate In Ely

Image: Tony Robinson

September 2000: Ely took a step back in time when actor Tony Robinson (pictured right) brought members of the Channel Four Time Team to the archaeological dig in Broad Street. The documentary team visited the site while members of the Cambridge University Archaeological Unit carried out work on the dig.

Work began on the site recently and lasted 20 weeks. During that time, archaeologists were expecting to uncover evidence of activity from the Bronze and Iron Ages. Roman remains, including coins, clothing decorations and statuettes, have previously been found in Ely.
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