Well not quite Time Team ! !
But Barrow on Trent did welcome an archaeological team from the University of Nottingham over the weekend of 5 to 7 July 2013
Dr Paul Johnson and Dr Chris King from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Nottingham visited the village to carry out a geophysical survey on a field close to the centre of the village.
The field was selected because it lay alongside the old road straight through the village and did have some very interesting lumps and bumps.
Several members of the project team assisted the archaeologists over the weekend, which was by far the hottest weekend of the summer so far!
There was a great deal of walking, and the members of the project team who assisted the archaeologists now have a much clearer understanding of the amount of work required for a archaeological geophysical survey.
It looks so much easier on Time Team on the television!
The inserted video give some flavour of the weekend.
At the end of the weekend ( in the best traditions of time team ) we had an informal gathering and afternoon tea ( with beer ) in the Brookfield’s club in the village
The preliminary results of the geophysical survey seem to indicate that we have agricultural evidence but no significant archaeological evidence