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|Description ||Grave D with enclosure|
Grave D is the most impressive in the entire group. The support stones
of the short, almost square burial chamber consist of a slab on the southwest
side and a second one on the other side. The chamber is covered by a mighty
stone slab which measures 4.6 x 4.2 m and is half a metre thick.
The inside dimensions of the stocky chamber are roughly 4 x 3 m.
The entrance is located in the centre of the southeastern side,
its support stones are original whilst the capstone has been restored.
A rectangular enclosure belongs to this gravesite, so it appears that we
are dealing with a preserved long barrow whose enclosure has been restored.
It is about 7 m wide und 14 m long, apart from an abrupt gap to the southwest.
Because there are no traces of stone pillars having been removed,
it is suspected that this could have been used to lay out 3 to 4 more sites
for planned graves during the Neolithic era.
(Quote from Wikipedia)
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