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|Description ||Exceptional passage grave with double oval enclosure (only one other example known among the ~1200 remaining megalithic tombs in Germany). The whole ensemble has a lenght of 33m. The width varies from 8m in the East to 6,5m in the West .|
The chamber measures 27m and had 17 capstones. Only one is lost, but the chamber suffered damage from historic "excavation".
Picture showing a ground plan (virtual reconstruction from the preserved stones) from the info panel.
 Reference: Sprockhoff, Schwieger in: Körner, G. (Ed.), Sprockhoff, E. Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands, Teil 3: Niedersachsen-Westfalen, Habelt, Bonn, 1975, p. 108
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