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| Vedsted Jættestue 1 |
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|Description ||Remains of a kerbed Round Barrow 1.2 x 16.0 m. |
Excavated and restored 1968, a stone chamber with passage.
The hill is surrounded by a rim stone chain,
which is only interrupted in the W side of the hill.
In the south side a visible chamber oriented NS, set of three pairs side stones
and three capstones in continuation of the passage consisting of eight orthostats
of which two are shared with the chamber, and another capstone.
The height of the chamber is about 1 m.
Part of the impressive Vedsted 'Femhøje' complex.
('Femhøje' = Five Hills / Barrows)
A Round Barrow with almost complete kerb stones, three Long Barrows;
one of these with a lot of still visible kerb stones and an astounding length of
115 meters, a beautiful and well preserved passage grave, plus one of those
danish 'Jættestue' that you can explore from inside the chamber.
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