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|Description ||Pole aerial view of the 26m by 10m barrow. From the East. |
Large chambered tomb with oval enclosure. The chamber is measuring ~ 15m x 2m. Facing East-West. Western and eastern ends are uncertain.
The chamber is nearly completely filled with moved earth of the barrow. Only the tops of most chamber-uprights are visible. Other stones may be still covered.
Probably it originally was covered by 8 or 9 capstones (interpretation). Similar chambers often have short lateral passages connecting chambers' centre and the enclosure.
The barrow is largely eroded, but still impressive barrow measuring approximately 26m x 10m x 2m. Comparatively well preserved steep slopes in the south and west. The northern part is more disturbed.
Enclosure: at least 11 stones remained. Most probably it was of oval shape.
It is a nicely hidden site with good ambience [April 2008]. New signposts in 2010.
Sprockhoff, Ernst (et al.) – Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands – Teil 3 Niedersachsen - Westfalen, Habelt, Bonn, 1975, Textband p. 140f., Altlasband pl. 172
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