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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Hünstein Grossenritte
Country: Germany Land: Hesse Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: Kassel  Nearest Village: Grossenritte
Latitude: 51.251030N  Longitude: 9.396200E
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
5 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
3 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
5 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
5

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Hünstein Grossenritte
Hünstein Grossenritte submitted by stollentroll : Menhir Hünstein, Großenritte (Vote or comment on this photo)
Sculptured Stone in Hesse

On Hünsteinstrasse in relatively recent development near Baunatal. The 2.4 Meter tall stone originaly stood in a nearby field "Opfertriesch" and was buried as it got in the way of farmers. Re-errected in 1932. 226 Meters Altitude.
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Hünstein Grossenritte
Hünstein Grossenritte submitted by Martin_L : October 2019. The re-located quartzite Menhir. In 1911 it had been buried by a farmer, but it was re-discovered in 1932 and afterwards re-erected near its original location. Since then it has been slightly moved again. Location nowadays is on a little green surrounded by detached houses in the village Grossenritte. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Hünstein Grossenritte
Hünstein Grossenritte submitted by Martin_L : October 2019. The re-located quartzite Menhir at Großenritte. In 1911 it had been buried by a farmer, but it was re-discovered in 1932 and afterwards re-erected near its original location. Since then it has been slightly moved again. Location nowadays is on a little green surrounded by detached houses in the village Großenritte. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Hünstein Grossenritte
Hünstein Grossenritte submitted by Martin_L : October 2019. The re-located quartzite Menhir. In 1911 it had been buried by a farmer, but it was re-discovered in 1932 and afterwards re-erected near its original location. Since then it has been slightly moved again. Location nowadays is on a little green surrounded by detached houses in the village Grossenritte. (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Re: Hünstein Grossenritte by Martin_L on Tuesday, 29 October 2019
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Based on visit in October 2019:
Condition: 3
Ambience: 2
Access: 5 (seeing it from a distance of ~5m), 4 (to really approach it)
Accuracy: 5
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