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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab Alternative Name: Sprockhoff 933, Bakler Berg
Country: Germany Land: Lower Saxony, Bremen Type: Chambered Tomb
Nearest Town: Bremen  Nearest Village: Ahlhorn
Latitude: 52.877031N  Longitude: 8.247032E
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
3 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
4 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.
4 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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CharcoalBurner89 visited on 19th Oct 2021 - their rating: Cond: 3 Amb: 4 Access: 4 Unfortunately not very well preserved over the centuries, but the megalithic grave can still be recognized very well. Definitely worth the journey!

johnstone visited on 10th Sep 2017 - their rating: Cond: 2 Amb: 3 Access: 4

Traumrealistin visited on 15th Oct 2015 - their rating: Cond: 3 Amb: 4 Access: 5

Martin_L have visited here

Average ratings for this site from all visit loggers: Condition: 2.67 Ambience: 3.67 Access: 4.33

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by Martin_L : View along the southern long-side of the neolithic long barrow. Background right: one kerbstone of the northern long-side. The flat sides of the erratic boulders used as kerb-stones face towards barrows outside (as usual at funnel beaker sites). February 2010 (Vote or comment on this photo)
Chambered Tomb in Lower Saxony

Outline of chambered tomb with 23 uprights. The chamber, if still extant, has not been exposed at this time..

References: Sprockhoff, Ernst (et al.) – Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands – Teil 3 Niedersachsen - Westfalen, Habelt, Bonn, 1975, Atlasband p. 151/152, Textband p. 132
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Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by Martin_L : Center of southern longside looking East. The stones of all these sites located inside woodland usually appear more or less green from moss, algae and/or lichen, but some more protected parts still show the red colour of these glacial erratic granite boulders from Scandinavia. Februar 2010 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by Martin_L : Overview from the East, looking along main axis of the chambered long barrow. The "C" marks the position of the largely destroyed chamber close to the western end of the barrow. As both narrow sides are not preserved, the original length cannot be exactly determined, but probably it measured 30m. The width varies from 6m to 6,5m. Some kerbstones are damaged by blasting attempts and/ or fallen. Feb... (4 comments - Vote or comment on this photo)

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by Martin_L : Long Barrows' eastern part viewed from the NW. Most of the kerbstones are deeply embedded into the ground (eroded earthwork) and/or fallen and/or damaged. February 2010 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by holger_rix : Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab 10-2011 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by holger_rix

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by holger_rix

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by CharcoalBurner89 : October 19, 2021

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by johnstone : Side view and ground-plan (1929), Picture credits: Sprockhoff, Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands, Teil 3: Niedersachsen (1975)

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by johnstone : Reconstruction (1929), Picture credits: Sprockhoff, Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands, Teil 3: Niedersachsen (1975)

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by Traumrealistin : Visit on 15.10.2015 Enter the street Bakler Berg (at the busstop with the same name)

Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab
Suedsiedlung Ahlhorn Steingrab submitted by holger_rix : Information

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