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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' Alternative Name: Grab IX, Sprockhoff 855
Country: Germany Land: Lower Saxony, Bremen Type: Long Barrow
Nearest Town: Bremen  Nearest Village: Groß Berßen
Latitude: 52.790581N  Longitude: 7.498768E
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
4

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Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene'
Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' submitted by stollentroll : chambered tomb Gross Berssen 9, Siedlung Groß Berßen (Gross Berssen) (Vote or comment on this photo)
Long Barrow with Chambered Tomb in Lower Saxony

To east of town, in woods past the wind generator.
The site measures up to about 24 Meters in length.
The actual chambered tomb measures 4.5 Meters by 2 Meters and consists of 6 uprights but no cap stones.
About 17 external perimeter stones survive.
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Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene'
Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' submitted by Martin_L : Right: two remaining kerbstones at eastern part of long barrows' SW longside. Halfways embedded into the eroded and moved earthwork, but still in situ. Left: "Spirit of the site" September 2011 (3 comments - Vote or comment on this photo)

Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene'
Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' submitted by Martin_L : Northwestern half of the 30m by 6m rectangular long barrow. Foreground showing the remains of the 7m by 3,5m chamber. Several fallen kerbstones are visible in the background. The site was abused as a quarry in historic site. Nevertheless still impressive. It is part of a larger Necropolis: several later barrows are nearby. April 2010 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene'
Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' submitted by Martin_L : Long barrows' chamber (7m by 3,5m). View towards West. Six (out of probably 10) halfways exposed orthostats survided the historic destruction attempts. Five are in situ while 1 is obviously moved (foreground right in this photo). The capstones are robbed. The entrance/passage part is lost too. Located inside a pit. September 2011 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene'
Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' submitted by Martin_L : Left: Long barrows' chamber (7m by 3,5m). View from SW. Six (out of probably 10) halfways exposed orthostats survided the historic destruction attempts. Five are in situ while 1 is slightly moved. The capstones are robbed. The entrance/passage part is lost too. Located inside a pit. Right: a dead tree at long barrows' edge, sculptured by woodpeckers and bugs. September 2011 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene'
Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' submitted by johnstone : Ground-plan (1926), Picture credits: Sprockhoff, Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands, Teil 3: Niedersachsen (1975) (Vote or comment on this photo)

Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene'
Gross Berssen Steingrab 9 'Brutsteene' submitted by stollentroll : chambered tomb Gross Berssen 9, Siedlung Groß Berßen (Gross Berssen)

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Re: Siedlung Gross Berssen Grosssteingrab by stollentroll on Monday, 31 July 2006
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please rename: Gross Berssen (9)
alternate names: Brutsteene, Siedlung Groß Berßen, Sprockhoff 855

exact position: 52.79055 N, 7.49915 E
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