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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Leetze Steingrab 8 Alternative Name: Wötz 8, Altmark 24
Country: Germany Land: Saxony-Anhalt Type: Passage Grave
Nearest Town: Salzwedel  Nearest Village: Leetze
Latitude: 52.761140N  Longitude: 11.032860E
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.
3 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 26th Feb 2022 - their rating: Cond: 3 Amb: 4 Access: 3 It is now easy to find, as there is a hunter's tower next to the stone grave.

johnstone visited on 25th Aug 2020 - their rating: Cond: 2 Amb: 3 Access: 3

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Average ratings for this site from all visit loggers: Condition: 2.5 Ambience: 3.5 Access: 3

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by Martin_L : The chamber is well preserved except for the capstones. 2 are collapsed into the chamber, the fragment of another capstone is visible in the forground. The orthostats are deeply embedded into the remains of the round barrow. June 2009 (Vote or comment on this photo)
Passage Grave near Salzwedel in Saxony-Anhalt

References:

Johann Friedrich Danneil
'Specielle Nachweisung der Hünengräber in der Altmark'
Sechster Jahresbericht (Neuhaldensleben-Gardelegen 1843)
No. 78

Eduard Krause, Otto Schoetensack
'Die megalithischen Gräber (Steinkammergräber) Deutschlands'
Zeitschrift für Ethnologie
25. Band v. 1893, No. 114, p. 151

Hartmut Bock, Barbara Fritsch, Lothar Mittag
'Großsteingräber in der Altmark'
Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt
Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle (Saale) 2006, No. 24, p. 112
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Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by krautrock : Leetze Steingrab 8. The south side of the remaining chamber. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by holger_rix : Leetze Steingrab 8 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by CharcoalBurner89 : February 26, 2022 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by CharcoalBurner89 (Vote or comment on this photo)

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by johnstone : Looks like a capsized capstone, Aug.25, 2002

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by johnstone : Remains of the chamber, Aug.25, 2020

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by krautrock : The remains of Leetze Steingrab 8.

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by holger_rix : screenshot from: Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 25. Band von 1893 Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT download: http://www.archive.org/details/zeitschriftfret01urgegoog

Leetze Steingrab 8
Leetze Steingrab 8 submitted by holger_rix : Leetze Steingrab 8

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