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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Twietfort Steingrab 1 Alternative Name: Sprockhoff 419
Country: Germany Land: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Type: Burial Chamber or Dolmen
Nearest Town: Plau  Nearest Village: Twietfort
Latitude: 53.395708N  Longitude: 12.273032E
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
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Twietfort Steingrab 1
Twietfort Steingrab 1 submitted by holger_rix : Burial Chamber (Dolmen) in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Small Dolmen (Urdolmen) in a forest near Twietfort. Might as well be a stone-cist, the age of the tomb is uncertain. Overgrown. We see a 1.6 x 1.4 x 0.3m capstone. Just one upright west, two in the east and one on the south short side. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Burial Chamber (Dolmen) in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Small Dolmen (Urdolmen) in a forest near Twietfort.
Might as well be a stone-cist, the age of the tomb is uncertain.
Overgrown. We see a 1.6 x 1.4 x 0.3m capstone.
Just one upright west, two in the east and one on the south short side.
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Twietfort Steingrab 1
Twietfort Steingrab 1 submitted by holger_rix : Burial Chamber (Dolmen) in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Small Dolmen (Urdolmen) in a forest near Twietfort. Might as well be a stone-cist, the age of the tomb is uncertain. Overgrown. We see a 1.6 x 1.4 x 0.3m capstone. Just one upright west, two in the east and one on the south short side. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Twietfort Steingrab 1
Twietfort Steingrab 1 submitted by holger_rix (Vote or comment on this photo)

Twietfort Steingrab 1
Twietfort Steingrab 1 submitted by weldersdog- : This tiny dolmen is dated to the earliest times of construction of megaliths in this area. The carefully selected capstone is near round and almost flat. The dolmen is situated on a modest but clearly visible mound. It is a wonder that this fragile site has made it in this condition till this day. What a beauty in this peaceful setting! Refereces: Ewald Schuldt, Die Mecklenburgischen Megallithgr... (Vote or comment on this photo)

Twietfort Steingrab 1
Twietfort Steingrab 1 submitted by weldersdog- (Vote or comment on this photo)

Twietfort Steingrab 1
Twietfort Steingrab 1 submitted by johnstone : Ground-plan and section (1932), Picture credits: Sprockhoff, Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands, Teil 2: Mecklenburg, Brandenburg, Pommern (1967)

Twietfort Steingrab 1
Twietfort Steingrab 1 submitted by holger_rix : Burial Chamber (Dolmen) in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Small Dolmen (Urdolmen) in a forest near Twietfort. Might as well be a stone-cist, the age of the tomb is uncertain. Overgrown. We see a 1.6 x 1.4 x 0.3m capstone. Just one upright west, two in the east and one on the south short side.

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