Germany Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Holdorf
by Holger Rix
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Holger Rix, on December 28, 2010, said:
Klein Hundorf Steingrab 1
Chambered Tomb in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
The natural preserve 'Naturschutzgebiet Radegasttal' stretches 2km
in NNW-SSE orientation along the east border of the meandering river
Radegast, 4km NNW of the town Gadebusch.
It is a mixed forest, and you can enter it from the NNW end near Neu Benzin.
A small path leads you along the forests border, and you come along a number
of very old trees with almost 2m diameter.
(It might be mosquito infested in summer)
There are the remains of four tombs in this forest.
One (not listed in Sprockhoff's Atlas) is located on top of a height close to Neu Benzin.
The other three are grouped close together, some 1.5km far from Neu Benzin.
They were destroyed in 1899, the stones were used for the building of a road.
This is tomb 1 of those three, nowadays only two stones are visible.
1. Public Information
2. Ernst Sprockhoff, Atlas der Megalithgräber Deutschlands,
Teil 2: Mecklenburg - Brandenburg - Pommern
Habelt, Bonn, 1967
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Photo taken in B104, 19217 Holdorf, Germany
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