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Laxhällan

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Gnarp
Other references to the location
Near Gnarps masugn (blast furnace) between Sörfjärden and

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Norrfjärden in Gnarp
Coordinates
lat=62.046472697035, lon=17.460503772757
62° 2' 47" N, 17° 27' 37" E
Description

Two Iron Age grave fields, one with 8 stone settings and 2 round cairns, the other with 11 stone settings and 1 cairn. The area is also a nature reserve.

Narrative

A holy burial ground for the Iron Age inhabitants. The stone settings and cairns are assumed to represent people that mainly occupied themselves with fishing and hunting. A whole set of rituals and cult based aspects were involved in the burial process.

Attraction
Ancient remains, ancient cult place and a beautiful scenery
Availability
100 meters from a small coastal road
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
No information on the spot
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Legal Entities
Comments
Please respect the visiting rules of the nature reserv!

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