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Hälsingtuna runic stones

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Hälsingtuna
Other references to the location
On the churchyard of Hälsingtuna, near E4
Coordinates
lat=61.75403510689, lon=17.080573871328
61° 45' 14" N, 17° 4' 50" E
Description

Two Viking Age runic stones, carved with staffless runes, one of them the largest in the country

Narrative

Runic stones were risen as a holy act to celebrate the Christening of the area. It could also symbolize the building of a bridge and

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other honorable acts. This runic stone tells us that it is risen in memoriam of four brave men and says a prayer for their souls.

Attraction
Ancient monument in an old rural and coastal landscape
Availability
Just beside Hälsingtuna church
Infrastructure, management, facilities
Church, toilets, parking
Local info
Old signs
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
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