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Hög church with surroundings

Location
State:
Sweden
Region:
Gavle
County:
Gävleborg
Parish:
Hög
Other references to the location
Near the church in Hög outside Hudiksvall
Coordinates
lat=61.766358298492, lon=17.039745257302
61° 45' 58" N, 17° 2' 23" E
Description

Large grave mounds from the Early Iron Age, runic stones, funerary globes, an excavated cult place stone circle, a church from 1191-1192, an old churchyard

Narrative

The mounds were built to honor and

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worship the ancestors. A house from the 3rd century AC contained cult activities. The runic stones were risen as a honorable and ritual act. The stone circle was used during the late Iron Age cult. Only the cult leader was allowed inside. The church was built here because of the greatness of the places history.

Attraction
Beautiful environment and interesting historic and ritual monuments
Availability
An accessible milieu arund the church in Hög
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No infrastructure on the site
Local info
Old county museum sign
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Popular
Legal Status
Legal Entities
Comments
Please respect the churchyard and the crops in the fields.

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