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Brukna Witch Hill

Läge
Land:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
Provinser:
Bauskas
Städer:
Dāviņu
Andra hänvisningar till den plats
The castle mound is located in the middle of a marshy valley, 250 m direction SW from the River Iecava and

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500 m direction S from Brukna Manor.
Koordinater
lat=56.46385, lon=24.4443333333
56° 27' 49" N, 24° 26' 39" E
Beskrivning

The hillock is often deemed a castle mound and is referred as this also in the Brukna Manor, but in fact it is not. The hill is without a plateau; there is no finishing or occupation layer. Diameter of the top of the hill is 28 m, height - 3 m. There are few birch-trees on its sides. A nice view to the manor.

Berättande

The hillock is supposed to have been refuge place in a marsh and there are many stories devoted to it. According to one of the stories the devil had poured sand out of his hat in this place. The Viksne Hillock and Witch Hillock are also mentioned in the stories. Probably, an ancient cult site.

Attraktion
Good.
Tillgänglighet
Extremely hard to access. In order to get to the hill, one shall cross 500 m of bog. During dry weather the bog can be crossed with medium-high rub boots on.
Infrastruktur, ledning, lokaler
No tourism infrastructure on the hill. The starting place to the hill is the Brukna Manor. The manor itself is an interesting sightseeing object offering an exposition, accommodation and catering (to be announced in advance). The manor is inhabited b
Lokal information
There are signs leading only to Brukna manor. No information about the Witch Hill.
Kapacitet
0 - 9
Publicitet
Known
Kommentarer
The hillock is well seen out of the windows and standing in from of the manor. Brukna manor is managed by a clergyman, who does not want to recognize the object as a Witch Hill (due to religious beliefs).

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