The receptions of megaliths in Kreis Bad Doberan

 

 

note about table

No. Location Later prehistoric receptions Historic and modern receptions References, sources
1 Blengow
4477920/5995680
immediate neighbourhood: pre-Roman Iron Age pottery; 100m E: flint material, pre-Roman Iron Age and German pottery; 300m SSW: Bronze Age and German pottery; 400m SW: late Bronze Age and German pottery. excavated by Beste 1871; visited (25.7.95): not recognisable Ortsakte; Beltz 1899, 108
2 4477900/5995900 cup-marks on cap-stone (14) and 7 wheel-shaped crosses; in neighbourhood: 120m N: late Slavic pottery; 500m N: Slavic pottery protected; visited (25.7.95): view to Gaarzerhof Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 329; AuF 1995, 140-144
2a 4478120/5995520 in neighbourhood: 200m NE: Roman Iron Age (?) pottery; 200m E: Slavic and early Roman Iron Age pottery, iron slag; 200m WSW: late Bronze Age/pre-Roman Iron Age pottery. visited (25.7.95): not recognisable Ortsakte
2b 4478120/5995580   visited (25.7.95): not recognisable Ortsakte
3 Bollbrücke
4496960/5994180
cup-marks on cap-stone (22); late Bronze Age secondary burial protected see Ortsakte Parkentin; Sprockhoff 340
4 Gaarzerhof
4476340/5997320
in neighbourhood: 180-200m NW: late Bronze Age/early Iron Age occupation pit, flint material, stone tools; 330m NW: early Roman Iron Age soil marks during World War I one with a machine-gun position and trenches next to it; excavated and restored by Schuldt 1967; protected; visited (9.4. + 25.7.95): sign-posted, information board, well kept, view of the sea Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 328 (map incorrect); BMJ 1968, 149-165
5 4476480/5997320
in neighbourhood: 80m N: Slavic pottery, flint material; 500-520m NE: Slavic and pre-Roman Iron Age pottery, flint material; 250m SE: flint material, pounding stone, late Roman Iron Age, late Slavic and German pottery boreholes; excavated and restored by Hollnagel 1967; 1973 vandalism; visited (9.4. + 25.7.95): well kept, view of the sea Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 327 (map incorrect); BMJ 1968, 101-119
6 Garvsmühlen
4477900/5996960
later finds: 1 Bronze Age and 4 Slavic secondary burials (or from graves nearby?); in neighbourhood: 300m NW: Roman Iron Age and Slavic settlement, late Bronze Age pottery; 300m W: German pottery; 450m NW: Iron Age occupation pit, hearth folklore: tale about parish priest; excavated by Beltz in 1895; visited (25.7.95): not recognisable Ortsakte; Beltz 1899, 119-121
7 Heiligenhagen   "RuheBerg"; folklore: tale about temple in Ortsakte not recorded
8 Hohen Niendorf     in Ortsakte not recorded
9 4480600/5998120 later finds: early German pottery; in neighbourhood: 230m N: soil mark, pre-Roman Iron Age, early German and modern pottery; 300m NW: late Slavic and German pottery; 300m W: soil marks, late Slavic, German pottery; 500m WSW: late Slavic pottery, iron slag "Klingstein"; directly at manor house; protected; visited (25.7.95): without trees great view of the sea, one stone split in two halfs Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 339
10 4480740/5998100   in the manor park; protected; visited (25.7.95): a pile of stones around an oak tree Ortsakte; V. Häußler (19.9.96, pers. comm.): not a megalith?
11 Kägsdorf
4478020/5999560
  near parish border; folklore: one with a tale about the 'wilde Fuhre vom Guhlenberg' Ortsakte
11a 4478340/5999720     Ortsakte
11b 4479340/5900380 in neighbourhood: 420m NW: flint material, soil marks, early Roman Iron Age, German and modern pottery in 3 pits; 500m E: Roman Iron Age settlement functions as measuring point Ortsakte
11c 4478460/5999990     Ortsakte
12 Mechelsdorf
4476800/5998280
cup-marks; in immediate neighbourhood and 80m W: late Laténe until early Roman Iron Age pottery; 45m SE: pre-Roman Iron Age (?) urn; 250m S: pre-Roman Iron Age pottery; 250m SE: flint material, early Roman Iron Age pottery robbed long ago; during World War II observation post, nearby trenches and gun emplacements; excavated and restored by Schuldt 1967; protected; visited (25.7.95): war-time use not recognisable, information board, nice view (ignoring modern buildings) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 324; BMJ 1968, 179-183
13 4477740/5999560 cup-marks on 3 cap-stones (20, 4, 39) and side-stone (1), plus 2 wheel-shaped crosses near parish border; "unauthorised digging in the chamber"; excavated and restored by Schuldt 1967; protected; visited (25.7.95): grown over Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 323; BMJ 1968, 165-177; AuF 1995, 140-144
14 4477720/5999650 in neighbourhood: 100m W: pre-Roman Iron Age pottery near parish border; protected; visited (25.7.95): grown over Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 322
15     destroyed in 1930 in Ortsakte not recorded
16-17 Meschendorf     in Ortsakte not recorded; V. Häußler (19.9.96, pers. comm.): both tumuli?
18 Neu Gaarz
4475860/5998980
cup-marks on cap-stone (18) and side-stone (4), plus wheel-shaped cross; in neighbourhood: 300m WNW: German pottery; 500m NW: early Iron Age and German pottery robbed long ago; measuring point; damaged in 1951: "Dachdecker [haben] im Grabe ihren Teer gekocht"; excavated and restored by Schuldt 1967; protected; visited (25.7.95): information board, view of the sea Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 326; BMJ 1968, 183-189; AuF 1995, 140-144
19 4476180/5998090 cup-marks on cap-stone (3/7); later finds: early German pottery; in neighbourhood: 300m N: German and modern pottery one side-stone used as endpoint of lightning conductor; excavated by Schuldt 1967; protected; visited (25.7.95): information-board, now on factory yard Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 325 (map incorrect); BMJ 1968, 121-147
20 Roggow   excavated in 1822 in Ortsakte not recorded; Beltz 1899, 108; V. Häußler (19.9.96, pers. comm.): a tumulus?
21 Wichmannsdorf     in Ortsakte not recorded; V. Häußler (19.9.96, pers. comm.): = tumulus "Goldberg"?

© Cornelius Holtorf, last updated on 15 October 2001