The receptions of megaliths in Kreis Rostock

 

 

note about table

No. Location Later prehistoric receptions Historic and modern receptions References, sources
86 Alt Stassow
4540980/5990180
later finds: late Slavic pottery; 2 late Slavic secondary burials at parish border; robbed in c.1850; all sketched and described by Krause in 1896; partly destroyed; excavated by Schuldt in 1970; protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 360; BMJ 1972, 41
87 c. 50m E of 86 later finds: iron knife, late Slavic pottery; 2 late Slavic secondary burials, which destroyed the chamber at parish border; robbed in c.1850; excavated by Schuldt in 1970; protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 361; BMJ 1972, 40
88 c.454108./5990150   at parish border; robbed in c.1850; cap-stones broken up; investigated by Schuldt in 1970 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 362; BMJ 1972, 41
89 4540940/5989720   robbed in c.1850; destroyed; investigated by Schuldt in 1970 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 363; BMJ 1972, 42
90 Barkvieren
300m SW 91
  directly at parish border Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Sprockhoff 342 (map incorrect)
91 4532680/5995400 cup-marks on cap-stone (3) directly on parish border; broken up and destroyed in 1929 by farmers(?) Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Sprockhoff 343 (map incorrect)
92 1.2km NW 90   at parish border; in 1945 robbed by school children and farmers; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1965; protected; visited (8.4.95) Ortsakte unsatisfactory; BMJ 1966, 25-29
93 Blankenhagen   destroyed and investigated before 1899 Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Beltz 1899, 110; not a megalith?
94 Cammin   "Opferstein"; protected since 1966 (?) Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Sprockhoff 349
95 4524620/5985400   possibly this one sketched and described in 1890 Ortsakte
96-97 Christianenhof     Ortsakte not found
98 Forst Cammin
4524750/5987200
  protected since 1966; cap-stone re-erected by forest warden Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 347
99 4524540/5987200 cup-marks: 2 cap-stones (73, 18) protected since 1966; 2 cap-stones re-erected by forest warden Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 348 (map incorrect?)
99a near 98/99   destroyed around 1840; stones re-used to floor a ditch Ortsakte (26.11.1964); cf. Beltz 1899, 105 (Laage)
100 Gnewitz
cup-marks on cap-stone (13) partly broken up; all sold in 1929–36 to settlers as 'pile of stones' for re-use, but since 1937 protected as an "early Germanic grave and memorial"; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1965; visited (8.4.95): most are visible as 'tree islands' in the fields chaos in Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 350; BMJ 1966, 114-142
101     partly broken up; protected since 1937; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1965: 2 ancient oak trees cut down in the chamber in der Kammer gefällt; visited (8.4.95) chaos in Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 351; BMJ 1966, 142-158
102     partly destroyed in 1929 by stone-robbers; protected since 1937; excavated by Schuldt in 1965; visited (8.4.95) chaos in Ortsakte; Sprockhoff, p.17 (Grab V); BMJ 1966, 171-180
103   later finds: Slavic pottery; in neighbourhood: directly E: Roman Iron Age pottery partly destroyed in 1929–36; protected since 1937; excavated by Wetzel in 1965; visited (8.4.95) chaos in Ortsakte; Sprockhoff, p.17 (Grab VI); BMJ 1966, 158-171
104   several (2?) early Roman Iron Age secondary burials protected since 1937; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1965; visited (8.4.95) chaos in Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 352; BMJ 1966, 35-45
105 20m from 103 later finds: Late Slavic and early German pottery; 2 early Roman Iron Age secondary burials protected since 1937; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1965; visited (8.4.95) chaos in Ortsakte; BMJ 1966, 20-25
106     excavated by Schuldt in 1965 chaos in Ortsakte; BMJ 1966, 29-35
107       chaos in Ortsakte; BMJ 1966, 29
108 Zarnewanzer Scheide   destroyed in 1935 chaos in Ortsakte; Schuldt 1972: Tab. A
108a c.500m S of 100   destroyed chaos in Ortsakte
109 Kowalz
4536470/5987840
  protected since c.1958 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 359
110-111     in "Hünengräberschlag"; destroyed in 1792/3 and stones used for building the manor house Ortsakte
112 Liepen
4538680/5993360
  partly destroyed; protected since 1965; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1965; all megaliths geometrically meaningful (Kruse 1997) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 354; BMJ 1966, 71-85
113 4538730/5993360   protected since 1965; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1965 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 355; BMJ 1966, 85-111
114 4538840/5993150   "de Späukbusch"; protected since 1965 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 356 (map incorrect?)
115 4538940/5993020 later finds: 16th/17th century stoneware and roofing tile "de Späukbusch"; excavated by Beltz in 1926, and by Schuldt in 1965; protected since 1965 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 357 (map incorrect?); BMJ 1966, 46-70
116 4537880/5991050   protected since 1965 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 353
117 4538700/5993080   destroyed; next to it a memorial stone Ortsakte
118 4538650/5992760   "Opferstein"; destroyed Ortsakte; Sprockhoff, p.19 (Grab XII) and Beilage 5
119 4538800/5992360   destroyed Ortsakte
120 4537180/5991240   destroyed Ortsakte
121 4537270/5991390   destroyed Ortsakte
122 4536490/5991870 in neighbourhood: 200m NW: Slavic castle "Lieper Burg" destroyed Ortsakte; Sprockhoff, p.18 (Grab IV) and Beilage 5
123 4536610/5992420 cup-marks on fragment of cap-stone (min. 6) destroyed; next to it cap-stone fragment, now a memorial stone with inscription: "Rambler, do not disturb the forest's peace. Liepen 1925" Ortsakte: "several destroyed megaliths"
124 4537820/5992750   destroyed Ortsakte; Sprockhoff, p.18 (Grab VI) and Beilage 5
124a 4538750/5993160   destroyed? Ortsakte
124b 4538800/5993000   destroyed? Ortsakte
124c 4538850/5992920   destroyed? Ortsakte
124d 4537950/5992880   destroyed? Ortsakte
125 Nustrow
4540960/5989520
  near parish border; one cap-stone broken up; investigated by Schuldt in 1970; protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 364; BMJ 1972, 43
126 4541040/5989520 cup-marks on cap-stone (27); later finds: late Slavic pottery near parish border; partly destroyed; excavated by Schuldt in 1970; protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 365; BMJ 1972, 44
127 nearby cup-marks on cap-stone? destroyed; protected Ortsakte
128 Stormstorf   "Judenkirchhof"; drawn in c.1898; cap-stone broken up; protected; visited (8.4.95): 200m from modern cemetery Ortsakte Stormsdorf; Sprockhoff 344
129     "de blage Durnbusch"; drawn in c.1898; partly destroyed; protected; visited (8.4.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 345
130 Tessin   protected Ortsakte
131 Teutendorf   drawn in c.1898 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 367
132 4529360/5992580   protected since 1965 Ortsakte
133-134       in Ortsakte only 2 recorded
135     destroyed around 1900 Ortsakte Helmstorf; Schuldt 1972: Tab. A
136 Thelkow   near parish border; drawn in c.1898; protected since 1965 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 358
137 Vilz cup-marks on 2 cap-stones (24, 1) cap-stone broken up; one excavated in 1854; 1932: "rubbish heap"; 1933: the state archaeologist asks the local mayor to keep the grave in order; protected Ortsakte; Beltz 1899, 109; Sprockhoff 366
138-139       in Ortsakte not recorded
140 Wohrenstorf   drawing and description by Krause in 1896: stones removed for building a sheepfold; totally destroyed in 1898 before excavation by Beltz could take place Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 368
141 Zarnewanz   drawn in c.1898; excavated by Beltz in 1899: old photographs; protected since 1937 (protest by settler rejected) Ortsakte; Beltz 1899, 111-115; Sprockhoff 346
142     excavated by Beltz in 1899; destroyed before c.1911 by estate management and stones used for road-building Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Beltz 1899, 115f.; Sprockhoff, p.14f.
143     destroyed by stone-robbers in 1899 Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Beltz 1899, 116f.
144 Ziesendorf
4500800/5983500
later finds: Roman Iron Age pottery folklore: tale about treasure; excavated by Becker in 1930-5; protected Ortsakte; Mecklenburg 1935, 114-120; Sprockhoff 341 (map incorrect)
145 4500900/5983250   protected Ortsakte
146 4501040/5983220   protected Ortsakte
147 4501140/5983200   protected Ortsakte

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