The receptions of megaliths in Kreis Rügen

 

 

note about table

No. Location Later prehistoric receptions Historic and modern receptions References, sources
148 Altenkirchen     in Ortsakte not recorded
149 Altensien
5414500/6026460
cup-marks on cap-stone (27); in neighbourhood: 150m W: pre-Roman Iron Age settlement "Goldbusch"; folklore: tale about treasure and spook; partly destroyed in 1848; protected since 1958; excavated by Schuldt in 1969; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte (map incorrect); Haas 1925, 72, 76f.; Sprockhoff 508; BMJ 1971, 133-141
150-166       in Ortsakte only 2 recorded
167 Altkamp
4593900/6021740
  "Hexenbusch" on "Tempelberg"; partly broken up; excavated by Böttcher in 1946/8; protected since 1949; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 488
168 4592770/6021700 in neighbourhood: 250m N: Slavic and early German pottery destroyed Ortsakte
169 4592640/6021440   excavated in 1842?; destroyed Ortsakte
170 4592620/6021410   destroyed Ortsakte
171 4592600/6021360   destroyed Ortsakte
172 4592650/6021360   destroyed Ortsakte
173 4592960/6021640 in neighbourhood: 300m N: see 168 "de Teetsbusch", "Teetbusch"; protected; visited (29.7.95): former hiding-place of children (?), desolate condition Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 489
174       in Ortsakte only 7 recorded
175-181 Alt-Neu-Süllitz     in Ortsakte not recorded
182 Banzelvitz     in Ortsakte not recorded
183-184 Bergen   destroyed before 1825 in Ortsakte not recorded; not known by Hagenow; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 9
185-186 Binz     in Ortsakte not recorded
187 Borchtitz
5414500/6042420
late Slavic secondary burial; in neighbourhood: 300m SW Roman Iron Age pottery "Steckgansberg"; protected since 1957; 1973-81: partly destroyed by pit and shelter dug during military exercises, discarded cartridge cases and tins found; visited (28.8.96): not found Ortsakte; BMJ 1980, 237; P.Herfert (28.8.96 pers. comm.): a tumulus?
188 Burtevitz
5410140/6026540
in neighbourhood: 100m W: late Slavic pottery; see also 189 near parish border; all long preserved by teacher Furthmann, at one he used to put a bouquet of flowers; one cap-stone removed; protected since 1957; 1974: remains of a camp-fire; 1987 protection-sign; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 505
189 Fdpl. 3 in neighbourhood: 50m S: Slavic and medieval pottery; 60m SE: at least 3 Iron Age burials, early Iron Age, late Slavic and early German pottery, pit; 120m W: Roman Iron Age pottery near parish border; partly destroyed in 1926 for road-building; protected since 1957; excavated and restored by E.Beltz in 1969; 1974: red nitro-graffiti removed; 1987: information-sign; restored in 1991 after erosion caused by nature and tourists who take stones as souvenirs; visited (29.7.95) picturesque with birch-tree Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 506; BMJ 1971, 85-114
189a-189b S of 188/189a in neighbourhood: 200m NW: see 188   Ortsakte
189c-189e SW of 188 in neighbourhood: 150-200m N/NE: see 188 all along parish border Ortsakte
189f 5409950/6026410 in neighbourhood: 100m N: see 188 destroyed by stone-robbers Ortsakte
190 5410900/6026140 in neighbourhood: 250 WNW: middle Slavic pottery; 120m E: Slavic pottery "Goldbusch"; partly broken up; excavated by Schuldt in 1969; protected; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 507; BMJ 1971, 125-132
190a-b S of 190 in neighbourhood: 20m W: Roman Iron Age, Slavic and early German pottery; 120m W: Roman Iron Age, Slavic, and early German pottery and single finds; see also 190 visited (29.7.95): not recognisable Ortsakte
191 Fdpl. 1
5410120/6026480
later finds: late Bronze Age (?) and late Slavic pottery; late Slavic secondary burial; in the direct neighbourhood: middle and late Slavic pottery, Roman Iron Age stone spindle whorl; see also 188, 189 protected since 1957, with sign; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1969; 1974: broken in from the top, remains of tracer bullets found; 1987: accommodation and shelter for soldiers; visited (29.7.95): shelter-like Ortsakte; BMJ 1971, 115-124
192-194e southern row in neighbourhood: 300m N: see 190a one near parish border; all visited (29.7.95): not recognisable Ortsakte
195 Crampas     Ortsakte not found
196 Dargast     in Ortsakte not recorded
197 Dargelin
place does not exist on Rügen; see 23. But note:
Durgelin (Dreschenberg)
5407400/6043025 more than one?
    W.Lampe, P.Herfert (28.8.96 pers. comm.); J. Pisch (May 2002 e-mail)
198 Dubnitz in neighbourhood: 200m SE: Slavic, early German and German pottery protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 473
199
=280
Dummertevitz
5409400/6026040
later finds: middle Slavic pottery; 9 late Slavic secondary burials and possibly 10 to 12 others ("Slavic urn cemetery") "Ziegensteine", "Zägensteen", "Blutsteine", "Siegsteine" and other names; one big stone with long grooves for breaking it up; folklore: tales about giants, victory memorial, spook; described by traveller Grümbke in 1805; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1969; protected; in 1974 and 1987 new protection-signs after vandalism; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 57f., 76; Sprockhoff 500; BMJ 1971, 143-151; BMJ 1972, 243-251
200-204 partly identical with 189a-189f?     in Ortsakte not recorded; Baier 1904, 12
205-210 Dumsevitz   investigated by Hagenow in 1819; destroyed and stones reused for the foundations of a barn in Ortsakte not recorded; Baier 1904, 19-24; BMJ 1955, 40-45; Sprockhoff 479, 480, 482, 483
211-212
214
      in Ortsakte not recorded
213     drawing in Hagenow's work in Ortsakte not recorded; Baier 1904, 22f.; BMJ 1955, 45 (Grab 3); Sprockhoff 481
215 Dwasieden cup-marks on 2 stones of the enclosure (3, 40) near field "Die Hölle"; drawn by Friedrich in 1806; partly broken up; during the 1930s 'arbitrarily' restored; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1970; protected; visited (30.7.95) Ortsakte not found; Sprockhoff 472; BMJ 1971, 161-177; Grütter 1986, 185
216 =215?      
217 Forst Granitz     Ortsakte
218-226       in Ortsakte only 1-2 recorded
227 Forst Mönchgut pre-Roman Iron Age secondary burial; in direct neighbourhood pre-Roman/Roman Iron Age settlement and hearth with burnt Neolithic stone axes ("ancestor sacrifice"?) "Herzogsgrab"; folklore: tale about spook; protected since 1948; excavated by Klinghardt in 1920-4, by Worm in 1924-8, by Eggers in 1928, and by Nilius in 1960, afterwards complaints from visitors about a 'field of rubble'; investigated concerning 'prehistoric mathematics' by Baumann & Seurig in 1986; leaflet; visited (3.8.95): information board Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 78; Greifsw. Mitteilungen 1926, 54f.; Praehist. Zeitsch. 1929, 267-271; BMJ 1963, 30; Sprockhoff 509
228-230     stones removed from several megaliths here for dyke building in Ortsakte not recorded; Mannus 1913, 238f.
231 (Forst) Pastitz   one protected Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Sprockhoff 485, 486, 487
235-236
238-240
Forst Prora   all protected Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Sprockhoff 475, 476, 477
237     "Sieben Brüder"; stones re-used for memorials in 1896, 1911, 1925, 1926; protected Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Mannus 1933, 347 and Fig. 14; Sprockhoff 478
241 (Forst) Werder
5413940/6045620
  protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 469
242 c.5414000/6045820   protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 470
243 c.5411580/6044450   protected Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 471
244       in Ortsakte not recorded
245 c.5411520/6049680 cup-marks on one stone (min.1) "Pfennigkasten", "Pfenniggrab"; protected; folklore: tale about treasure; visited (30.7.95): on the way to the Königsstuhl (there "Opferstein" and "Sagenstein") Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 68f.; Sprockhoff 467
246 120m W of 245?     in Ortsakte not recorded
247-249 Freetz     in Ortsakte not recorded
250 Garftitz
5412120/6027500
in neighbourhood: 150m SE: pre-Roman Iron Age pottery and burial, fire pit, iron fragments; 250m NE: late Slavic settlement; 450m NW: late Slavic pottery; 500m SW: Slavic settlement near parish border; protected Ortsakte
251     excavated by Furthmann in 1959 in Ortsakte only 1 recorded; Schuldt 1972: Tab. A
252-255       in Ortsakte only 1 recorded
256 Giegnitz     Ortsakte not found
257-259 Glowitz     Ortsakte not found
260 Göhren in direct neighbourhood E: pre-Roman Iron Age settlement (on top of Neolithic settlement) and hearth pit with 3-4 Neolithic stone axes (from the megalith?) heavily destroyed; cap-stone used for house foundations during 2nd half of 19th century; in 1961 one stone removed for Ernst-Thälmann-Memorial in nearby holiday camp; excavated by Hollnagel in 1962 Ortsakte; BMJ 1963, 7-30
261-263b Goor in neighbourhood of all: Slavic pottery   Ortsakte unsatisfactory
264 Gramtitz   "Brinken"; 1968 near tent camp "Bakenberg": masses of visitors; protected; 1979: protection-sign; partly destroyed in 1993 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 465
265-267       in Ortsakte not recorded
268-275 Granitz, Hof     in Ortsakte not recorded
276-279 Groß Stresow   one protected in Ortsakte not recorded
280 see 199      
281 (Groß) Vilm   partly destroyed; protected Ortsakte unsatisfactory; P.Herfert (28.8.96 pers. comm.): not a megalith?
282 Groß Zicker   "Swantegaard"; protected in Ortsakte not recorded
283-284       in Ortsakte not recorded
285 Hagensche Wiek
(3-4m under water, near Mariendorf)
  discovered in 1906 by Fritz Worm; broken up around 1920 Mannus 1913, 243; Sprockhoff, p. 74; J. Pisch (May 2002 e-mail), citing Worm in G. Paries (1926) Rügensches Heimatbuch, p. 62
286-289 Karow     Ortsakte unsatisfactory, only 1 recorded
290 Krakow
Grab 1
  robbed; all described by travellers Kosegarten in 1782, Grümbke in 1819, Droysen in 1825, Hagenow in c.1826; all: remaining stones removed in 1838/39 in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 10
291 Grab 2   robbed; excavated by Normann in 1803; investigated by Hagenow in 1825 in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 10f., 14
292 Grab 3     in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 10f.
293 Grab 4     in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 10f.
294 Grab 5   one stone "Opferstein"; robbed; Opferstein before 1828 partly broken up with wedges and one fragment re-used as a footbridge nearby in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 12f.
295 Grab 6   robbed; destroyed in 1824/25 in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 13f.
296 Grab 7   excavated by Normann in 1803; destroyed between 1824 and 1836 in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 15
297 Krakvitz
4593900/6021850
  "Fleederbarg" on "Tempelberg"; protected Ortsakte
298 Kreptitz (Kreeptitz)   destroyed? Ortsakte not found; P.Herfert (28.8.96 pers. comm.): not a megalith?
299 Klein Grubnow     Ortsakte not found
300 Lancken-Granitz in neighbourhood: 300m SW: see 188; 100m S/SE: see 189; see also 303 since 1950s all much objected to vandalism, but taken care of by the Furthmanns; partly destroyed; one (here or in Burtevitz?) described and poem by traveller Kosegarten in 1778 and possibly drawn by Friedrich in 1806; protected since 1948; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1969; all in 1970 used as stone deposit place of the LPG; visited (29.7.95): all postcard motive and tourist destination Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 501; BMJ 1971, 64-83; Grütter 1986, 182
301   in neighbourhood: see 300, 303 partly destroyed; protected since 1948; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1969; visited (29.7.95): four boreholes in cap-stones Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 502; BMJ 1971, 10-32
302 in neighbourhood: see 300, 303 two cap-stones removed; protected since 1948; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1969; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 503; BMJ 1971, 54-64
303   in neighbourhood: c.100m N: late Slavic pottery; c.140m E: late Slavic pottery; c.150m NNE: late Slavic pottery, Roman Iron Age spindle whorl; c.500m N: late and middle Slavic settlement, Roman Iron Age pottery; see also 300 protected since 1948; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1969; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 504; BMJ 1971, 32-54
304-307     destroyed by stone robbers? in Ortsakte not recorded
308-311 Lietzenhagen     Ortsakte not found
312 Lonvitz
5402400/6025560
in direct neighbourhood: flint material and late Slavic pottery folklore: tale about treasure; partly destroyed through railway construction; one depicted in lino-cut by Haye W. Hansen; 1974: layer of straw and "human leftovers"; protected Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 71f.; Sprockhoff 490
313 5402900/6026450 later finds: 3-4 urns (secondary burials?); cup-marks on cap-stone (c.4) "Fle(e)derbarg", "Friebarg"; folklore: tales about giants, dwarfs, spook; in 1832/4 3-4 urns found and re-buried nearby; c.1858 coin hoard discovered; protected; visited (3.8.95) Ortsakte; Pommersche Jb. 1918, 62ff.; Haas 1925, 58f., 63, 75f.; Sprockhoff 491
314     "Tangenberg" (?) folklore: tale about treasure; destroyed in 1834; stones used for well construction in Ortsakte not recorded; Haas 1925, 70f.
315-316 Mölln–Medow     in Ortsakte not recorded
317 Mukran
5409440/6041780
later finds: several (?) middle or late Slavic secondary burials; modern glas and debris; in neighbourhood: 150m NNE: late Slavic pottery; 350m SW: late Slavic pottery "Riesengrab"; folklore: tale about giant's grave; robbed; several cap-stones broken up; in World War II gun emplacement; protected since 1958; excavated before 1868 and by the Großnicks in 1983: covered with debris and rubbish; one stone inscribed "Schatzinsel" (treasure island); visited (30.7.95): in the past a hiding place of children (?), inscription not found Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 56; Sprockhoff 474; BMJ 1988, 85-93; Corpus 1979: 74 [Lancken]
318-319       in Ortsakte not recorded; is one the tumulus which is visible from 317?
320 Nadelitz
5405440/6026060
in neighbourhood: 50m N: Slavic pottery and two Slavic burials "Steenbarg"; stones removed for road-building; one described by traveller Grümbke in 1803, drawn by Friedrich in 1806; protected since 1957; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 495; Grütter 1986, 179, 185
321 5405540/6026080 in neighbourhood: see 320 "Riesenstein"; protected since 1957; 1991 not found Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 496
322 5406650/6026180 in neighbourhood: see 324 badly destroyed; protected since 1957 Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 497
323 5406760/6026200 in neighbourhood: 200m NE: see 324 robbed long ago; protected since 1957; excavated by Schuldt in 1970; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 498; BMJ 1971, 180f.
324 5406860/6026200 in neighbourhood: 150m NNE: flint material, Slavic pottery partly broken up; protected since 1957; excavated by Schuldt in 1970; visited (29.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 499; BMJ 1971, 181-212
325 5405820/6026160 in neighbourhood: 420m W: see 320 protected since 1957; 1996 hidden in a kindergartenyard, surrounded by rubbish; folklore: tale about breakfast table of King Karl XII Ortsakte; Sprockhoff, p. 71
326 5406240/6026480   protected since 1957 Ortsakte
327-335       in Ortsakte only 7 recorded
336-338 Neuendorf in neighbourhood: directly S of "Hünengrab" on map: Slavic and early German pottery   Ortsakte unsatisfactory; P.Herfert (28.8.96 pers. comm.): all no megaliths?
339 Neuhof     in Ortsakte not recorded
340 Nipmerow later finds: 2 late Slavic secondary burials with new stone circle and Bronze Age grave goods; pre-Roman Iron Age secondary burial discovered in 1967 as tumulus; protected since 1983; excavated by Rennebach in 1983; 1991: illegal rubbish dump removed; visited (30.7.95) Ortsakte; BMJ 1985, 39-75
341-343       in Ortsakte only 1 recorded
344 Nistelitz     Ortsakte unsatisfactory
344a       in Ortsakte only 1 mentioned
345 Nobbin
>1 (?) pre-Roman Iron Age secondary burial (cap-stone had already been removed); later finds: middle Slavic pottery, arabic coin (9th century)–used by Slavs as dwelling; in neighbourhood: 200m W: Slavic whetstone; 400m NW: flint material; medieval pottery "Riesenberg"; folklore: tales about giants and treasure; described by travellers Zöllner in 1795, Grümbke in 1803, Kosegarten in 1754: "majestic"; drawn by Friedrich in 1806 (Hünengrab am Meer, 1807); painted by Carus in 1820; protected since 1957; excavated and restored by Schuldt in 1970; investigated concerning 'prehistoric mathematics' by Baumann & Seurig in 1986; postcard-motive; visited (2.8.95): painted wheel-shaped crosses, runes and engraved line drawings; traces of a camp-fire Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 57; Sprockhoff 466; BMJ 1971, 153-160; Grütter 1986, 178-187
346       in Ortsakte not recorded
347 Nonnevitz     in Ortsakte not recorded
348 Posewald in neighbourhood: 300m NE: late Slavic and early German pottery; 375m NNE: middle and late Slavic pottery "Blocksberg"; folklore: tale about witches; cap-stone broken up; protected; visited (3.8.95) long breaking-up groove Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 74; Sprockhoff 492
349-350       in Ortsakte not recorded
351-352 Preseke
place has ceased to exist
    Ortsakte not found
353-353a Prisvitz     in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 16
354-357 Puddemin   folklore at the largest mound: tales about treasure in Ortsakte not recorded; Haas 1925, 72f.
358 Pulitz   destroyed by stone-robbers in c.1900 in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 17
359 Putbus     in Ortsakte not recorded
360-362 Putgarten     in Ortsakte not recorded
363 Quoltitz
5407740/6048900
not a megalith
cup-marked stone "Opferstein"; folklore: tale about sacrifices; large breaking-up grooves; described by travellers Zöllner in 1795, Grümbke in 1803, Kosegarten in 1794; drawn by Friedrich in 1806; protected since 1958; visited (30.7.95): information-board says that stones were removed for c. two dozend millstones Ortsakte; Grütter 1986, 178-186
364 Ranzow     Ortsakte unsatisfactory
365 Sassitz     in Ortsakte not recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 15f.
366 Schwarbe
4586360/6060540
  robbed Ortsakte
367-368       Ortsakte unsatisfactory: both tumuli?
369 Seelvitz
5406160/6027500
cup-marks on cap-stone (3); later finds: early German pottery and two hand-millstones "Teufelsstein"; partly destroyed by stone-robbers; protected since 1957; excavated by Hollnagel in 1970; visited (3.8.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 493; BMJ 1971, 226
370   cup-marks on cap-stone (5) and side-stone (6) "Hüningsbusch"; cap-stone partly broken up; protected since 1957; excavated by E.Beltz in 1970; visited (3.8.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 494; BMJ 1971, 214-226
371     protected since 1957; visited (3.8.95): not recognised Ortsakte; BMJ 1971, 213-232
372-378 Sellin     in Ortsakte not recorded
378a     discovered in 1996 P.Herfert (28.8.96, pers. comm.)
379-380 Serams     in Ortsakte not recorded
381 Silvitz   "Opferstein"; folklore: tale about treasure; drawn by Friedrich in 1806; described by traveller Kosegarten in 1850; protected Ortsakte; Haas 1925, 70; Sprockhoff 484; Grütter 1986, 185
382 Strüßendorf   folklore: tale about treasure; described by travellers Grümbke in 1805, Droysen in 1825, Schönholz in 1837, Reinhold in 1847; 1840-70: many stones removed Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Haas 1925, 69f.; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 17f.
383       in Ortsakte only 1 recorded; Greifsw.-Strals. Jb. 1962, 18
384 Vieregge     in Ortsakte not recorded
385-395 Vilmnitz     in Ortsakte not recorded
396 Wesselin in neighbourhood: 200m S: Slavic, early German and early modern pottery   Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 468
397-398       in Ortsakte not recorded
399-400 Wibbois
place has ceased to exist
    Ortsakte not found
401 Zittvitz     in Ortsakte not recorded
401a Zühlitz   mapped by Hagenow P.Herfert (28.8.96, pers. comm.)

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