The receptions of megaliths in Kreis Parchim

 

 

note about table

No. Location Later prehistoric receptions Historic and modern receptions References, sources
623 Domsühl
4485980/5928570
cup-marks on cap-stone (2); in neighbourhood: 300m SSW: see 628 mound ploughed away; damaged in 1913; excavated by Hollnagel in 1964; protected; restored with help of army; visited (6.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 412; BMJ 1965, 58-66
624 4485450/5928480 later finds: chamber contained modern debris and stones; late Bronze Age/pre-Roman Iron Age secondary burial; in neighbourhood: 250m SW: see 628 mound ploughed away before 1913; excavated and restored by Hollnagel in 1964; protected; visited (6.7.95): in someone's frontyard, next to old benches and table Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 413; BMJ 1965, 66-77
625 4485600/5928100 in neighbourhood: 270m NW: see 628 investigated by Schuldt in 1969; protected; visited (6.7.95) Ortsakte Sprockhoff 414; BMJ 1965, 57; 1972, 15
626 4485630/5927960 in neighbourhood: 375m NW: see 628 wedge notches; investigated by Schuldt in 1969; protected; badly destroyed; visited (6.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 415; BMJ 1965, 57; 1972, 15
627 4485520/5928900 in neighbourhood: 400m S: see 628 all stones removed after 1867 Ortsakte; BMJ 1965, 57
628 4485550/5928380 in neighbourhood: 200m WSW: late Bronze Age pottery (burial?) "large old-pagan burial site" (1942); destroyed at the end of the 19th century Ortsakte; BMJ 1965, 57
629 Frauenmark
4487020/5933420
cup-mark on corner-stone of enclosure (1) recorded on map (1768): "Hühngrab"; in 1804: grave-robbers; cap-stone broken up; one (?) investigated in 1816; 1912: plan to move it into a new manor park (not executed); excavated and restored by Hollnagel in 1965; protected; visited (6.7.95) Ortsakte; Beltz 1899, 102; Sprockhoff 409; BMJ 1966, 192-199
630 4487240/5932040 cup-marks on 2 side-stones (4, 9); later finds: early Roman Iron Age pottery (settlement?) and contemporary (?) secondary burial. "Papensoll"; near parish border; recorded on map register (1768): "useless pile of stones"; several stones broken up; excavated by Hollnagel in 1965; protected; restored Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 410; BMJ 1966, 183-192
631 4485980/5933840 in neighbourhood: 500m SW: burials, Slavic settlement pits recorded on map register (1768): "pile of stones"; destroyed after 1912; place of origin of the large erratics in the manor park; visited (17.9.96): identical with the stones which now prevent access to a path? Ortsakte; BMJ 1966, 200
632 here 3 further megaliths?   3 other "piles of stones" recorded on map register (1768) in Ortsakte not recorded; BMJ 1966, 200
633 Friedrichsruhe
4485110/5932670
  in 1912 official correspondences by Beltz about stone-robbing from one for road-building; investigated in 1804/5 (one) and by Schuldt in 1969; protected, since 1980 with sign; visited (6.7.95): a pile of stones Ortsakte; Beltz 1899, 102; Sprockhoff 406; BMJ 1972, 8
634     excavated by Schuldt in 1969; protected; protection-sign since 1980; visited (6.7.95) Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 407; BMJ 1972, 8-14
635   investigated by Schuldt in 1969; protected; protection-sign since 1980; visited (6.7.95): demolition notches Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 408; BMJ 1972, 14
636-640     4 other megaliths recorded on map (1768) in Ortsakte only 3 recorded
641-643 Goldenbow
confused with 548-550? see also 663-666
    in Ortsakte not recorded
644 Grebbin
4490420/5930600
cup-marks on cap-stone (24) 1931-39 desecrated with graffiti; protected, since 1971 with sign; one: several stones broken up in 1904 by farmer, police notified Ortsakte; Sprockhoff 411
645-651       in Ortsakte only 1 recorded
652 Herzfeld(e)     in Ortsakte not recorded
653 Kossebade     in Ortsakte not recorded
654     excavated in 1805 in Ortsakte not recorded; Beltz 1899, 102
655     drawn by Zinck in 1804 in Ortsakte not recorded; Schuldt 1972: Tab. A
656       in Ortsakte not recorded
657 Mestlin   investigated by antiquarian Lisch and destroyed in 1861 Ortsakte unsatisfactory: Beltz 1899, 104
658     investigated and destroyed in 1865 Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Beltz 1899, 104
659       Ortsakte unsatisfactory
660 Parchim     in extensive Ortsakte not recorded separately
661 Raduhn
4480450/5928960
  partly destroyed Ortsakte
662 Ruhn
not a megalith
    Ortsakte
663 (Neu) Ruthenbeck
4482600/5934500
cup-marks on cap-stone (?); in neighbourhood: 450m SE: Bronze Age–Iron Age urnfield "Teufelsbackofen"; drawn in 1865 (Bonstetten); 1930s: 'feeling of awe'; folklore: tale about giants' king in golden coffin; one cap-stone now in Crivitz at the front door Bade (n.d.); investigated by Schuldt in 1969; previously with information-board and rock garden; painting in Museum Schwerin; protected; visited (6.7.95): no board or garden Ortsakte Goldenbow; Meckl. Anz. 103 (1883); Wossidlo, Meckl. Sagen I, Rostock 1939, 105f.; Sprockhoff 405; BMJ 1972, 15
664-666       in Ortsakte not recorded
667 Siggelkow   excavated in 1804; protected Ortsakte not found; Beltz 1899, 103; Sprockhoff 416
668     excavated in 1804 Beltz 1899, 103
669 Wozinkel   excavated in 1867; stones removed for road-building in 1867 Ortsakte unsatisfactory; Beltz 1899, 102
670 Zölkow   excavated in 1806 in Ortsakte not recorded; Beltz 1899, 102
671-672       in Ortsakte not recorded

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