This big boulder of Breddysse
found on a farm yard. It is part of one
of two dolmens (3500-2800 BC), which
have been exposed. Besides from the
boulder, here are two dolmens (which the
boulder is part of), and on the big boulder,
rock art from the Bronze Age (3000-1200
BC) is found: Cup marks and two ships.
The bigger ship is 132 centimetres long,
the shorter 36 (47?) centimetres.
Støvlebækvej 8A, 4200 Slagelse.
GPS: 55.432892, 11.230337
metres high, 2,6 metres wide and 4,1
meters long. The weight is above 15
Meaning of the
name: Wide dolmen after the dolmen
it is part of.
Grenade-bearing migmatitic gneiss.
Larsen was called Vice Knud, and it was
told that he made his wisdom out at the
Breddyssen. Every New Year's Eve, he
rode out to the dolmens, and there he
learned his arts.
Vilhelm Knudsen told in 1936 - "I
remember from my childhood that my
grandfather sacrificed to the
High-People, the legendary folks, every
year. It happened Christmas Eve in the
late afternoon. Knud told his wife to
take a basket and put some of the best
in the house: Cake, pork, sausage, etc.
In addition, he added some money to the
basket. Then he rode on a certain of his
horses to the ground, rode 3 times
around the dolmens and then put the food
and the money on a flat stone. In the
morning the offering was always gone.
According to some
locals, a king should be buried under
the large boulder, and his queen under
the smaller one.
many deep cup marks.
ship: 132 centimetres
ship: 36 centimetres - or is is 47?