The Boulder of Grønsalen

GRØNSALEN

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This big boulder of Gronsalen is part of a huge tomb, found on a field on the southern end of the island of Møn. It is the sealing of the tomb and the entire megalith barrow is impressive 102 metres long, 13 metres wide and 2 metres tall.
The stone is also known as Hvide Sten (White Stone). The tomb dates back 5500 years, where the large stone was split to be used in the chamber. 145 other boulders line the mount.

Location: Fanefjord Kirkevej 55,4792 Askeby
GPS: 54.896344, 12.151416

Size: 1,5 metres high, 2,5 metres wide and 3,5 meters long.

Meaning of the name: Green hall

Material: ?

Origin: ?

Legend: The legendary King Kong Grøn (Green / Green Hunter), who has given long barrow its name. Fane was King Grøns wife, who gave the name to Fanefjord. Green then ruled over the western Møn, opposite the Cliff King who occupied the eastern Møn. Both Kong Green and Fane was to be buried in the long barrow - Fane in western tomb which remains sealed by a large capstone. Kong Green was a great warrior and legend tells that he once killed seven giants in Østerskov- one in Bogø.