This big boulder of Høvængestenen
also known as Dødemosestenen and Dødsmosestenen. It is found near Øster Ulslev. It is located
right next to the road. It is the second
largest stone in Denmark.
Høvængevej 12, Øster Ulslev - just
across the road from the house.
GPS: 54.667241, 11.615737
Size: 4,5 metres
high, 7 metres wide and 9 meters
long. It has a circumference of 25,3
metres. Estimate weight 737/400 tons.
Meaning of the
name: Named after the area;
Hay-field-stone. The name Dødemosestenen
refers to a nearby bog: "Death-bog",
which now have been drained.
Legend: It is
said to be thrown by trolls from west
towards Nysted, but was so huge that it
didn't reached all the way.
The second legend tells that some
creatures called "højfolket" have
retrieved the stone from the bottom of
Maribo Lake. They buried their gold and
silver underneath, before they left
It is also said that the stone turning
when it smells like fresh bread.