The Boulder of Orestenen

ORESTENEN

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This big boulder of Orestenen is found in the forest of Tybjerg, around 130 meters south of Herluflille Møllevej, around 1500 metres from Suseå Landevej. The owners of the nearby Tybjerggaard' initials are chiselled into the rock. That tradition dates back to 1291.

Location: Herluflille Møllevej 5, 4160 Herlufmagle.
GPS: 55.344462, 11.779692.

Size: 2,6 metres high, 4 metres wide and 4,7 meters long. The circumference is 14,3 metres.

Meaning of the name: The meadows rock.

Material: Reddish granite.

Origin: ?

Legends: A witch threw it from a bell tower (bit strange, as the bellower usually is the target).
The stone was thrown after Herlufmagle Church; but the stone did not get far enough.
Thrown by a troll at Menstrup Bjerg after Herlufmagle Church; the stone got too far.
Thrown by a troll at Aversi throw it after Tybjerg Church; the stone got too far.