This big boulder of Orø
found on the northern end of the island
of the same name. It was found in the
ground at the farm Lindhøjgård in 1983,
and was moved to its present location in
1996. It sit on a little mount, right
next to the road in an open farmland.
Nesbyvej 34, 4300 Holbæk, and then 200
metres north along the road.
GPS: 55°47'10.0"N 11°50'05.4"E /
metres high, 1,9 metres wide and 3,5 meters
long. It is 8,8 metres in
circumference. Estimate weight is
Meaning of the
name: It is named after the island
it is found on. An old name is Warthærø,
another is Ourø. Originally, it seems
like the name meant "Guard Island".
Legend: It was
thrown by a troll at Kirke Hylling
Church, which it hit. It continued all
the way to Orø, as it was a powerful
throw, and sank deep into the ground.
Another legend tell: It was thrown by
the troll, living in the hil neat
Hyllested Church against Orø Church.
It is said: It turns when it smell
freshly baked bread.