I havent visited the
boulder yet, just pinched a photo from
This big boulder of Skulørstenen
found on a megalith tomb named
Svindingedyssen, on a
field 170 meters northeast of the
address, and 70 meters into the field.
The tomb is a dolmen burial chamber from
the Peasant Stone Age; about 3000 BC
The dolmen is also called the
Magnusstenen, thanks to the code word
for dropping weapons to the resistance
movement during the 1940-45 occupation.
Locally it is said that this was where
H.C. Andersen wrote "I was born in
Denmark" and Svindingedyssen inspired
him to the phrase "ancient giant tombs".
5853 Ørbæk - and then
north-east into the field.
GPS: 55°13'54.0"N 10°42'11.5"E
metres high,3,0 metres wide and 3,3 meters
Meaning of the
name: A "Skulørvejr" was an
untrained animal, a sculled donkey. It
could be seen as a dog, a calf, a a cat
or as a tall man with a wide-brimmed hat
or a woman in a gray shitty coat.
distinctive name is associated with a
ghost, in the form of a black dog with
shining eyes, Skulør, who lives by the
dolmen. The locals know many
hair-raising legends about the Skulør,
who also visits the area's farms, where
it bothers cattle and warns of bad
A man from Frørup, Nis Mogensen, had to
pick up the midwife in Svindinge, and
suddenly the schoolboy was sitting next
to him in the carriage and then
Nis came out in a hurry and he ran all
the way to the midwife and left both
horse and carriage by the road.
The sculptor didn't like male animals,
and they could not be kept on the farm.
Once it tried to push a girl down the
well of the farm, and despite it failed,
she became limbs.