This big boulder of
found in the forest of Grib Skov. I
can't recall exactly where, but the
forest trail is only around 1500 metres
long, and it is real close, as the
picture above shows.
Grib Skov, right next to Smørstensvej,
GPS: Around 55.999002, 12.335270
Size: 3 metres
high, 3 metres wide and 3,7 meters
long. The circumference is 10 metres.
The weight around 30 tons
Meaning of the
name: Butter stone.
Light greyish-red granite.
says that the stone turning when it
smells churned butter. It does sound
strange, bt accordantly to local
legends, 70 boulders do that in
Denmark. Well, churned butter or freshly baked
Another explanation is that previously
sacrificed butter to the stone. Or that
in the old days, people put a knob of
butter on the stone. When the melted
showed you that it was the spring
Others recount that the name derives
from its shape, reminiscent of the
triangular stone in the old days used in
This might be another of Kullemanden's
atempts to silence the church
bells of Nødebo. Many years ago he was
so angry that he broke all the boulders
of Kullaberga and threw them at Nødebo
Church to stop the chime. The first roll
was too short. The next roll passed west
of the church with the killing of Small
Gribsø. The third wing of the church and
landed at Egelund. Since the fourth
throw did not reach beyond the "Tumlingevang",
he abandoned his project.