The Boulder of Bolund

BOLUNDSTENEN

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This big boulder of Bolund Stenen is found outside Roskilde on a meadow. It is named after the 12 meter high moraine hill in the cove.

Location: Frederiksborgvej 404, Roskilde
GPS: 55.700280, 12.108058

Size: 2,7 metres high, 3,2 metres wide and 4,4 meters long.

Meaning of the name: A grove to live in, referring to the the aria it is found in.

Material: Gneiss.

Origin: Scandinavia bedrock, unknown location. 

Legend: The legend has it that it was thrown by a sorceress against the Roskilde Cathedral.
It did not get that far and can be seen at the Meadows of Lille Valby.
Another story goes that a witch in anger threw the stone after a troll. The troll got the stone in the head and sank into the ground - and there he is yet. If someone moves the stone, the troll's head again come into view.