The Boulder of Firtønderstenen

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This big boulder of Firetønderstenen is found in the forest of Vinskoven near Mørkøb. It is also known as Brændevinsstenen and Vinstenen.

Location: Skamstrupvej 85A, 4440 Mørkøv. - and then a walk through the forest.
GPS: 55.606771, 11.472535

Size: 2 metres high, 3,8 metres wide and 4,5 meters long.

Meaning of the name: Four barrows stone.

Material: Gneiss

Origin: ?

Legend: There are various other stories about this stone name. One version involves the lord after harvest delivered four barrels of brandy to the local farmers. Another version claims it was four bushels of corn. Allegedly, the local farmers gathered around the boulder to have meetings - and drinking the local brandy.