The Boulder of Bjerreby West

BJERREBY VEST

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This big boulder of Bjerreby Vest is found in a bronze age tomb; Bjerrebygård Dyssen, overgrown with huge oak trees. It is forming the western part of the now exposed roof.

Location: On a field near Bjerrebyvej 6, 5953 Tranekær. The oak-overgrown tomb is 200 metres west of the road and the parking lot.
GPS: 54.952900, 10.774730

Size: 1,4 metres high,  1,7 metres wide and 3,3 meters long.

Meaning of the name: I named it after the tomb it is part of; Bjerrebygård Dyssen, where it forms the western side of the roof. The name refers to an village and an farm, combined with the location of the bolder in the tomb.

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Legend: The tomb is from the bronze age, around 3500-3100 BC. It have not been excavated, although the central chamber is exposed.