The Tårnborg Stone
   

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TÅRNBORG

the runestone

General Info
Map of Runes
The Runes
FALSTER
Sønder_Kirkeby
FYN
Bregninge F
Glavendrup
Faaborg
Nørre Nærå
Rønninge
LOLLAND
Brenninge L
Skovlænge
Sædinge
Tillitse
Tirsted
Tågerup
ZEALAND
Alsted
Eggeslevmagle
Fjenneslev
Flemløse 1
Flemløse 2
Gørlev 1
Gørlev 2
Kallerup
Sandby 2 (+1)
Sandby 3
Snoldelev
Sønderby
Tryggevælde
Tårnborg
Vordingborg
JUTLAND
ANCIENT STONES

It was found on the beach of Korsør Nor in front of Lille Taarnborggaard's field approximately 400 metres south-east for Taarnborg Church and approx. 550 metres From Taarnborg Castle ruin. Only at low tide, the stone, which has its inscription upward, was visible. It is possible that it may have been shifted to this location by ice or other factors.

Found: On the beach of Tårnborg, near Korsør.
Present location: Nationalmuseet, Frederiksholms Kanal 12, 1220 København K

The stone is granite and 99 centimetres high, 60 centimetres wide  and 36 centimetres thick. It was made around 1050 to 1100.

The inscription: "Guð ... fyrisēi ...bræts sial, hann gærði stēna ... Eðwin(?) brō(?)"
Translated: God ... take care of ...-bret's soul, he made the stones ... Eðvin(?) bridge(?)