The Alsted Stone
   

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ALSTED

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
BORNHOLM
JUTLAND
Öland, Sweden
ANCIENT STONES

The stone has, as long as it has been known, been in Alsted Church. At Worms time was the bricked-in to the porch. It was first mentioned in 1643.

Found: Alsted Kirke, Alstedvej 30, 4173 Fjenneslev
Present location: Alsted Kirke, Alstedvej 30, 4173 Fjenneslev, within the church.

The stone is granite and 143 centimetres high and 75 centimetres wide. It was made around 1000 to 1050.

The inscription: "Ǣskæll satti s[t]ēna þessi æftiR Ǿstēn ok FlīR, brōður sinn, sun Ǿstē[n]s, Aðalmæ[r]ki/Aðalmǣki."
Translated: Áskell placed these stones in memory of Eysteinn and (in memory of) Flir Chiff-banner/Good-sword, his (Áskell's) brother, Eysteinn's son.