What was your original face?

What was your original face?

Stone circle in Steinkjer

Prehistoric NorwayPosted by Vidar Thu, May 24, 2007 21:12:37
Placed in the garden of the Tingvoll Park Hotell in Steinkjer the remains of this stone circle consists of 38 stones (of originally probably 45).
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It's 9 meters at the widest, and must originally have been about 40 meters long.

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The area once sported other stone circles, 3 standing stones and several burialmounds according to a map drawn in 1816 by L.D. Klüwer (published in Klüwers Norsk mindesmerker 1823, and in the 2 works mentioned under).
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The stones painted by Jac. Pedersen in 1821:

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Sources:

Fornminner og oldsaker i Steinkjer kommune
/ Gunnar Groven
Steinkjer : Steinkjer kommune, 1992. - 36 s.

Det var en gang : funn og fornminner i Egge

Steinkjer : Egge historielag, 1992. - 83 s.

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