donderdag, 28 mei 2020

Hunebed D47 in Angelslo, Emmen, English

D47 is the second hunebed in the suburb of Angelslo, enclosed in the small area between the Haselackers flats. Ten uprights and two keystones...

D49, the Popeless Church, English

In the 16th century this hunebed was used as a pulpit where members of the reformed church, led by hedge-priest Menso Alting, held secret...

Hunebed D50 in Noord-Sleen, English

To find D50 and D51, begin in the Zweeloërstraat in Noordsleen and take the second surfaced road on your right (this is a dead...

Hunebed D51 in Noord Sleen, English

Compared to D50, which stands 100 metres away on the other side of the road, D51 looks like a ‘stripped down’ hunebed. Stone robbers...

Hunebed D52 in Diever, English

D52 is a medium-sized hunebed consisiting of six lintels, three of which rest above and between the fourteen uprights. There are also two 2...

D53 at Havelte, English

At almost 18 metres long, D53 is the second largest hunebed in the Netherlands. Together with D27 it is the best example of the...

D54 at Havelte, English

According to van Giffen’s numbering system, this should be the furthest south of all hunebeds. But it isn’t, and that honour belongs to D47...

Hunebed G1 in Noordlaren, Groningen, English

Until 1982, this was the only known hunebed in the province of Groningen. Only one keystone, four uprights and two lintels remain. The most...

Hunebed G2 in Delfzijl, English

The hunebed story still had one surprise up its sleeve! Completely unexpectedly in 1982, during building work on a mound on a factory site...