|The grave field of Lekebacken were used for a very long time -
the oldest part is the cairn (17 metres in diametre), which probably dates back to 3000BCE,
and the youngest ones is the low earth mounds that is scattered around the area - about 1000 years old.
The graves has not been investigated, so the ages are estimates
made by the Swedish National Heritage board
The stone circle is 13 metres in diametre and consiste of 9 stones,
1.2 to 2 metres high.
Info post on site in Swedish, English and German.
The stone ring can be seen in GE
How to get there:
From highway E20, take the exit to road 51 just south of Kumla,
and drive for about 7.6 kilometres.
Take left towards Kumla, and immediately left again, so you drive under road 51. Follow this road for 300 metres, then turn right
and drive for 1 kilometre. Site and parking spot to the right.
Posted by L-M K
18th November 2009ce