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Kung Ranes hög

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<b>Kung Ranes hög</b>Posted by L-M KImage © L-M K
Latitude:58° 33' 29.19" N
Longitude:   13° 57' 32.36" E

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Kung Ranes hög (King Rane's barrow)
On the cemetery of Flistad church lies Kung Ranes hög.
The barrow has a diametre of 25 metres, and i 5 metres high.
The top is flattened and has a diametre of about 5 metres.
No King Rane is known in the Swedish history,
but Rane is a noa word for the norse god Woden.

The barrow can be seen in GE

Info board on site in Swedish, English and German.

How to get there:
Follow the directions for Askeberga, but after the right-turn in the town Tidan, drive 1,8 kilometres instead of 350 metres, and turn right
at the white sign "Ranes hög 2". Continue to Flistad village and
turn left at a second sign that says "Ranes hög". Parking spot at the church.
Posted by L-M K
4th September 2009ce
Edited 7th September 2009ce