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Lancken-Granitz 4

Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech


Southwest of Lancken-Granitz lies a group of 7 megalithic tombs, 4 of which belong to Lancken-Granitz, three to Burtevitz. They can be easily reached via the road leading southwest out of Lancken-Granitz. A sign points to the tombs. Lancken-Granitz 1 to 3 lie in a line running almost east-west, Lancken-Granitz 4 lies about 70 m south-west of this group of three.

Lancken-Granitz 4 is an extended dolmen with three yokes. All support stones are preserved. One capstone lies on top, a second one has slipped into the chamber. The third capstone is missing. The southern narrow side is half closed by a support stone, next to it is the entrance to the chamber. The north-south oriented burial chamber is 3.5 m long and 1.8 m wide. Its height is 1.4 m at the north end and 1.1 m at the south end.

Visited June 2021
Nucleus Posted by Nucleus
20th November 2021ce

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