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Greby Gravfält (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery)

A long time ago, a band of scottish raiders arrived in Tanum, and
traveled into the Bullarebygden.
On their way back to the shore, they were attacked several times,
the first time around the church of Tanum. The survivors fled to the coast, and at Prästmyren, one of the chiefs were buried in Valbrets Grav.
The last fight was here at Greby, where the rest of the raiders were
killed and buried.

Ströböhög (Round Barrow(s))

Folklore says that Ströböhög was created by a giant, who was coming
from the Dalarna , carrying a sack with gravel. When the giant
arrived to this place, he stopped and looked over the lake Mälaren.
When he stood there, there was leaking so much gravel from his sack,
so the barrow was created.

According to another folklore, which was written on paper in 1667,
there is a cottage made of oakwood inside the barrow, where a light burns sometimes.
The key to the cottage is kept in the Nyckelberget (Key mountain).
Also there a light burns sometimes. A dragon is watching over
Ströböhög, and it's sometimes flies over to the Nyckelberget.
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