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Egge, Steinkjer

Prehistoric Norway Posted on Mon, May 28, 2007 13:56:42

From the south, drive through the center of Steinkjer (E6) and the sign to Egge will soon show up.

Egge is an area with several burial remains (33 in all) spread along the ridge (Eggevammen). Mainly mounds, but also 6 wide (diameter 18-29 m.) and lowlying stone-circles.
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In the cemetry stands this 2+ meter high stone:

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Helge burial site, Steinkjer

Prehistoric Norway Posted on Mon, May 28, 2007 13:29:36

Take road 762 towards Ogndal from the center of Steinkjer, after about 2,5 km follow the sign to Gravfelt 1,5 km. The site is located in a residental area, but has enough space. There are 2 large standing stones, each about 5 meters tall. One stonecircle with a center stone. Also large burial mounds.
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Behind the standing stone are the stone-circle.

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The public library in Steinkjer has an aerial photo of the area taken in 1960.

When you’re first out driving a visit to Bølareinen is higly recommended. Drive back to road 762 and continue north some hundred meters, ’till you reach road 763, follow this about 25 kilometers.