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Hunebedden D3 & D4 Midlaren

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D3 Hunebedden


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GPS and Route

 

To get to the Dolmen D03 you can enter the best the following address into your navigation system.

Schutsweg 40,

9475 Midlaren

+ 53 ° 6 '27.88 ", + 6 ° 40' 18.64"

 

http://goo.gl/maps/25voC


When you come to drive you'll see soon the sign 'dolmen' on the end.


Because of the peculiar and funny situation, right next to the sidewall of a small farmhouse, this pair of hunebeds form one of the most remarkable in Drenthe. The two are in-line, only 5 meters between them. In spite of their neclected state, most of the capstones have fallen off, they are just beautiful, not in the least by the impressive branches of the oaktrees covering them. Together they have 13 capstones (some of them are really big!) and 28 sidestones.

Hunebeds come in pairs more often. D17/18, D19/20 and D28/29 are other examples.

Dolmen at D3 Midlaren

When you go looking for this dolmen you arrive at a farm. The old board with 'dolmen' there on treason location. Take a dirt road ends you come to an old farmhouse where dolmen D3 and D4 are. First you walk past dolmen D4 and D3 is dolmen at the end of the grounds. We're going to talk about now.

Dolmen D3 is quite large and very complete. Most stones that form this dolmen are really huge. It could be if you so call comes almost one of the largest dolmens. Yet all very messy lies with, especially since a lot of cover stones are located in the basement of the dolmen. Yet this makes sure everything is authentic about, namely this dolmen has had no renovation.

Both units are very large and both have nearly all currently cover stones. D3 is when you come to walk in the back, next to a huge old tree. This hunebed is still also never been restored on the repair of some after covering stones, in order to prevent that these would break.

Dolmen D4 in Midlaren

As you may just have been read by dolmen dolmen D4 D3 is next to the large dolmen D3. They are both next to an old dilapidated farm after you've finished a path. The site houses large old trees that make the picture complete it.

As D3 is this specimen very large and very messy. A few of the vast covering stones lie in the crypt. This is clearly a few dolmens, together they are also often called "Hunen Borg. Yet instances are both very worthwhile to visit. They belong to the larger dolmens and give a good idea how the megaliths go there have lain there for centuries.



Hunebedden D2 in Westervelde (near Norg)

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GPS and Route

 

To get to the Dolmen D02 you can enter the best the following address into your navigation system.

2I main road,

9337 Westervelde

+ 53 ° 3 '20:52 ", 6 ° 26' 44.65"


http://goo.gl/maps/ncfkw


When you reach address is before you Westerners killed enter a street off the main road. You have to drive into and then located on your right the dolmen.

D2 is a small hunebed. Originally there must have been four capstones. Two are still present and could be replaced on the sidestones. A third lies fragmented in the grave and the fourth is missing.The original entrance of the grave is still visible by the two passage side stones.

The place is not hard to find, nevertheless you will not find many visitors here. It is a very quiet place.

Dolmen D2 to Westervelde

The Dolmen is just before you drive into the village of Westervelde on the right. In addition to the farm is a field with this medium large dolmen.

He is not as complete but you can see where the gate was originally located. The dolmen has only two of the four original casing stones but are still present all eight of the side stones. There is a smaller square remnant of a capstone in the basement of the dolmen.

Yet this one is fun to visit. You can easily see what has been the original length. There are also two stone gate present.

Mid May 2011 it was announced that by Stichting Het Drentse Landscape This copy is undergoing a facelift.



Hunebedden D1, Steenbergen (near Roden)

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GPS and Route

 

To get to the Dolmen D01 you can enter the best the following address into your navigation system.

Main road 43-51

9307 Steenbergen

(Municipality Noordenveld)

+ 53 ° 6 '17:40 ", 6 ° 24' 37.95"


http://goo.gl/maps/nfqaK


Nearby stands a round stene wreath. Some people around there are of the opinion that it is a dolmen, but this is definitely not the case.

When you reach the fork is heaps, turn left and then you will necessarily be the sign dolmen.

The numbering of the hunebeds (D1, D2, etc.) was made by the late professor Van Giffen, an archaeologist of the Groningen University, who dedicated his career to make a comprehensive survey of all prehistoric monuments in the northern part of the country. The "D" stands for Drenthe and he numbered the hunebeds from north to south. The most northern, D1, is of medium size and situated near the village of Roden. It lies in an attractive scenery, on the slope of a small sand hill. It is pretty complete: all 6 capstones and 14 side- and endstones are present. Even the entrance with 4 passage sidestones and one capstone is complete.

At the time of the survey in 1918, D1 was a ruin. All capstones were fallen off and one capstone was broken into 5 pieces. Van Giffen cemented them together, erected tumbled sidestones and lifted the capstones onto their original position again. In March 1997 D1 was severely damaged by arson. The second capstone was split into pieces by the fire. At first sight the damage seemed to be unrepairable but after an investigation by experts an attempt to glue the parts together again was successful.

 

Dolmen at D1 Steenbergen

This fairly complete dolmen is on a hill next to a large dirt road. He is very accessible and is also next to a hiking trail. This is very unfortunate because it will quickly climb an object.

The dolmen is the most northerly in the province of Drenthe and therefore starts here census D1, also Drenthe1. The first thing you notice when you get to walk this is a very complete dolmen.

There are no bush stone longer present, but still all six slabs. The port is very visible as you can see in the photo.

What is also striking for this dolmen is that he is on a hill. It is a magnificent specimen. The colors of the stones combined with the surroundings are very beautiful. Definitely worth a visit.



Hunebedden D8, Kniphorstbos between Anloo and Schipborg

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GPS and Route

 

To get to the Dolmen D08 you can enter the best the following address into your navigation system.

Schipborgerweg 1

9468 Annen

+ 53 ° 3 '36.81 ", + 6 ° 41' 58.98"


 

http://goo.gl/maps/8xJ55


You can park your car drop at the beginning of the tunnel and go from there walk to the dolmen. Once you have gone through the tunnel you find yourself in a beautiful nature.


Dolmen D8 in Annen

This large dolmen is difficult to reach by car. The GPS sends you all over the place but the trail ends at a small tunnel. From there it is a five minute walk to this magnificent specimen.

At the edge of a vast forest area of ​​Anloo and Schipborg, this fairly complete dolmen quietly along a walkway. The port is clearly visible when there is only one gate stone present. This dolmen has all 4 cover stones and yet can still be seen in the original as it was found. There are no bush stone longer present, but this is one of the nicer complete megaliths in Drenthe. He is close to Hunebed D7, which is in the same natural area.



Hunebedden D7, Kniphorstbos near Anloo

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GPS and Route

 

To get to the Dolmen D07 you can enter the best the following address into your navigation system.

Schipborgerweg,

Drentsche Aa, 9469 Schipborg

+ 53 ° 3 '41.01 ", + 6 ° 40' 58.93"

Click here for the location of Dolmen D7 on Google Maps

If you're from there southeastern runs then you have after 500 meters on the left you've got a path where you can drop the car temporarily. If you do walk to the right on the path you will see him lie hidden on the right.


http://goo.gl/maps/hSsOU


D7, Kniphorstbos near Anloo

This one is not so easy to find. Hidden in the woods between Anloo and Schipborg. Turn right to a sandy road opposite to the estate Schipborg. Walk 100 metre and turn right. After a 5 minutes walk in the beautiful Kniphorstwood (military ground, but who cares ;-)),there it is; on your right. Not big and not small: 5 capstones. A 'low' hunebed; the 10 side- and endstones lie deep in the sand.

There are no provisions for visitors. It's the most remote hunebed I know. You will be alone with the hunebed in a beautiful scenery. Enjoy..!

 

Because of its outstanding archeologic value the Kniphorstbos has officially been declared an protected "Archeological Reservation" in May 2001.


 

Dolmen D7 at Schipborg

In a nature reserve just outside Schipborg is the dolmen D7. If you come from Schipborg to drive you can park your car at the edge of the area and so make a nice walk through the moors. You will pass old trees, sand flats and barrows. If you moonlight here runs through the area, you will see the moss on these hills reflect the light which is a very pretty sight.

If you walk a little further lies half hidden in the edge of the forest the dolmen D7. This medium-sized specimen is quite complete and it is evident that the port has been. All four cover stones are still present, but one large capstone is broken and partly in the crypt. The dolmen is about 9 meters long and 3 meters wide. The dolmen is quite low and there are a lot of moss on.

In combination with a walk in this area it is very advisable to visit this dolmen. You can also free car park directly next to the dolmen, it is a minute walk.



Hunebedden D6, Tynaarlo

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GPS and Route

 

To get to the Dolmen D06 you can enter the best the following address into your navigation system.

Dolmen 1,

Drentsche Aa, 9482 Tynaarlo

+ 53 ° 4 '29.23 ", + 6 ° 37' 46.41"


 

http://goo.gl/maps/g3KH8


If you're on the track comes then it is 200 meters on your left. If you come from the other side then it just before the track on your right.

 

D6, Tynaarlo

 

A mini hunebed but very well preserved with all boulders just in place: 3 capstones, 6 sidestones and 2 endstones. A cute little hunebed on its own quiet ground but close to the busy road to Zuidlaren and the railroad Assen - Groningen. Investigations by Prof. Van Giffen in the fifties proved the former existence of another 4 hunebeds in the neighborhood. He found an abundance of artifacts (potsherds, axes, beads, etc.), exhibited now in the Drents Museum in Assen.

Dolmen D6 Tynaarlo

there completely on the edge of a neighborhood located at D6. What time striking about this dolmen is that it's pretty close. All the stones are there close together and the dolmen has three slabs. He stands in the middle of a field on the edge of a street near the railway line. No wreath stones are no longer present and the input is also difficult to identify. Yet this small but striking megalith does have a beautiful appearance.

It is the only dolmen in the vicinity, but there seems to 4 dolmens in the neighborhood to have stood. It is definitely worth visiting dolmen d6.



Hunebedden D5 at Zeijen

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GPS and Route

 

To get to the Dolmen D05 you can enter the best the following address into your navigation system.

Witteveen,

9491 Zeijen

+ 53 ° 3 '42.83 ", + 6 ° 31' 52.05"


 

http://goo.gl/maps/ggA1F


If you then you see to the north drive along the main road from Zeijen a pice after a few hundred meters on the right. You have the dirt road on which there right before us. There is also a sign for indicating where the dolmen.


D5, Zeijen

 

You can find this small hunebed near the hamlet of Zeijen between Assen and Norg. Lying in a pit you can't see it from the main road but it is easily accessible via a paved side road. D5 was discovered in 1833 and dug up but not completely, for the 10 side- and endstones are still partly hidden under the sand. They support all 4 capstones. The base of the original barrow is still clearly visible. There is a sign at the mainroad.


 

Dolmen D5 at Zeijen

This dolmen which is on the smaller side is really responsible for. It is slightly recessed into a small pit which away only the cover stones are visible. Of the 8 original covering stones There are only 4 is provided. The port is no longer there though you can still see where the entrance is located originally.

The dolmen is located in a small park just surrounded by meadows. This is a nice place where you can relax quietly because there are plenty of benches.




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