Pictures from Skåne - Sweden - Ancient monuments

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Ruined castles
Askebacken (Torup castle).
Aosehus - in Åhus. The ruin of a castle probably built before the 1150th. Strategically located where Helge river once flowed into the sea. It was destroyed in 1569.
Beritzholm - medieval castle which was demolished in the 1530s. Today, there are mounds and the remains of the moat. Located at Bjärsjölagård.
Borravallen. Falsterbohus. Gladsaxehus (Gladsax east of Simrishamn).
Gyllebo borgruin - castle was built around 1540 on a promontory in Gyllebo Lake northeast of Simrishamn. After several fires was the castle abandoned. Today walls remind about the castle.
Härlövsborgen. Kungsbacken. Kungsmarken (Glomstorp).
Lillöhus - once a great fortress in the wetlands at Helgeå west of Kristianstad. The Swedes destroyed the castle after that Skåne became Swedish 1658.
Lindholmen. Månstorps gavlar. Mölleröds slottsruin. Skanör. Stenshuvud.
Skeingeborg - (Skeviaborg) is an octagonal castle ruins from the 1100s on an islet in Skeingesjön west of Osby. On the site is a meter high remains of the octagonal wall.
Stjärneholm.
Vallabacken - at Vitabys southern entrance is a circular stone clad ruin mound after a castle probably built during 110- or 1200's.
Vallåkra.
Vittsjöborg - on the isthmus between Pickelsjön and Mellomsjön in Vittsjö. Here was a castle in the 1300s that was destroyed by fire, probably during an attack. What remains are some hills.

Stone circles
Dalleröd. Ekeröd. Himmelstorpet. Mångelsten.

Dolmens
Gantoftadösen - dolmen from about 3600 BC in a field beside the highway just south of Gantofta. Consists of three boulders supporting a roof blocks.
Gillhög - is a well-preserved Neolithic passage grave along the road between Löddeköpinge and Barsebäckshamn.
Haväng dolmen - an approximately 5000 years old tomb at Haväng. A stone chamber tomb with a central chamber with roof blocks surrounded by stones. Beautifully situated on the Baltic Sea.
Harald Hildetand (Dagstorp).
Hofterup dolmen - just east of Hofterups church is a stone chamber tomb from the Neolithic period.
Skegrie dolmen - at Skegrie church is a well-preserved dolmen from the stone age around 3000 BC.

Galgbacken at Stora Harrie - Between Stora Harrie and Södervidinge are two dolmens.
Trollakistan - is a dolmen from the period 4200-1800 BC. Located along the road between Snogeröd and Höör, just north of Klinta.

Hollow roads
Järavallen.

Memorial monuments
Anderstorp.
Bombplanet 1944 - during the night of 29-30 August 1944 crashed several allied bombers in Skåne. One of them at Svensköp.
Battle of Landskrona - north of Billeberga is a monument of the Battle of Landskrona, July 14, 1677. The battle ended in a defeat for the Danes, who retreated to Landskrona.
Massastenen (Lövestads åsar). Stenbocksstenen (Stockamöllan). Västerstad (Peter Wieselgren, snapphanar).

Mounds
Björns hög (Stora Råby).
Bolmers högar - two burial mounds from the Bronze Age (ca. 1800-1300 BC) near the road east of Vellinge past Mellan-Grevie. Located on a slight elevation, from the mounds is a sweeping view of Söderslätt.
Danehög (Dagstorp). Getinge. Gyllhögarna. Grönhögarna. Hoby backar. Håstad. Häljarp. Karaby hills. Klacks backe. Klyfthög (Västra Karaby). Kyrkohögen (Lund). Landeröd. Ormhögen (Vadensjö). Puge-eget (Förslöv). Ramshögarna (Borgeby). Rönneberga. Salthög (at Salviken). Skälshög (north Lund). Sladderhögen. Södervidinge. Trollhögen (Trollenäs castle). Ulahög (vid Salviken). Varehög. Vihög. Västra Strö. Örtofta skans. Dellings hög (Östra Torp). Glumslövs backar

Passage-graves.
Danshögarna (Kävlinge), Erkes dös (Västra Torp). Gillhög. Hällekistan. Jättegraven (between Bara and Klågerup). Manhögarna (north of Löddeköpinge). Stenhögen (west of Kävlinge). Ålabodarna. Glumslövs backar

Rock-carvings
Frännarp - west of Knislinge. Unusual rock carvings with many carriages drawn by horses.
Järrestad.
Yxornas häll - south of Simrislund, on the road betweem Simrishamn and Brantevik, is a flat rock with rock carvings. On the is a large amount of carvings.

Offerkällor
Aggarp. Fru Alstad. Onsvalakällan.
St Olofs, Hallaröd located in a grove near Hallaröd church. During the Middle Ages a center of the Sankt Olof cult, and was probably already a sacrifice well..
Sankta Magnhild, Fulltofta Magnhild is a local Skåne saint, she was killed by her daughter in law 1215. In Fulltofta is a well that ran up on the spot where the carriers put down her coffin to rest.
Sankt Olof.

Rune stones
Flyinge. Fosie church. Fuglie. Hjärup. Holmby. Krageholm castle. Kulturen. Lundagårdsstenen (University Library in Lund). Runstenskullen. Simris church. Sjörup church. Skårby church.
Södra Villie - north of Rydsgård with a four kilometer walking trail past the rune stone and a view
Torna Hällestad.
Tullstorpsstenen - (Ulfs sten) a beautiful and unique runestone at Tullstorp church. 'Klibir and Åsa raised this monument in memory of Ulf'.
Vismarlöv. Västra Strö. Ålstorp. Örsjö church.

Shipshaped stone settings, grave fields, erected stones
Abullahagen.
Ales stenar - at Kåseberga is the largest stone ship in Sweden. Controversial origin, grave or calendar? Beautifully situated overlooking the sea.
Broås stenen (Broås käring) west of Vanstad.
Disas ting - in Svarte west of Ystad. Stone Circuit of unclear origin. Tradition say that the Virgin Disa had a session there. Could be the remains of a dolmen.
Grevlunda gravfält - 'grove at the graves' at Vitaby is a graveyard from the first millennium after Christ. A ship setting, a stone circle, six standing stones.
Häglinge gravfält - just north of Häglinge beside the road to Sösdala. Grave field from the second half of the Iron Age, about 500-900 AD. Remains of two stone ships and numerous standing stones.
Högasten (west Sjöbo). Kiviksgraven. Krutladan (west of Veberöd). Mala stenar (north of Hässleholm). Nunnäs. Södra Ugglarp. Vätteryd. Ängakåsen.

Cup-marks
Kämpestenarna in Lilla Harrie. Landeröd. Råby hällor.

Roads, bridges, mile stones
Brunnshög northeast Lund (milestone). Dösjebro (stone bridges, milestone). Grönhögarna north Lomma (mile stone). Hjularöd (stone bridge). Högseröd (stone bridge). Odarslöv (mile stone). Osbyholm (stone bridge). Södra Åsum (stone bridge).

Miscellaneous
Adam and Eve - two lime kilns at Bjärsjölagård castle. The oldest from 1865. The business was closed in the 1940s.
Gantofta, grinding grooves - sandstone rock with large number of grinding grooves. The origin is controversial: the farmers have in recent times grinded their tools, or maybe in the Stone Age it was used to grind stone tools.
Klackabacken - hiking trail west of the Left. Past ancient monuments and the defense facility Skepparslöv redoubts. These earthworks were built in 1678 during the Scanian War. Beautiful scenery.
Viken, grinding grooves - sandstone rock with large number of grinding grooves. The origin is controversial: the farmers have in recent times grinded their tools, or maybe in the Stone Age it was used to grind stone tools.
Vittsjöskans - memorial stone of Gustavus Adolphus near death experience 1612. A Danish fortification during the Kalmar War 1611-13. Highly situated between two lakes and a river.
Andrarum alunverk. Karl XI stenar. Stora Uppåkra. Tågerup. Vitabäckskällan. Limekiln in Smygehuk. Limekilns in Östra Torp. Ruined monestary in Åhus. Sliprännor (grinding grooves) in Gantofta. Kolabacken, light house place in Falsterbor. Hallsbergs trädgård (notheast Sjöbo). Skåre skansar. Råå vallar.

Litteratur
Fornminnen i Skåne. Christer Classon & Anders Dunér. Corona förlag. ISBN 91-564-0961-3.
Skånska fornminnen. Lars Magnus Enoksen. Historiska media. ISBN-91-89442-31-8
Skånska runstenar. Lars Magnus Enoksen. Historiska media. ISBN 91-88930-79-3
Fornminnen i Mellanskåne. Häfte utgivet av Mellanskånes Kommunalförbund
Rösen, runor, och ruiner. Fornminnen i sydöstra Skåne. Lena Alebo. ISBN 91-630-4127-8
Det medeltida Skåne. Peter Carelli, Historiska media. ISBN 978-91-85377-91-6

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