GIS-material for the archaeological project: Graves and settlement at Tornby

SND-ID: SND 2011

Creator/Principal investigator(s)



The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Arkeologikonsult was commissioned by the County Administrative Board of Östergötland to conduct a field evaluation of the property Styrstad7:40, Styrstad parish, municipality of Norrköping. Two ancient monuments were previously known within the property; RAÄ 171:1 was a burial ground about 130x30-60 meters big, consisting of 32 ancient monuments; north of the burial ground was a stone wall system with a total length of approximately 360 meters (RAÄ 127:1). The reason for the evaluation was the landowner's plans to develop parts of the property. The current development work would be located within the area of RAÄ 127:1 and on the verge of RAÄ 17:1. Arkeologikonsult´s evaluation found that the burial ground RAÄ 17:1 was significantly larger than previous registration shows and that the burial ground extended into the planned area of development. In addition, it appeared that the remains of a settlement were preserved in the fields adjacent to RAÄ 127:1 and RAÄ 17:1. The settlement was given the ID RAÄ 161. Finally, the

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Protection and ethical review

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Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

New / Younger stone age

Late iron age

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Norrköping Municipality, Styrstad Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Styrstad 7:40

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Associated documentation


The ZIP file consist of GIS files and an Access database with information about the excavations, findings and other metadata about the archaeological survey.

Version 1.1

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Arkeologikonsult. Uppsala University (2014). Tornby. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)


Time period(s) investigated

New / Younger stone age

Late iron age

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-09
  • Data collector: Arkeologikonsult

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement , Burial ground



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Published: 2012-06-13
Last updated: 2016-10-06