GIS-material for the archaeological project: A sill stone building and a deserted medieval farmstead by Herstadberg

SND-ID: SND 2036

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst


The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
Norrköping municipality is planning for new industrial estates and road construction works by Herstadberg, Kvillinge parish, and for the moving and expansion of Ingelsta golf course. A previous archaeological assessment (phase 1) showed that there are several known archaeological sites within and nearby the survey area, as well as several areas which are likely to contain unmarked archaeological remains. A great number of trial trenches were dug during phase 2 of the assessment. Settlement remnants from the 17th or 18th century and what was probably a prehistoric hearth were found. To relate the remains closer to their context and dating, a more detailed analysis of historical maps was performed. The analysis showed that a farm has stood on the site, and that there are several abandoned building sites in the vicinity, deserted already in the 17th century and located on the site of the medieval farm Ströbo. The analysis also showed that the farms of Herstad village were not built on a common village site. Except for

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

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Method and time period

Time period(s) investigated

17th century – 18th century

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Norrköping Municipality, Kvillinge Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Kvillinge, Herstadberg

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Rebuilding of golf course in Herstadberg

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Associated documentation


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

Version 1.1

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Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2014). Rebuilding of golf course in Herstadberg. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Time period(s) investigated

17th century – 18th century

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-04
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement remnants



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Published: 2012-11-21
Last updated: 2016-10-06