GIS-material for the archaeological project: Östra Malmskogen

SND-ID: SND 2037

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst


The information in the abstract is translated from the archaeological report:
By request of the County Administrative Board and due to local planning, the Swedish National Heritage Board's Contract Archaeology Service, UV Öst, has performed a desk-based assessment and a field evaluation by Malmskogen, Rystad parish in the city and municipality of Linköping in April 2004. The local plan might affect several areas with known ancient monuments and the purpose was thus to determine whether there were any remains in the development area in question. The evaluations showed that there are traces of prehistoric and historical activity within the development area, but due to weather conditions and waterlogged fields it was not possible to completely delimit all archaeological remains.


The information in the purpose is translated from the archaeological report:
The purpose of the archaeological assessment was mainly to see to that no archaeological remains were damaged by the planned development. The aim was also to elucidate the limits of the topographically estimated archaeological sites wi

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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
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Linköping Municipality, Linköping Parish, Rystad Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Linköping/Rystad, Östra Malmskogen

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Topic and keywords

Research area

HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
History and Archaeology, Archaeology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


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Local plan for industrial estate

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Associated documentation


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

Version 1.1

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Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2014). Local plan for industrial estate. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1.

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Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-10–2004-11
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Type of archaeological remains

Settlement , Grave, unknown type



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Published: 2012-11-21
Last updated: 2017-01-03