GIS-material for the archaeological project: Rävsjö

SND-ID: SND 2205

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst


The information in the abstract is translated from the archeological report:
A new wind turbine with a connection road, a crane site and an electric cable that will be connected to a nearby power line, are planned within the property Rävsjö 1:1, Fivelstad parish, Motala municipality, Östergötland county. Several stone axes and other prehistoric remains have been found in the vicinity. The Swedish National Heritage Board's contract archeology division, UV Öst, has thus performed a preliminary investigation, conducted as an archaeological inspection, in April 2008. A total of 14 trenches were excavated on the field. A prehistoric hearth (RAÄ 85) was found in one of the trial trenches on the spot the wind turbine was planned. The hearth was excavated and interpreted as being solitary, since no other remains were found in the nearby trenches. The electric cable will be laid along an existing road and connected between the wind turbine and Rävsjö farm. Three trial trenches were excavated along the highest point of the cable stretch. In one of the trenches two hearths were found and excavated, of w

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Research principal

Uppsala University

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Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Motala Municipality, Fivelstad Parish

Geographic description: Östergötland, Fivelstad, Rävsjö 1:1

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

Planning of new wind turbine

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

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Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst. Uppsala University (2014). Planning of new wind turbine. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Field observation
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-04
  • Data collector: Swedish National Heritage Board, UV Öst

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Published: 2012-11-22
Last updated: 2016-07-06