The Fjenneslev Stone
   

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FJENNESLEV

the runestone

General Info
Map of Runes
The Runes
FALSTER
Sønder_Kirkeby
FYN
Bregninge F
Glavendrup
Faaborg
Nørre Nærå
Rønninge
LOLLAND
Brenninge L
Skovlænge
Sædinge
Tillitse
Tirsted
Tågerup
ZEALAND
Alsted
Eggeslevmagle
Fjenneslev
Flemløse 1
Flemløse 2
Gørlev 1
Gørlev 2
Kallerup
Sandby 2 (+1)
Sandby 3
Sønderby

This rune stone was found in 1830 during the demolition of the cemetery dike and deposited in the cemetery. In 1910, the stone was recovered in the same place. It is also known as the Sasser Stone. The bridge which Sassurr build is still here.

Found: Fjenneslev Kirke, Langtoftevej 2A ,4173 Fjenneslev
Present location: Fjenneslev Kirke, Langtoftevej 2A ,4173 Fjenneslev

The stone is granite, 220 centimetres high, 126 centimetres wide and up to 63 centimetres thick. It was carved between 1000 and 1050.

The inscription: "Sassurr rēsþi stēn en gerði brō."
Translated: Sassurr raised the stone and made the bridge.