The Tågerup Stone
   

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TÅGERUP

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

The stone was found in a field related to Tågerup rectory in 1868. It was found with runes face down and split before the runes were discovered. It was joined and bricked into Tågerup church porch outside wall in 1869.

Found: Tågerup Kirke, Tågerupvej 2a 4970 Rødby
Present location: Tågerup Kirke, Tågerupvej 2a 4970 Rødby

The stone is granite and 156 centimetres high, 146 centimetres wide and up to 32 centimetres thick. It was made somewhere between 970 and 1020.

The inscription: "Øystæins syniR ræisþu stæin þannsi æft Spærlu, brōður sinn, skipara ĀsbiarnaR Næfs."
Translated: Eysteinn's sons raised this stone in memory of Sperla, their brother, Ásbjǫrn Nef's seaman.