Boy at rune stone in Furingstad, Östergötland, Sweden

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Where: FURINGSTAD KYRKBY 4, 605 93 Norrköping, Sweden

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When: 01 January 1900

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Boy at runestone (Ög 151) in Furingstad. The inscription says: "Torbjörn raised this stone in memory of V., Sven's brother".

Pojke vid runsten (Ög 151) i Furingstad. Ristningen säger: "Torbjörn reste denna sten efter V., Svens broder".

Parish (socken): Furingstad
Province (landskap): Östergötland
Municipality (kommun): Norrköping
County (län): Östergötland

Photograph by: Unknown
Date: c. 1900
Format: Glass plate negative

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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    • 14/Jan/2011 16:28:12

    Superb - is the stone still in place?

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    • 17/Jan/2011 07:51:32

    Glad you like it! :) The stone was discovered in 1888 when some work was done on Furingstad church. It was then placed close to the churchyard wall, where it still stands. /Anna B.