In English

Hökeri is an old term for a small shop.

Granby farm and Hökeriet is part of a tourist Viking route, as the largest rune carving in Sweden, Granbyhällen, is situated on one of the pastures of the farm. It has 185 runes on 10 square meters. On the hill on top of Granby Farm is a large area with remains of buildings from the early Middle Ages. In 1989 archeological excavations were conducted at Granby under the leadership of the National Heritage Board and Stockholm University. The conclusion was that Granby probably was an important farm or village during the late Viking Age (400-500 AD).

 


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