Dolmen D18

Dolmen D18 is located in the vicinity of Rolde in the Dutch province of Drenthe.

dolmen d18

Dolmen D18 is located in the vicinity of Rolde in the Dutch province of Drenthe.

The dolmen is located northeast of Rolde in the vicinity of the cemetery and the Sint-Jacobskerk. In the immediate vicinity is a second dolmen; D17. The dolmen has been ‘restored’ by Joan Lodewijk Gerhard Gregory and looks ‘neater’, dolmen D17 is more of a ruin.

Dolmen D18 was constructed between 3400 and 3200 BCE. and is attributed to the funnel beaker culture.

The dolmen has seven capstones, 14 bearing stones, two keystones and two gate side stones. The gate faces south.

The dolmen is 12.6 meters long and 3.5 meters wide.

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