boundary watched from Latvian side towards Lithuanian side. The
crossing point is 340 m south of the manor of Griezes muižas (LV) and 700
m north of the manor of Griežės dvaras (LT).
Position: 56°25'19"N 22°11'29"E (WGS84).
boundary marker no. 0458.
hewn nature stone with inscription which might be of Curonian origin. Courland is now a Latvian landscape.
It is most likely a border stone between two manors from the 18th century.
Similar stones are the Russian verst (distance) markers, but since
this road never was any major road this is very unlikely to be the
explanation here. 5)
At Griežė (LT) and as well as at Grieze (LV) there were manors, Griežė
Manor in Lithuania was run until World War II. 9) One of
the landowners was Kaiserling, Baron of Griežė. The manor on Latvian
side is still being run. The Latvian manor is situated close to the
village of Kalni. In 1888 the church significant Latvian sculptor Karlis
Zale was baptized in Grieze Evangelic Lutheran Church on the Latvian side.
upper line seems to say K..rlen and the second Griežer.
Grieže or Grieze is the name of the village which is divided by the
border. Similar stones have been found in Western Courland as well as
other places in South Latvia. 8)
boundary watched from Lithuanian side towards Latvian side.
as above, but from a slightly other angle. The boulder to left might
also be an older Couronian-Livonian-Lithuanian tripoint marker.