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Go Historic ID
319031
names
Hurlers Stone Circles
coordinates
50.516353° N, 4.458202° W
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Essays on the Hurlers Stone Circles

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 27, 2011

    The Hurlers consist of three stone circles in a line running NNE to SSW. They are strategically located on a high moorland pass between two hills (Stowe's Hill to the north and Caradon Hill to the south) and two rivers (the tributaries of the River Fowey to the west and the River Lynher on the east). As with virtually all prehistoric standing stones, their exact purpose is not known. There are several sets of multiple stone circles in southwest England and they are usually found on sites between rivers. continue reading →

Blog Posts on the Hurlers Stone Circles

  • Cornwall: Old Stones, Fish & Chips and a Castle

    Posted July 28, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford

    Sunday morning we had a decent breakfast in our Exeter B&B, where we sat next to a 60s-ish couple and their granddaughter. They were very chatty and immediately asked where we were from upon hearing our accents. They are from Dallas and their kids live in England; their cute little granddaughter had an English accent.…

Bibliography of the Hurlers Stone Circles

  1. Hurlers Stone Circles .” Cornwall Heritage. Web.

Article Info

Short URL
gohist.co/319031
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
First published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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