Hurlers Stone Circles Cornwall, England 1500 BCE
Dating from about 1500 BCE, the Hurlers are a set of three stone circles between two hills and two rivers in central Cornwall.
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Overviewby 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 →
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- “Hurlers Stone Circles .” Cornwall Heritage. Web.
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- Holly Hayes
- October 8, 2013
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- July 11, 2014