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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- Hurlers Stone Circles
- 50.516353° N, 4.458202° W
- Date Published
- October 8, 2013
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- April 11, 2015
William Camden records legend of The Hurlers
Historian William Camden records that local "devout error" claims the Hurlers are men who were turned into stone for playing the Celtic game of hurling on Sunday. The legend, and the resulting popular name, likely dates from the Middle Ages.
Stone circles later known as The Hurlers erected in Cornwall
Erection of the stone circles in Cornwall known as "the Hurlers."
- Hurlers Stone Circles Cornwall Heritage.