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The Hurlers

The Hurlers are three stone circles situated on moorland to the Northwest of Minions. The circles are aligned Southwest to Northeast and consist of low granite blocks of varying shapes and sizes. They date back to the Bronze Age period. According to legend they are reputed to be the petrified remains of men who were hurling on the Sabbath. They are also thought to have an uncountable number of stones, a common folklore motif throughout Britain.


The Hurlers Stone Circles: click to enlargeThe Hurlers Stone Circles: click to enlarge

Directions: The circle is about two hundred yards from a car park to the Northwest of Minions.

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Lee Waterhouse
Ian Topham

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