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thesweetcheat
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Re: Large stones
Feb 15, 2017, 21:27
tjj wrote:
Intriguing Rhiannon. If we are just talking large (tall) standing stones - either single or pairs, then I offer The Pipers, outliers of the Merry Maidens in West Cornwall. Happy to stand corrected of course but I have no recollection of them being described as fertility stones ... or have they?


Like the other pair of Pipers near The Hurlers on Bodmin Moor, and the Blind Fiddler in West Penwith near Boscawen-Un, these Cornish stones were reputed to be musicians turned to stone for playing the music for the dancing on the Sabbath that got their dancers turned into the nearby stone circles. Not sure I can remember reading of any fertility folklore or legends in connection with any of those either.
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