Well to be precise, a Piper, the largest of the pair of megaliths close to the Merry Maidens stone circle near St. Buryan in Cornwall. There are also a pair of theories as to where the name ‘The Pipers’ originated. One is that they are the petrified remains of two pipers who were turned to stone for playing music on the Sabbath for the nearby dancing Merry Maidens, the alternative is to commemorate the two slain leaders Howel and Athelstane following a battle against the Danes in the 9th century. (FujiFilm X-T1, Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens)

Well to be precise, a Piper, the largest of the pair of megaliths close to the Merry Maidens stone circle near St. Buryan in Cornwall.

There are also a pair of theories as to where the name ‘The Pipers’ originated. One is that they are the petrified remains of two pipers who were turned to stone for playing music on the Sabbath for the nearby dancing Merry Maidens, the alternative is to commemorate the two slain leaders Howel and Athelstane following a battle against the Danes in the 9th century.

(FujiFilm X-T1, Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens)