The Staddle stone was originally produced to support agricultural buildings such as granaries, raising them off the ground to prevent vermin and water from reaching the stores.
They have been made in a similar design for hundreds of years and due to regional influences, come in various types of stone and slight variations of form.
Difficult to date , though most originals will be 18th century. They have been popular as garden decoration since the 1920’s.
They age beautifully and acquire a rich patina.
A stunning historical addition as a garden feature or edging for a driveway or path.
A statement piece.
This stone originates from a property in Winslow, Buckinghamshire. A thick, bevelled square top with slightly tapered base.
H. 650 x Top W. 480 x Top depth 180mm