staddlestone

staddlestone

(ˈstædəlˌstəʊn)
n
(Agriculture) (formerly) one of several supports for a hayrick, consisting of a truncated conical stone surmounted by a flat circular stone
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The staddlestone tops were taken from outside Arbury Farm in Withybrook Road, but thieves left their bases.
Andrew recalled: "When we bought thehouse, the walled garden was covered inbrambles but we started having a look atwhat was there and discovered the staddlestones and a hidden garden."
A MAN who stole staddlestones worth thousands of pounds from south Warwickshire gardens has been jailed for two years.