Antique carved 19th Century Cornish Granite staddle stone on tall circular base. Nicely weathered.
Imported from England.
Staddle stones were agricultural building supports that held up granaries, haystacks, and beehives to protect them from small animals and vermin and to allow air circulation underneath. Usually made of granite or sandstone they were carved from whatever stone was available.
Read about the history of staddle stones from our blog here.