Staddle Stones - SOLD 

Staddle stones were used for hundreds of years throughout the British countryside to store crops off the ground before the rapid mechanisation of agriculture made them redundant. They were often then redeployed in the farmer’s garden because they are a great way to add character and structure to a garden. There are lots of regional variations in shape and the natural stones used and they continue to quietly enhance many lovely gardens.

  • £600 In Stock

    Item no:2162

    A pair of antique staddlestones from the Droitwich area of Worcestershire, the tapered square tops on riven bases. Carved from sandstone these stones have developed a very good patination of moss and lichen. The square topped shape is characteristic of North East Worcestershire. NB, priced as a pair. 18th/19th century 

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    Item no:1730

    A pair of old limestone staddle stones from Oxfordshire with mossy round tops on tapered rectangular bases. These stones are very evenly matched and make a good pair.  NB. Condition note—The bases of these staddle stones were previously stored lying on their sides so one side of each is relatively unweathered but this will change once they are exposed to...

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    Item no:1853

    A good pair of antique staddle stones from Leigh, near Worcester, the wide riven tops on substantial tapered limestone bases. 18th or 19th century  Priced as a pair.

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    Item no:2031

    A good pair of antique staddle stones from Somerset of similar but not identical size and shape. Made from Bath limestone they are in good condition with a very attractive patination of moss and lichen.  18th/19th century. 

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About Holloways Antiques

Holloways sell garden antiques and garden ornament, antique pots and planters, salvaged garden ornament and reclaimed garden ornament from our courtyards around the family farm, near Malvern in Worcestershire. We specialise in old English stone including old farm troughs, millstones and staddle stones. We also have a range of interesting garden sculpture, garden statues and contemporary garden art.

We are situated in the beautiful English countryside and a visit to see our collection is never wasted. You can browse for hours in the extensive courtyards where you might find an old stone cider mill complete with millstone, a stone tough for planting alpines, an early 20th century lead urn, or a contemporary sculpture to use as a garden centrepiece. All will make your garden unique.

Holloways have been dealers in garden antiques for over 25 years and Edward Holloway is one of the leading experts in antique garden ornament and vintage garden ornament in the UK.

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