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I've heard it say that a Yorkshire man is like a Scots man wih his generosity removed
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15-10-2015, 09:15 PM
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I have just bought the most rediculously large stone staddel .
I certainly don't need it and has no practical use whatsoever
I just wanted it
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16-10-2015, 04:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Muddy ->
I have just bought the most rediculously large stone staddel .
I certainly don't need it and has no practical use whatsoever
I just wanted it
Please tell me what a stone staddel is?
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16-10-2015, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by jaywalker ->
Please tell me what a stone staddel is?
Don't you have these in Australasia ?
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16-10-2015, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by jaywalker ->
Please tell me what a stone staddel is?
I think it is the same as a saddle but spelt differently .

An horsey thing.
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16-10-2015, 11:42 AM
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A Staddle stone is a (generally) mushroom shaped stone used to support agricultural buildings or ricks.



Used to protect against vermin & damp.

Nothing wrong with buying something you want if you can afford it.
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16-10-2015, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Grumblewagon ->
A Staddle stone is a (generally) mushroom shaped stone used to support agricultural buildings or ricks.



Used to protect against vermin & damp.

Nothing wrong with buying something you want if you can afford it.
Is that the same as a rick staddle ?
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16-10-2015, 05:11 PM
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staddle (noun)

1. (Agriculture) a support or prop, esp a low flat-topped stone structure for supporting hay or corn stacks about two feet above ground level
2. (Agriculture) a supporting frame for such a stack
3. (Agriculture) the lower part of a hay or corn stack

From Old English meaning 'a base'

A Rick Staddle...

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18-10-2015, 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by malcolm ->
Don't you have these in Australasia ?
No, we're too young. I've seen them in England but didn't know what they were called.
 
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