Jacob’s Pillar Stone

Jacob’s Pillar Stone

Pillar Stone
Jacob's Pillar Stone Long resided as the Coronation Stone in St. Edward's Chapel in Westminister Abbey in Britain. No other object has been given such high honors. "The rings in the ends of the Stone would indicate that porter poles were once used to transport the Stone. At first, it would appear as if two poles were used, one of them passed through the ring at each end, so that four persons would be required to carry it. However, when turned up, these rings protrude above the top of the stone, enabling one pole to be passed through both rings across the top of the Stone, theoretically allowing it to be carried by only two persons. "In preparation for King George V's coronation, the Stone was temporarily removed from the…
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