E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
at Stanton Drew, in the manor of Keynsham. The tradition is that this coit was thrown there by the champion giant, Sir John Hautville, from Marys Knolle Hill, about a mile off, the place of his abode. The stone on the top of the hill, once thirty tons weight, is said to have been the clearing of the giants spade.