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Mystery Back Yard Iron Ball Archaeology

I can’t think what this old iron ball hiding two inches under the grass behind my house might have been made for. The only possibility I can think of is that it’s some kind industrial ball bearing – but what kind of machine would use a ball bearing of this size, and what would have brought it so close to a house? [...]