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Types of Monuments

This page will change from time to time with new examples of headstones.

Stone masons were foreever seaching to incorporate different meanignful ancient symbols into the design of their work from the Victorian and lesser so, the Ewardian era. Sometimes trades and professions were symbolised so as to create a lasting reminder of what the person was involved with during his earthly existance.

 STEWART grave
Heart shaped headstone


Broken column, symbolizing untimely death

Urn-topped column




Urn atop an elabortae monument

An elaborate monument from the Victorian period, c. 1860-1900 - Angel

Broken column, symbolizing untimely death-Victorian period, c. 1860-1900

Dove & rose

In our Father's house

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