This variation on the gilded book headstone offers a particularly elegant design, with taller book pages and a shaped vase at each corner of the base. With ample space to write an inscription and beautiful details, this headstone makes a fitting tribute to any lover of books. The second image features the taller VG16 vases which can be added to most memorials.
This memorial comes with:
As standard all of our memorials include:
Anything not listed above will be an extra cost.
Please contact us by email or telephone and our advisors will be happy to help. You can also add click the ‘Make Enquiry’ button or add your favourite products to a shortlist and send them to us for a quote. We can assist with all aspects of your order; from liaising with the cemetery, choosing the right memorial and inscription, adding bespoke etchings, memorial photo plaques and other grave decorations.
Once we have confirmed the final price we will ask for a 20% deposit in order to proceed with the order. For more details about payment and timescales please see our ‘Ordering and Timescales’ page or our FAQs.
Lettering: The first 80 letters is free. Each letter/character beyond that (cut & gold leaf or painted black/silver/white) costs £1.95 on a new memorial in Granite, Marble, Portland Stone or Nabresina. Contact us for a quote if you require lead lettering. If you wish to add lettering to an existing memorial this needs to be quoted for on a case by case basis. For more information, please read our Useful Guide on the cost of adding an inscription to a headstone.
Burial Ground Fee: These are the fees charged by cemeteries and crematoria. They are not a standard price but if you contact us with the grave location details we will be able to find out for you. Or, if you prefer, you could call the cemetery or crematoria directly for this information.
We deliver & fix in all areas of mainland UK (excl. N. Ireland).
Delivery is included in the cost of your memorial unless the delivery address is more than 150 miles from our Dunstable workshop and the order is less than £900, in which case a charge of £95 will be added.
We can change the size, material, paint colours, letter style, vases, sandblasted designs...or even create a totally bespoke shape for you. Contact us for more information and a quote.Get in touch
I was really pleased with my husband’s memorial.. all of the staff (especially Natalie and Sim) were extremely helpful and kind during a very tough time. Thank you so much!
Alanna W. Google Review: 13/03/2021
I would like to thank you for the efficient and friendly way in which you have dealt with the order. I have been to the cemetery and the memorial looks absolutely beautiful. If my family are looking down, they would be very proud of my legacy to them. Thank you once again for all your help.
M J Beczkowicz Extract of a letter sent by post: 05/09/2020
I just wanted to offer my thanks to you all for the lovely work that went into the memorial stone I ordered for my parents, it looks so much better than I ever thought it could. The whole process was made so easy for me, both in written and telephone correspondence. Please relay my thanks to everyone. I am very, very pleased and will definitely be recommending Memorials of Distinction in the future.
Jacqueline O Sent by email: 18/03/2019
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