York stone is a traditional and dignified gravestone material which has a rich beige hue. Shown here with an optional Merchant Navy badge, the carvings can be simply cut into the stone or filled in with paint. The overall simple and understated appearance of this headstone makes the flower vase a focal point.
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 photoplaques 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 except where the delivery address is more than 100 miles from our Dunstable workshop and the basic memorial price is under £1200, in which case a charge of £120 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 would highly recommend this company if you are looking for a headstone. The process of ordering was straight forward, they were efficient & responded quickly. The actual headstone itself is stunning. The craftsmanship in making the angel is outstanding. Very happy.
Hither Green Cemetery, Lewisham, London.
Barbara J. Google Review: 12/07/2021
I was recommended to Memorial of Distinction by my late wife’s niece and throughout a very sensitive time in my life I found them to be exceptional. They were sensitive to my needs and kept me informed at all times, the workmanship was outstanding, and the attention to detail was second to none. An outstanding company to deal with, when you have to do something you really don’t want to do.
Aitch1952 Sent by email: 01/07/2020
My memorial was delivered and fixed into place last week and having witnessed it in person it is amazing, everything myself and the family wished for and more. Even during a global pandemic it was delivered promptly without any unnecessary delays. Would highly recommend.
Josh R. Google Review: 09/02/2021
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The Memorial Works
Southfields Road Dunstable LU6 3EP