For a truly outstanding monolith memorial, 8" thick aurora granite is a wonderfully textured material for your loved one's inscription to be offset against. The unique shape and rich colour of the granite make this a headstone quite unlike any other in our range.
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
Absolutely outstanding service from start to finish. I am so glad I found this company! Every single person I have been in contact with has been so kind, understanding and there to cater to my needs. My sons headstone and kerb is fabulous and much more than I could have dreamed of. They dealt with me with compassion and talked me through every step of the process.
This was a bespoke memorial
Spring Gardens Cemetery, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Chelcie B. Google Review: 11/03/2022
I can’t thank Memorials of Distinction enough for producing such a beautiful headstone. It was everything and more, that I had asked for. Everyone in the family was very happy and impressed. So thank you again for that miracle.
Lesley, you personally were so kind and understanding throughout the whole process, I’m convinced you may have wings.
Helen D. Sent by email: 11/06/2019
Very professional and so helpful, they will help and guide you through the whole process and you don’t have to worry about a thing, nothing Is too much for them. I would highly recommend, the headstone was installed much earlier than expected and it looks amazing. Really happy thank you.
Tunbridge Crematorium, Kent.
Sarah S. Google Review: 19/05/2021
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