Category Archives: old memorials

Recent work in Aldborough

We installed a stone in Aldborough the other day, and it was a chance to see some of my previous commissions there, some of which are shown below. They vary considerably in style, design and materials. I have used all … Continue reading

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Kimberley church floor plaque

I was working in Kimberley church in Norfolk this week, adding some lettering to a large marble plaque, and was very taken by this wonderful 17th century floor plaque…… HEARE LIETH ANN THE WIFE OF EDMVND WODEHOUSE OF EAST LEXHAM … Continue reading

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Thomas the Wiveton millwright

I came across this lovely Yorkstone memorial recently in Wiveton, Norfolk. I love these stones that show the tools of the trade. This is really legible and sound after nearly 300 years……..a classic in my opinion. Interesting how the 1’s … Continue reading

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Norwich cathedral warning!

I was in the cathedral in my local city recently and had to pass by this stone, an old favourite. This photo was taken on my phone so not great quality but I think you can get the gist of … Continue reading

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a trip across the border to the badlands (well, Suffolk, and it’s nice actually)

I installed a memorial in Thrandeston (near Diss) this week and visited it to take some photographs with the sun on the carving. It is Woodkirk stone, from near Dewsbury. There are some pictures below CLICK ON THE THUMBNAILS FOR … Continue reading

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Oulton Church floor plaques

I recently installed a headstone in Oulton churchyard, near Blickling in Norfolk. I found some reather nice plaques in the floor – nothing particularly unusual but really nice lettering, There are a lot of these dark plaques in church floors, … Continue reading

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Amazing relief carving

I recently came across this in Oxfordshire and it took my breath away (well, sort of) I just love the boldness of the carving here. The date is 1713.

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