HEADSTONES

Wardstone has been creating and installing headstones and memorials for three generations now and we have lots of experience to help you choose a Headstone. We install and letter headstones in graveyards all over Donegal, Derry, Dublin and Northern Ireland. The gallery below features a few of our more popular designs. If you would like to see our full range, you can visit our showroom in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal.
Heart Headstone
New ; Heart Headstone with tree carving
This Memorial is made from bahama Blue granite . This heart memorial has a craving of a tree onto its left side

 

Headstone Celtic Cross D
Headstone Celtic Cross D

This Celtic cross Design D is a popular design. It can be stood on two bases or one, This example has two base. Really nice carving with antique finish
This headstone alone is 40″w x 32″hx 4″

Headstone Ballybrack
Modern Cross Headstone

Memorial with curved side . This headstone has textured effect on side with carving of cross with flower.  It is approx 38″h x 34″wide x 5″.The base 

is 38″w x 7″h x 12″

Heart and Bible memorial
This Memorial is made from black granite . The memorial has two statues , and a bible which is encompassed
within a heart shaped arc. The statues can be changes for other similar type statues
Inish cross headstone
Inish Cross Headstone
This headstone is made Auora Indian granite.  It has a raised cross which is placed on a chissled background.
Modern Cross Headstone
This headstone is made of Bahama Blue granite and also has a Honed Finish. The Cross is cut right through the headstone
Double Tulip Headstone
This Memorial is made from black granite and has Recessed grooves on each side. The headstone is 38″ w x 31″ x 4″
Headstone Oval Edge
This headstone is made from Bahama Blue granite.  It has rough pitched sides Size is 34″h x 32″w x 4″ plus the base
Pitched side Gravestone
Single Tulip Headstone
This Memorial is made from black granite and has Recessed grooves on each side. The headstone is 35″ w x 31″ x 4″
Memorial 9
This headstone is made from Black Granite. It is shown here with a bronze cross . Size is 30″h x 36″w x 4″ plus the base
OG Top Headstone LG
This is an OG top headstone in light grey granite. It is shown here with a statue . The size of this stone is 30″ x 30″ x 4 plus the base
Cetlic Cross SG
Memorial Bocan
Donegal Memorial Bocan. This is a Celtic Cross that is on a wedge shaped base. The cross has five different panals that have deep hand carving. The cross itself is six inches deep so is quite substantial. This headstone is made of black granite.
Celtic Cross 1B
This is a smaller version of a Celtic Cross. It has celtic interlacing with a carved rope adorning the cross. This memorial is made of black granite. Approx overall size is
Memorial 11
This material is a light grey granite. It is 30″ x 30″x4″ and is a square shape headstone with a recessed boarder that has a fine bushammerred finish as well as on the sides.
Memorial-7
Black granite headstone
Memorial OG side VB
This is a smaller version of a Celtic Cross. It has celtic interlacing with a carved rope adorning the cross. This memorial is made of black granite. Approx overall size is
Headstone with Angel
Black Granite headstone with angel carving
Headstone-Shell
This memorial is a large stone and is made of bahama blue granite. The overall size is 42″w x 60″ high. The shell is beautifully carved and polished showing the ribs of a shell. This particular Job has a 30″ high statue of our Lady .
Headstone Scroll with Flowers
This scroll is made from Light grey granite . It has carved polished flowers on each side.  This headstone measures 33″w x 42″h x 4″ plus the base
Headstone-Pillar-3V
This memorial is made of Bahama Blue granite and the pillars are made of Black granite. There is also a small celtic cross recessed into the face of the stone.
Headstone-Shell
This memorial is made of black granite and the pillars are made of Bahama Blue. There is also a small celtic cross recessed into the face of the stone.
Headstone Grotto
Headstone Grotto (with two statues)
This headstone is a groto design with a bible and two statues. These statues can changed for other statues. There is also a small celtic cross on top. The material of this memorial is South African grey
Headstone Large Scroll
This headstone is based on a scroll design . It is made of black granite and it meaures
Headstone 13B
This black granite headstone has an apex top with curved sides and a beval around the face. Very nice simple headstone
Headstone Celtic
This Headstone is made from Auora Indian Granite. It has celtic interlacing carves onto a panel that has an antique finish
Headstone with Angel 2
This memorial is made of a light grey granite. It is 30″h and has an angel carved into it .
Headstone with Heart
This material is Auora. A beauiful indian granite. It has a heart shape carved onto the to top the memorial and has a nice boarder edging around the face of the stone
Headstone Church window
This headstone is made of black granite. It has a gotic shaped church window opening which has a stained glass window fitted into it. The stained glass can be made to order
Memorial with flower B
The material this headstone is carved from is bahama blue. It is 34″h x 30″w x 4″ and has a beautifully crafted carving of a flower
Headstone 5 with bronze cross
This headstone is Round top with 2″ beval. This colour of this memorial is bahama blue. It has a Smalll bronze cross fixed to the top which is optional
Headstone 5
This headstone is Round top with 2″ beval. This colour of this memorial is bahamma blue.This headstone is Round top with 2″ beval. This colour of this memorial is bahamma blue.
Headstone 4
This memorial is a granite called bahama blue. It has a fine bushammered finish on the bowed sides.
Headstone-1, with OG Top
This design is a black 24″w x 30″h Black granite memorial on a Light grey granite base
Cetlic Cross BB
This is a traditional Celtic Cross. It has celtic interlacing with a carved rope adorning the cross that is polished. The key to a nice celtic cross in in its proportions so that it is well balanced. The cross , die and base are all perfectly proportioned.This memorial is made of black granite.
Memorial Bocan
This memorial cross is made of light grey granite. The cross has a carving of La Pieta.
Memorial-2V
This memorial is in two sections, the main body with the impression of the cross carved form the left side so that the cross sits neatly into it. This headstone can be used for a single or double grave. The celtic cross has a polished rope and carvings
Carndonagh-Cross-Memorial
This headstone is based on the local Carndonagh Cross which is the oldest Celtic cross in western Europe. It also has all of the original detail of the ancient carvings and interlacing.
Memorial Cross 4A
This memorial is made from beautiful Indian Auora Granite. It is one piece and has a celtic cross with nice celtic interlacing
Headstone 25
The material of this memorial stone is Auora. It si in two parts with the cross to the left. The celtic cross has some nice carved interlacing and celtic designs.
Memorial Cross 4B
This is a cross headstone carved form premuim black granite . The celtic cross has a beautifully carved polished rope with honed interlacing.
Headstone-Cross-VL
This memorial is made from beautiful Bahamma Blue granite. It is a cross headstone.
Headstone-Celtic-Cross-B
The material of this memorial stone is Premium Black granite.
Headstone-Cross-2V
This memorials is made of Bahama Blue granite. It is a wide stone , about 42″. It has a celtic cross shaped into the design. This cross is normally plain so that we can tailor the carvings on it
Headstone-Cross-VL
This memorial is made from beautiful Bahamma Blue granite. It is a cross headstone.
Design-Scroll-G
This light grey granite headstone is a short scroll . It has lovely edged features embelished on the bases and a natural finish on the side of the memorial
Headstone-Celtic-Cross-7
This memorial is made of Premium Black granite. It has has celtic cross with carving shaped as part of the stone
Headstone-Cross-3
The memorial is carved from black granite . It has a plain cross to the left side which is recessed into the stone with a bushammerred backgorund
Headstone J with Flowers
Headstone J with Flowers
This memorial is made of Premium Black granite. It has a carving of flowers at the side of the memorial which are polished . This stone is 28”w x 30”h x 4” and has a base 34”w x 12” x 6”
Bespoke designs

While we have a large library of designs that you can choose from, we also cater for custom designs and personally requested features too. We also have many options for lettering styles. We can engrave by either carving, sandblasting or etching designs onto the stone. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a time to visit our showroom please feel free to call us and we can arrange a suitable time for you to stop by.

Costs and Guidelines
1. What is the average cost of a headstone ?
The price of a headstone can vary according to weither it has a kerb or not, its size, shape and design .  A headstone and base errected with lettering can cost anything from €500 upwards with a typical stone costing around €1100.

2. Is there guidelines as  to what can be erected  in each cemetery ?
Each cemetery has its own rules and regulations as regards height , size and suitability. Contact us for information regarding each graveyard. For example some sections of graveyards do not allow kerbing while others has height restrictions so celtic crosses unless small would be prohibited.