What are flat grave stones called?

What are flat grave stones called?

Headstone – a flat, stab-like stone grave marker placed at the held end of a grave.

How much is a flat headstone?

The average cost of a standard flat headstone is around $1,000. But more detailed, upright headstones can cost between $1,000 and $3,000, as you’ll see with this granite headstone and another at a higher price point.

How thick are flat grave markers?

4 inch thick
Flat headstones or grave markers, as they are commonly called, are the economical, and simplest of the headstone options. Instead of being upright like a monument, they are flat and flush to the ground. Flat headstones are 4 inch thick, usually rectangle in shape, and are made from granite or bronze.

Why are some headstones flat?

Flat grave markers rest either level with the ground or a few inches higher, depending on the rules in your chosen cemetery. They are often used to mark individual graves within a family plot, or as “footstones” to mark the feet of graves already marked by headstones.

What is a flat headstone?

In this category of headstones you will find the type of memorials that lay flat with ground . This style is also known as gravemarkers or saw cut flat markers.Please click on the size below to see available color options and prices. Prices include basic engraving and Free shipping to lower 48 states

Where can I get a flat gravestone?

At Northland Monument, we make, blast, and engrave, the highest quality flat headstones, from the highest quality granite sourced from all over the U.S. For a single person, a flat gravestone is easily customized to tell the story of your loved one.

What is the difference between a flat and companion grave marker?

Some flat grave markers can even be designed to hold flowers as vases; the personalization options are truly endless. A companion grave marker is a memorial for two people that were most likely significate others.

What are the different types of cemetery markers?

The most common type of cemetery marker is a flat granite stone that rests at the head of the gravesite. These are referred to as flush, flat, or lawn-level markers.