Tuesday, 10 January 2017

1531 : Sacred To The Mason


GRAVESTONE, ST MARTINS CHURCHYARD, BRIGHOUSE (JANUARY 2017)

Sacred to the memory of ..... whoever it was who is long forgotten. The flesh decays, the memory fades .... but the chisel-sharp cuts of the mason live on.

2 comments:

Heidrun Khokhar, KleinsteMotte said...

Yes it may but eventually the rain and other weather in our area does wear down the etchings and make them no longer readable.

Chairman Bill said...

One reason I'd rather be buried than cremated - a headstone adds to history.