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HOD 2024 – Grave Designs at Grantham’s Hidden Graveyard.

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2024

Grantham’s overflow burial ground from 1812-57 is an evocative space & wildlife haven. Engage with the stories of former residents through their artistic headstones. Family historians will be on hand to help with queries.
There is a range of Swithland and Welsh slate headstones carved by local stonemasons in the early C19th

Booklet number: 21i

Region: SKDC

Address: Old Burial Ground, Manthorpe Road, Grantham, NG31 8DB

Entrance is from Manthorpe Road, near the bus stop and opposite the petrol station. Access is by a flight of steps and the burial ground is uneven.

Time: Sun 8th 12.00 – 15.00

Booking required: No

For more events, take a look at our Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days brochure. You can download our digital brochure for free (from June 21st 2024)


September 8
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Grantham Cemetary
Harrowby Road
Grantham, NG31 9DT United Kingdom
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Family Activities, Dog Friendly, Outdoor Clothing Needed
Access information
Partial Wheelchair Access