01305 269678 (Grassby Memorials) 01297 34233 (Norton Memorials)

Grassby Memorials (inc. Norton Memorials)


Grassby Memorials

Service to the local community since 1861


Grassby Memorials

Service to the local community since 1861


Grassby Memorials

Service to the local community since 1861

Welcome to Grassby Memorials (inc. Norton Memorials)

Established since 1861, Grassby and Sons Ltd is now run by the fifth generation of the family.  The high standards of craftsmanship and service are still maintained today.

The stonemasonry workshop for Grassby Memorials, is located outside Dorchester in the village of Grimstone which is situated three miles north of Dorchester on the A37 Yeovil/Dorchester road.

Norton Memorials in Axminster, Devon was purchased by Grassby & Sons in 1989 from Mr Roy Norton after his retirement, and still operates today from the same premises Mr Norton set up in the late 1940s. 

Combining  modern techniques with traditional skills, workmanship is provided to a very high standard including Memorial Masonry, commemorative plaques, house signs, letter carving, memorial restoration, general masonry and garden ornaments.

Clients are welcome to visit the masonry works where they will receive expert advice and guidance.

Alternatively, a memorial showroom is located at Grassby Funeral Service in Princes St, Dorchester DT1 1TW

Grassby & Sons have five funeral branches in Dorset, including Dorchester, Blandford Forum, Sturminster Newton and Weymouth as well as two branches in Devon, located in  Sidmouth and Seaton. For more details please visit www.grassby-funeral.co.uk.


Member of the National Association of Memorial Masons


Urgent Response COVID 19

Essential Services


Memorial Masonry is part of the Bereavement Services Family.

Government Guidelines regarding safe distance working and general hygiene requirements will apply at all times.

Workshop and offices are closed to the public.


Please contact us for assistance regarding any of the following:

  • Status of an existing order.
  • Removal of a Memorial for additional burial.
  • Re-fix of unsafe Memorials.
  • Future planning for a new Memorial, paperwork and procedures.
  • To help with cemetery paperwork.
  • We are available to receive calls from existing customers and newly bereaved to reassure and support them during the time of need.

TELEPHONE: 01305 269678

EMAIL: info@grassby-stone.co.uk