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Cemetery Concrete Headstone Bases in Saxmundham

Pouring a foundation for a headstone in Saxmundham is as simple as forming a slab of concrete. But if you want the foundation to last for a long time, there are other things that you can do to make the foundation stronger so it will last longer.

A strong foundation will not begin to crack and crumble in the next few decades. Keep in mind that there are hundreds of variations in headstone shape, material make-up, and size. Customize the size and depth of the headstone foundation based on these factors.

Headstone Concrete Bases Foundation for Saxmundham

A slab foundation is a large, thick slab of concrete that is typically 4”-6” thick in the center and poured directly on the ground all at one time. The edges of the slab are thicker (as wide as 24”) in order to allow for extra strength around the perimeter.

A concrete slab foundation is most commonly constructed on property that has been graded, as it should be. It is very important that the soil be graded because if it’s not, the foundation could sink or settle due to poor soil compaction.

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    Facts About Saxmundham

    Saxmundham General Info

    Saxmundham is a small market town in Suffolk, England, set in the valley of the River Fromus about 18 miles north-east of Ipswich and 5 miles west of the coast at Sizewell. The town is bypassed by the A12. It is served by Saxmundham railway station on the East Suffolk Line. Saxmundham Town Council comes under the new East Suffolk District. It was previously in Suffolk Coastal District.

    The place-name Saxmundham is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Sasmunde(s)ham. It appears as Saxmundham in the Feet of Fines of 1213. It denotes ‘Seaxmund’s village or estate’. Saxmundham has had a market charter since at least 1272 and holds a market to this day. Brother Eadulf has become Saxmundham’s most famous international fictional character, through the best-selling Sister Fidelma mysteries by Peter Tremayne. Brother Eadulf, as companion and assistant to Sister Fidelma, often plays a crucial part in resolving the mystery.

    Headstone Concrete Bases Saxmundham