05. Slythes, monumental masons

Today I am writing to mark the recent passing of Slythes, which was one of the oldest businesses in Witham. They were monumental masons. Their chief products were tombstones and memorials, but they also made decorative features for buildings. Stonemasonry was a very skilled job, the stone being shaped and inscribed by hand until relatively … Continue reading “05. Slythes, monumental masons”