Lincoln Cathedral is committed to spend £1.6million every year on conserving and restoring the Cathedral building for future generations to enjoy.

Stone Adoptions play an important role in helping to achieve this aim. Adopting a stone at Lincoln Cathedral makes for a perfect gift or memorial and supports the on-going conservation and restoration projects. Stones are available from just £25 and there are a variety of adoption opportunities for you to choose from:

When you adopt a stone, you will receive an Adoption Pack containing a plan of the West Front of the Cathedral locating your stone, an adoption certificate and a dedication certificate in either your or the recipient's name. Adoption packs are generally sent out on the next working day following your adoption, but there may be a slight delay at busier times.

Did you know?
If you adopt a stone that is £150 or more, you will also be offered a complimentary Fellow membership of Lincoln Cathedral for a year - usually worth £120. To find out more about the benefits of this membership, please click here.

There's more
In addition to the stone adoptions highlighted here, we also have a range of bespoke sculptures and carvings that are available for sponsorship, starting at £2,000. Should you wish to find out more about these, please contact the Grants & Donations Office on 01522 561614 or email and we will be happy to discuss the current availability with you.

Images are for illustration purposes only.  Actual stone may differ.

Make a Donation - Block Stone

Block Stone

£ 25

Make a Donation - Shaped Stone

Shaped Stone

£ 75

Make a Donation - Carved Stone

Carved Stone

£ 150

Make a Donation - Sculpted Stone

Sculpted Stone

£ 250

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