A. R. Clarke

Coffins, caskets & urns

We offer a wide range of coffins and caskets for burial and cremation. A casket is rectangular and some open up midway to allow viewing. Urns, small caskets and scatter tubes are available for ashes. Please view our gallery below to see our range of coffins and caskets.

Coventry coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A simple imitation elm coffin with single mouldings and fitted with light brown plastic handles. Interior fully lined with white side sheets.

Durham coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A simple oak veneered coffin with single mouldings and fitted with brass plated plastic handles. Interior fully lined and trimmed with taffeta, supplied with a matching gown.

Dorchester coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

An oak veneered coffin with raised lid and double oak mouldings, fitted with brass plated plastic handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined and trimmed with taffeta, supplied with a matching gown.

Lincoln coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

An oak veneered coffin with pressed panels, raised lid and double oak mouldings, fitted with brass plated plastic bar handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined and trimmed with satin, supplied with a matching gown.

Canterbury coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

An oak veneered casket with raised lid and oak mouldings, fitted with brass plated plastic bar handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined and trimmed with satin, supplied with a matching gown.

Shaftesbury coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A solid mahogany coffin with panelled sides, raised lid and triple mouldings fitted with brass plated handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined with a satin ruffle and supplied with a gown. This coffin may also be supplied with a solid oak inner shell, or a solid oak inner shell covered with sheet lead with soldered joints and airtight lid.

Winchester coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A solid mahogany coffin with panelled sides, raised lid and triple mouldings fitted with brass plated handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined with a satin ruffle and supplied with a gown. This coffin may also be supplied with a solid oak inner shell, or a solid oak inner shell covered with sheet lead with soldered joints and airtight lid.

Salisbury coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A solid oak coffin with triple oak mouldings and fitted with brass plated ring handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined with a satin ruffle and supplied with a gown. This coffin may also be supplied with a solid oak inner shell, or a solid oak inner shell covered with sheet lead with soldered joints and airtight lid.

Warwick coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A solid oak coffin with moulded panels and ends, a raised lid and triple oak mouldings fitted with brass plated bar handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined with a satin ruffle and supplied with a gown. The coffin may also be supplied with a solid oak inner shell, or a solid oak inner shell covered with sheet lead with soldered joints and airtight lid.

Westminster coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A solid oak coffin with panelled sides and ends, a raised lid and triple oak mouldings fitted with brass plated bar handles and lid ornamentation.

Chichester coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A solid oak casket with panelled sides and ends, raised lid, heavy oak mouldings and corners, fitted with brass plated bar handles and lid ornamentation. Interior fully lined with a superior satin ruffle and supplied with a gown.

The Last Supper coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Solid pine coffin, high gloss deep mahogany finish. Brass effect swing bar handles. Carved scene depicting 'The Last Supper'.

Corpus Christi casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Solid poplar casket. High gloss deep tan finish. Pale cream, pin tucked interior, Last Supper panel in lid and backplates. Pieta corners, fixed bar handles and adjustable bed.

Purity casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Solid poplar casket. High gloss pure white finish. White ruched velvet interior with pleated lid panel. Split lid with pillar corners, swing bar handles and adjustable bed.

New England Oak casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Solid oak casket. Satin finish. Cream, ruched velvet interior with diamond pleated lid panel. Split lid with pillar corners, swing bar handles and adjustable bed.

Provincial casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A solid poplar casket with highly polished walnut finish. Brass and wood bar handles with interior fully lined and padded with off white pleated crepe and lid lining.

Centurian casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

18ga steel casket, platinum finish with ebony shading. Cross pleated silver crepe interior and lid panel. Split lid with moulded goblet corners, fixed bar handles and adjustable bed.

Duchess casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

18ga steel casket. Old English white finish with copper shading. White ruched velvet interior with embroidered rose design on lid panel. Split lid with rose motif corners, fixed bar handles and adjustable bed.

Tea Rose casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

18ga steel casket. Brushed steel finish with lilac and copper shading. Pale pink smocked crepe interior with rose motif on lid panel. Split lid with moulded garden corners, fixed bar handles and adjustable bed.

Kennedy casket - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

32oz solid copper casket, brushed copper and deep bronze finish. Cream cross pleated velvet interior and lid panel. Split lid with squared pillar corners, swing bar handles and adjustable bed.

Horses on the Plain coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Beautifully styled with a collection of horses on the side panels and a wonderful chestnut brown horse on the lid....ideal coffin for the horse lover.

Roses and Irises coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Pretty floral design - one of many options of colourful coffins printed on either cardboard or MDF. Please ask us for a brochure.

George Cross coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

The George Cross contemporary coffin is a fitting tribute to anyone who held Queen and Country close to their heart.

Green Cardboard coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

This plain green cardboard coffin is shown fitted with hemp rope handles. Available in adult and child sizes and supplied with lid fastening screws and a headrest.

Simple Pine coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

A simple pine coffin with single pine mouldings. Interior fully lined with taffeta ruffle and a matching gown.

Brown Willow coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Our standard willow coffins are in a golden brown colour. They are suitable for burial or cremation. Wooden runners or plyboard can be fitted to the underside of each coffin to facilitate the cremation process. Each coffin will carry up to 350lb in weight.

Light Willow coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

All our light willow coffins are natural creamy-white in colour (not painted). They are suitable for burial or cremation. Wooden runners or plyboard can be fitted to the underside of each coffin to facilitate the cremation process. Each coffin will carry up to 350lb in weight.

Water Hyacinth coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

Our water hyacinth and cane models are skilfully woven in warm, subtle brown hues. Not only are they pleasing to the eye and soft to the touch, but they meet all the necessary ecological criteria for truly green burials as well. Their harvest actually aids the environment as water hyacinth is a weed which has to be controlled.

Bamboo coffin - A.R. Clarke Funerals - Funeral Directors in Halstead, Essex

The Rustic Bamboo model is woven with unstripped bamboo, creating a natural unbleached appearance and an unsophisticated charm.The canes are harvested to ensure maximum regeneration and a continuous supply. The coffins are suitable for burial or cremation and have been designed to carry up to 250lb in weight.

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