Design of tomb for Richard III is released

Artist’s impression of overhead view of raised tomb at Leicester Cathedral
Artist’s impression of overhead view of raised tomb at Leicester Cathedral Credit: VHH

Leicester Cathedral have revealed the remains of Richard III will be buried with honour beneath a raised tomb.

It will cost around £1 million for the reinterment, the creation of a special area within the Cathedral and for the ceremony itself.

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Richard III Tomb design revealed

Leicester Cathedral have released designs for the tomb in which the remains of Richard III will be reburied next year. It is expected to cost £1million.