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Cemetery Fees

Charges for St Erth Cemeteries and regulations for monuments from 1 December 2015

Chenhalls Road cemetery is a lawn cemetery and its surface will be kept as level as possible, free from grave mounds and any planting. Horizontal surrounds, raised kerbs, railings, plain or coloured stone chippings, figures, open books, bird baths, raised vases or flower bowls etc. are not permitted.

The old cemetery is at capacity and re-openings and additional inscriptions only are possible.

Monuments

Headstones or crosses not exceeding 3′ in height, 2′ in width and 6″ in thickness will be permitted and may include a holder for flowers within those dimensions. They must comply with NAMM safety guidelines and your monumental mason will advise you on this point.

Memorial stones for cremated remains

A Cornish Cremation Vase Block not exceeding 15″ in height, 15″ in width and 6″ in thickness is permitted.

Interments
Child stillborn or aged up to one monthNo charge
Child up to 16 years £100.00
Person over 16 years £200.00
Cremated remains£75.00
Exclusive Right of Burial
An exclusive right of burial must be purchased prior to all interments.
Each burial plot can accommodate up to two interments and the exclusive right lasts for 50 years
£450.00
Exclusive Right of Burial for cremated remains
An exclusive right of burial must be purchased prior to all interments.
Each plot can accommodate two interments and the exclusive right lasts for 50 years.
£150.00
Memorial stones
Headstones 3'x2'x6'' max £80.00
Memorial stones for cremated remains 15''x15''x6'' max£50.00
Additional inscription £25.00

1. For those not resident in St Erth, the charges will double

2. The fees do not include the cost of grave digging – your Funeral Director will advise you on this

3. All memorials are to be approved by the Clerk and installed to conform to current NAMM safety guidelines

4. An administrative fee of £10 is payable in addition to each of the fees listed above

5. Cheques are payable to ‘St Erth Parish Council’

St Erth Parish Council
25 Fore Street
St Erth
Cornwall
TR27 6HT
t: 01736 757575
e: clerk@sterth-pc.gov.uk