Spennymoor Town Council

Cemetery Fees & Charges

Cemetery

FEES & CHARGES

The Cemetery fees and charges are applicable to both Spennymoor and Tudhoe

Fees are in respect of a person who

  • is to be interred or in respect of whom the right is granted;
  • is, or immediately before death, was an inhabitant or parishioner of the area of Spennymoor Town Council or
  • in the case of a still-born child, where the parents (or one of them) are, or at the time of interment were, such inhabitants or parishioners.

Part 1 – INTERMENT

For the interment in a grave

OptionsFee £
i) of the body of a still-born child or of a child whose age at the time of death did not exceed 10 years50.00
ii) of the body of a person whose age at the time of death exceeded 10 years.110.00
iii) of the body of a person under s.46 Public Health (Notification of Diseases) Act 1984550.00
iv) of the body of a person living outside the area of the Town Council550.00
The fees for interment in a grave in respect of which an exclusive right of burial has been granted apply where the interment is at a depth not exceeding five feet. For each additional foot or part thereof and additional 30p is payable
v) For the interment of cremated remains in a grave in respect of which an exclusive right of burial has been granted of any child, whose age did not exceed ten years, at a depth of not less than 18 inches.27.50
vi) For the interment of cremated remains in a grave in respect of which an exclusive right of burial has been granted of any person, whose age exceeded ten years, at a depth of not less than 18 inches.66.00
vii) For the interment of cremated remains of the body of a person living outside the area of the Town Council area in a grave in respect of which an exclusive right of burial has been granted of any person at a depth of not less than 18 inches220.00
Fees for searches of register books and for copies and extracts to be taken therefrom55.00 per search

Part 2 – EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS OF BURIAL

For the exclusive rights of burial:-

OptionsFee £
i) for a period of 100 years
a) in a grave 8 feet by 4 feet (single)220.00
b) in a grave 8 feet by 8 feet (double)275.00
c) in a grave 8 feet by 12 feet (treble)330.00
ii) for a period of 100 years — cremated remains
a) 4 feet by 2 feet66.00

Part 3 – HEADSTONES AND MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS

For the right to erect, in respect of which the exclusive right of burial has been granted:

OptionsFee £
i) For a single grave a headstone not exceeding 3 feet in height by 2 feet 6 inches in width55.00
ii) For a double grave a headstone not exceeding 3 feet 6 inches in height by 3 feet in width55.00
iii) A vase27.50
iv) A plaque not exceeding 18 inches square on a plinth abutting an existing headstone/instead of a headstone27.50
Please note that in respect of Exclusive Rights of Burial (part 2) and Headstone and Monumental Inscription (part 3) prices are double if the deceased resides outside the township of Spennymoor

Part 4 – CEMETERY MEMORIAL GARDENS

Parishioners (the deceased resides within the township of Spennymoor)
Non Parishioners (the deceased resides outside the township of Spennymoor)

OptionsParishioners Fee £Non Parishioners Fee £
For the exclusive right of burial of cremated remains (plot for up to 4 interments)22.00100.00
For the interment of cremated remains in a plot in respect of which an exclusive right of burial has been granted50.0050.00
For the interment of cremated remains75.0075.00
Lease of vase block with plaque (for a period of 10 years) Plaque to be supplied by one of the approved monumental Masons165.00 + VAT330.00 + VAT
Lease for wall mounted plaque (for a period of 10 years) Plaque to be supplied by one of the approved monumental Masons110.00 + VAT220.00 + VAT
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The town of Spennymoor, and the villages of Byers Green, Kirk Merrington and Tudhoe, are in the North East of England, situated on high land above the south side of the Wear Valley between the City of Durham and Bishop Auckland.

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