Cemetery Fees

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Residents Fees from 1 April 2021

The tables below show fees that apply for residents of Cornwall for all services provided by cemeteries owned and operated by Cornwall Council.

Non-residents

Applications for the interment of a deceased person from outside Cornwall will pay double fees for all services with the exception of those who have been a full time resident at some stage, who would qualify for the resident fee.

Purchase of Exclusive Right of Burial Fees

Lawn Grave

£922.00

Traditional Grave

£922.00

Cremation Plot

£552.00

Child's Grave – up to and including 17 years of age.

No charge

† Exclusive Right of Burial will apply for 50 years, with the option to purchase 10 year extensions to this right, on the expiry of the 50 year period. The renewal will be charged at one fifth of the current price for an Exclusive Right of Burial at the time of the renewal. Conditions apply. Please note: the Exclusive Right of Burial is only available to purchase when a burial is arranged for the grave space. 

Interment Fees Fees

Lawn and Traditional Graves New and Re-open by machine – single depth

£922.00

Lawn and Traditional Graves New and Re-open by machine – double depth**

£1,024.00

Lawn and Traditional Graves New by machine – triple depth**

£1,135.00

Traditional Grave New and Re-open by hand as required – single depth

£1,382.00

Traditional Grave New and Re-open by hand as required - double depth**

£1,751.00

Traditional Grave New by hand as required - triple depth**

£2,120.00

Interment of cremated remains new and reopen

£460.00

Interment of cremated remains at the time of first interment

£230.00

Natural Grave

£922.00

Scattering of cremated remains on graves

£122.00

**The depth that it is possible to dig a grave cannot be guaranteed and will depend on the conditions cemetery by cemetery.

Memorials Fees
Grant of right to erect a memorial † † £276.00
Additional Inscription upon a memorial £137.00

† † Memorial rights will apply for 50 years, with the option to purchase 10 year extensions to this right, on the expiry of the 50 year period. The renewal will be charged at one fifth of the current price of Memorial Rights of Burial at the time of the renewal. Conditions apply.

Other Fees Fees

Reservation of grave (for a period of 10 years)

£184.00

Reservation of cremation plot (for a period of 10 years)

£110.00

Use of cemetery chapel for funeral service, where available

£295.00

Out of hours, Weekend or Bank Holiday burials additional

£460.00

Saturday scattering and interment of cremated remains additional

£146.00

Sunday scattering and interment of cremated remains additional

£209.00

Exhumations of coffins or cremated remains caskets

POA

Search of grave registers including copy of entry

£73.00

Additional charges for excavation and construction of walled graves

POA

 

Non Residents

 

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