Parish Cemetery

The parish cemetery is in the centre of the village, tucked away from the road and surrounded by fields, just off the Street and down a small drive close to Broadstone Cottage. The cemetery is maintained by the Parish Council and is open to all - you do not have to live in Westwell or have any close links with the parish to arrange an interment. If you think you would like to buy a plot here, please contact the Clerk on 01233 623902 or at

Charges are as follows:


Purchase of grave £200

Purchase of grave for cremated remains £138

Burial fee (for a person 16 years of age and over) £100

Burial fee (under 16) No charge

Burial of cremated remains No charge


Flat stone not exceeding 200 cm x 75 cm £120

Headstone not exceding 120 cm high £100

Kerbstone not exceeding 200 cm x 75 cm £120

Headstone for a baby No charge

Second inscription on existing headstone No charge

Please note that these figures do not include grave digging.

The purchase price is the same for a double or for a single plot. The planting of memorial trees is welcomed in the hedgerow surrounding the cemetery but is not permitted on individual plots. The north west corner of the cemetery has been set aside for the interment of ashes.

The church yard of St Mary Westwell is closed to new burials, but there is an area of remembrance under a mature yew tree, where it is possible to arrange for installation of a small memorial plaque. Please contact [].

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