Downton Parish Council has been a burial
authority since 1942 when the Cemetery was
opened in Barford Lane. Guidance
and regulations for members of the public,
funeral directors and stonemasons are
set out in the Burial Regulations.
The Cemetery is divided into four sections
– Church of England, Roman Catholic
and Non-Conformist Burials, and an area for
the interment of Ashes. The current
burial and memorial fees are set out below.
For the pre-purchase of graves or for the records on existing graves, please
contact the Parish Clerk.
Table of Burial and Memorial Fees for Barford
Lane Cemetery, Downton Effective 1st January 2013
Part 1 INTERMENT
(not exceeding one month)
(one month – 12 years)
(in excess of 12 years)
Part 2 EXCLUSIVE RIGHT
Burial (single width)
Burial (double width)
in allocated area (2’x2’)
Part 3 MEMORIALS
Memorial Fees (a)-(c) are inclusive of first
(not to exceed 2’x1’x3’)
Memorial Tablet flush with ground
(not to exceed 12”x
All the above Memorial Fees are inclusive
inscription after the first
Please note Clause 1.3 (d) of Burial Regulations
that fees are double for deceased not being
a resident in the Parish.