Cemetery fees and charges

Exclusive right of burial for 50 years

Fees for a grave space
Grave Cost
Full grave space £643
Half grave space £322
Old public grave £160
Half old public grave £80

Interment fees

Fees for interment
Interment Cost
Stillborn - 1 month Free
Child - 1 month to 12 years Free
Over 12 years/ adult single/double/treble depth graves £643
Cremated remains £194
Scattering of ashes £60
Additional fee - casket/non-standard coffin £349
Interment cancellation £60
Statutory declaration / transfer of grave rights £41

Charge for interment/exclusive rights of burial

Fees for interments
Interment/Exclusive Rights of Burial Cost
Charge for the interment of a **non-resident of Eden District Double fees
Charge for the exclusive rights of burial for a **non-resident of Eden District ***Double fees
Charge for an interment outside of prescribed hours Double fees

**Individual who had not lived in the Eden District within their last 12 months.

***The fee for purchasing a grave is doubled for those not currently living in Eden District, unless the grave space has been bought to be used for an upcoming funeral of an Eden Resident.

Repurchase of an unused grave space

The repurchase price will be the amount originally paid, less an amount of 15% to cover the cost of administration.

Monumental mason registration

Annual registration fee due 1 April 2022 or with first application.

Fees for monuments and headstones
Monuments Cost
Permission for monuments and headstones £118
Permission for monuments and headstones (under 12 years) Free
Each additional inscription £26.50
Monumental mason registration fee £70

As a financial incentive to encourage the use of native stone, we will waive the £118 fee for monuments and headstones. Native stones are produced and manufactured in Cumbria and the UK.

Read sustainable cemeteries for more information.

Miscellaneous fees

Fees for plaques and admin
Miscellaneous Cost
Fixing 6 x 4 plaque £273*
Fixing 11 x 7 plaque £459*
Administration fee £37*

Searching cemetery registers

Fees for searching cemetery registers
Search Cost
First name £30
Each subsequent name £14
Certified copies of searches £30

All the above fees are exempt from VAT, except those marked with a *, which are inclusive of VAT.

Last updated: Monday, 17 October, 2022.