Cemetery fees

Relevant charges for our cemeteries

  • Marlborough Road Cemetery, Ilfracombe
  • Bear Street Cemetery, Barnstaple


Please find below cemetery charges from 1 April 2023.

Please note, a 50% discount applies to North Devon Council (NDC) residents* in respect of Burial and Exclusive Rights fees.

Burial fees

Burial fees Fee NDC resident*
Initial burial - 18 years of age and over £1,408 £704
Subsequent burial - 18 years of age and over £1,184 £592
Burial of cremated remains £196 £98
Burial of a child up to 18 years No fee No fee

Fees to purchase the exclusive right of burial for 30 years, which include the right to erect a memorial

Exclusive right of burial fees for 30 years Fee NDC resident*
For an adults grave  £1,312 £656
For a cremated remains grave £448 £224
For a child's grave** No fee No fee
Application fee in respect of owner transferring rights £45 £45
Application fee in respect of acquiring rights £90 £90

 ** Where paid by Children’s Funeral Fund for England

    Please note: Reservation of a grave plot is only available at Bear St Cemetery, Barnstaple.

Memorial fees where rights were purchased before 1 April 2016

Memorials Fee
To erect a headstone only £92
To place a tablet or vase £62

Additional fees

Additional fees Fee
To add an additional inscription to a monument £37
Use of chapel per 30 minutes £42
For searching Register of Burials for one year £42
For searching Register of Burials for each additional year £42
For a certified copy of an entry in the Register of Burials £42