Burial plots in Sapcote Cemetery
The approval of the Parish Council is required for the erection of all headstone and tablets. Details of the design, including measurements, and proposed inscription must be submitted to the Parish Clerk prior to placement.
Headstones shall only be permitted in the section reserved for the burial of bodies and shall not exceed 3ft (92cm) in height and 2ft (61cm) in width.
The cultivated or landscaped area of graves in the section reserved for cremated remains shall not exceed 3ft (92cm) in length or 28in (71cm) in width.
Monuments in the form of an iron or stone vase or a combined tablet, vase and base are permitted in the area reserved for cremated remains. Tablets shall not exceed 18in (46cm) in length or width and 6in (15cm) in height. Permission is required for the design and inscription prior to placement.
Borders of any description are not permitted on either section of the cemetery. This includes stone, wooden and plastic surrounds, low fences or any other structure which creates a surround.
The Parish Council requests those persons tending graves to ensure that dead flowers are removed. The Parish Council however, reserves the right to remove dead flowers under its management of the cemetery.
The Parish Council has introduced a policy for the installation of a memorial bench. The policy, including conditions, and an application form can be found in the list below.
Burial Charges - Current (MS Word, 31 Kb)
Burial and Monument Charges from 1 April 2017.
Cemetery Rules and Regulations - updated June 2021 (Word Document, 28 Kb)
Updated Cemetery Rules and Regulations (June 2021)
Application form and regulations for Coffin Burial (Word Document, 24 Kb)
Application form and Regulations for Earthen (Coffin) Burial - updated June 2021
Application form and regulations for Ashes Burial (Word Document, 24 Kb)
Application form & Regulations for Ashes Burial - updated June 2021
Application form to reserve a burial/cremation plot (Word Document, 18 Kb)
Application form to reserve a burial or cremation plot - updated June 2021
Application form for a Monument or inscription (Word Document, 18 Kb)
Application form for a monument or added inscription - updated June 2021
Memorialisation Policy (PDF, 167 Kb)
Policy for memorial benches in the cemetery
Application form for Memorial bench or plaque (Word Document, 20 Kb)
Application form for a Memorial bench or plaque - updated June 2021