Every application must be made in writing on the CR1 form which we complete on your
behalf and sent to the incumbent priest.
No permission for the erection of a headstone may be granted until a period of six
months has elapsed after the date of burial or internment of ashes. This is to allow
time for the earth to settle
If you want a memorial that has specifications outside the current churchyard rules
and regulations it may be allowed with a Petition for Faculty, although there are
certain limitations even with a faculty.
For further information and advice, including details of fees and the necessary application
forms, we advise you to contact us by phone or call in to our office where our staff
are happy to help you.
Advice line : 0800 1075120
Granites: These colours are the only Granite’s currently permitted in Churchyards.
The headstone must have a matt, non reflective surface. Honing is now only permitted
to the front face.