Higher Ground Meadow
Price List 1st April 2018 – 31st March 2019
Meadow Grave: £595: Grants the right of a single burial or two sets of ashes.
Meadow Grave for ashes: £330: Permits one burial of ashes, limited choice of position. Also, spaces at the front of Tor View Wood £380.00
Woodland Grave: Ash Grove or Cherry Copse £795. Grants the right of a single burial, included is the planting of a young native tree, a tree guard and 5-
Tor View Wood, an area for woodland burial with fantastic views across to the Mendip hills, Glastonbury Tor and Alfred’s Tower near Stourhead graves are from £985. including the tree. We have a small area at the front of this section for the burial of ashes £380 (no tree)
Woodland Grave for one set of ashes. All woodland areas have available, plots beside a central shared tree, where two different families use either side of a tree from £355.
Woodland Grave: Ryams Spinney £695.This is a separate area where graves are used in sequence and we are unable to offer reservations beside. A whole grave may be used for one full burial or the interment of two sets of ashes. (second set of ashes may be at a later date if required)
Grave preparation and completion is in addition to the above prices, currently £310 for a full grave and £105 for ash graves or £50 for ashes under the turf. If you wish to inter some ashes at the same time as a full burial or an extra set when an ashes interment is taking place the fee is £50.
Memorial Plaques: available for all graves made from local green oak with recessed metal name plate in either brass or black anodised aluminium with gold lettering.
plate sizes -
large 5” x 5” £118.55 Ex. large 6” x 6” £130.50 motifs at £12 each.
Adopt a Memorial Tree: in the driveway or the shelterbelt £175 a memorial plaque may be purchased for positioning beside the tree. The right to this memorial is for the life of the tree or 125 years.
Higher Ground Meadow Trust. We have a legal trust in place for the long-
(trust receipts are issued and the fund is bi-
Higher Ground Barn: £150. The building is available to hire for holding the funeral or memorial service of your choice. There is seating for 100 (+ standing) and a wood burning stove for heating. Whatever your thoughts or wishes are please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate them and help you to have a truly memorable and individual service. A toilet adjoins the barn which is wheelchair accessible as is the barn and many wheelchair users have successfully negotiated the mown pathways in the burial area, dependant on weather conditions. Note: no facilities for refreshments, food or drink not allowed in the building two local inns within 1.5 miles. The licence granting the right of burial at Higher Ground Meadow is for the term of 125 years, from the date of interment. We make no charge for maintenance; it is our pleasure to keep the whole area looking as natural as possible whilst promising our love and devotion to this very special place.
Please ensure you read our current terms and conditions especially regarding planting and memorial flowers following a burial.
For the burial of babies or children please contact us.
Planning for the future, increasingly individuals are making decisions about where they would like their final resting place to be and what type of service they would like etc. We offer the pre-
Fee for a DIY funeral £150.00 covers instruction and insurance.