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Headstone Survey

Published Monday 21 May 2018

Harborough District Council is to carry out a headstone survey for safety reasons in line with Ministry of Justice guidelines.

Harborough District Council
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The church yards and cemeteries to be surveyed include:

  • Broughton Astley Church yard
  • Billesdon Church yard
  • Kibworth Church yard
  • Skeffington Church yard
  • Bringhurst Church yard
  • Great Bowden Cemetery
  • Great Easton Cemetery
  • Blaston Cemetery

The inspections will begin in July 2018. Any memorials found to be unsafe will have a notice placed next to them informing of the instability. Any found to be dangerous will also be either supported using temporary stakes / cordoned off or laid down as appropriate.

The memorial owner is responsible for any remedial work required and will be contacted if necessary.

For further information, please contact Harborough District Council.