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Cemeteries, churchyards and burial grounds

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This briefing is based on a 2005 report by writer, environmentalist and CABE Space enabler Ken Worpole. It looks at current concerns about cemeteries and whether they are facing a crisis. It considers their legal status, heritage value and their contemporary benefits. It addresses the problems arising from the way that cemeteries are currently maintained by local authorities.

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