Cemeteries, crematoria and churchyards


Newark and Sherwood District Council is responsible for Lowdham cemetery.

For details of other cemeteries in the district, including Newark Cemetery, please contact the relevant parish or town council. 

Newark Town Council

Ollerton and Boughton Town Council

Southwell Town Council

Closed churchyards

We are responsible for the maintenance of eight closed churchyards at Hoveringham, Upton, Ossington, Egmanton, Edwinstowe, Blidworth and Southwell (2 sites).


We have joint responsibility for Mansfield and District Crematorium along with Mansfield District Council and Ashfield District Council.

Mansfield and District Crematorium
Derby Road
NG18 5BJ

Telephone 01623 621811
E-mail crematorium@mansfield.gov.uk

The other crematorium in Newark and Sherwood is Sherwood Forest Crematorium in Ollerton. The facility, which opened in 2005, is situated at Newark Road, New Ollerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 0DY. Tel: 01623 860500.

Green Burial Ground

Tithe Green Burial Ground near Oxton is a meadow and woodland for remembrance.

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