Cemetery & Common
The Cemetery & Common Committee is responsible for war memorials.
and Shedfield Common
The tract of about 63.32 acres called Shedfield Common in the parish of Shedfield, Hampshire was registered in 1967.
The Cemetery & Common Committee ensures that this land is managed and maintained throughout the year to ensure it is safe for local people to use while also protecting flora and fauna that are present such as orchids and glow worms.
The Cemetery & Common Committee also manages the Shedfield cemetery in Church Road, Shedfield.
The Land was originally owned by the Church Commissioners and in 1953 was conveyed to Droxford Rural District Council. This was as a gift to be reserved for the burial of Shedfield Parishioners. Droxford RDC closed and Winchester City Council then became owners.
In 1991 ownership was transferred to Shedfield Parish Council.
The main function of the Cemetery & Common Committee is to oversee maintenance of the grounds and boundaries and plan for improvements. The most recent project was to level the lower end and fence off an area of nature leading to the Common.
Each Committee has its own Terms of Reference – which are agreed annually by Council.
Members of the public are invited to attend committee and full council meetings.
Please consult the Agenda for the meeting that you plan to attend to confirm its location and start time.
Committee Meetings take place in the Pavilion beside Shedfield Recreation Ground in Upper Church Road.
Minutes and agendas for the Cemetery & Common meetings can be found on the 'Meetings' page.
N.B. All agendas and minutes are in the Adobe Portable Document Format and you will need to have the reader, which is available free of charge here, installed on your computer.