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Repairs land parish council in court

by Gavin Drake

Posted: 28 Feb 2014 @ 12:24

EMERGENCY repairs to a churchyard wall are to be reported to the Exeter Consistory Court amid claims that the civic parish council ignored the conditions on a faculty when it carried out the work.

Responsibility for maintaining the churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Willand, in Devon, passed to Willand Parish Council after it closed to burials in 1968.

In recent years, the retaining wall around the churchyard (right) began to lean. An emergency faculty was granted last ...

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