| Commentary

173 Monuments

| Commentary

173 Monuments

The provision, or repair, of a grave or monument is charitable1 if the monument is within a church building and thus forms part of a church, or is intended to commemorate a person of stature in the community, or is itself of practical use or of artistic, architectural or historical value to the public2. It is also a well-known charitable purpose to repair and keep in repair a churchyard or burial ground together with all the graves it contains3. Whilst there is no decided case on the question, there are dicta to the

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