Church of England Diocese of Southwark Barnes, St. Mary

Public notice for installation of memorial

5 Nov 2020, 12:45 p.m.

Public notice for installation of a memorial.  This notice is published as required by Southwark Diocese.

St Mary’s wishes to place a memorial stone in the church’s Langton Chapel, to commemorate the Hoare family.

The proposal is to install an oval-shaped wall mounted monument commemorating the Hoare family of Barn Elms, in Barnes, to be fixed on the north wall of the Langton chapel. It would be made of a slab of Hopton Wood stone, with coloured lettering and gilded bordering/decoration; the strip out and infilling of an existing opening in the north wall of the chapel; the redecoration of the Chapel’s north wall. As described in the following documents (A) application for faculty dated February 2020 (prepared by Daniel Martin, surveyor), (B) two elevation drawings ("as existing" and "as proposed”; (C) one full-size drawing of the proposal’s design and final wording.

For more detail, please email [email protected], to get access to the plans.

To object to the proposal you should send a letter or email stating the grounds of your objection to The Diocesan Registrar at Minerva House, 5 Montague Close, London SE1 9DF or email [email protected]  so that your letter reaches the registrar not later than 3/12/20. A letter of objection must include your name and address and state whether you live in the parish and/or your name is entered on the church electoral roll of the parish or any other basis on which you have an interest in the matter.

The Hoare family were major benefactors of the parish. Their previous memorial in the church was destroyed in the 1978 fire. The family was associated with the Hoare Bank. Research carried out into the family history indicates that the family were not associated with slavery. The family will fund all the costs of the work.