East Sussex Church Monuments - 1530 to 1830 - Archive of Photographs
by Professor Nigel Llewellyn

(119) HAILSHAM, St. Mary the Virgin


119F Mural monument for Odiarne HOOPER, d. 1769

-  Sanctuary, East wall, South-East corner, at head height.

-  72(W) x 170(H)~Good; local losses (decoration below).

-  Close in design to 119E; on top, achievement on pedestal; cornice; M.I. (13 lines, engraved, gilded) on a black oval panel, on a rectangular white marble base; narrow base moulding; 2 corbels with roundel decoration; between, crossed fern decoration (now lost); below, decorated centred corbel.

-  Odiarne Hooper, M.A., 'faithful and truly pastoral vicar' of Hailsham for 46 years, d. 29 Aug 1769, aet 68, buried Beckley.