Inscription in Slate on Brick Wall

Clerkenwell, EC1: Basil Hume Memorial Garden

Where: Cardinal Basil Hume Quiet Garden, St Joseph’s Church, Bunhill Row, EC1 / Lambs Passage

What: Two examples of lettering in slate. The first is a Biblical quotation: “Be still and know that I am God”. Beneath is a commemorative plaque in slate dedicated to Cardinal Basil Hume, leader of the Roman Catholic church in England from 1976-1999. Situated in the garden of St Joseph’s Church, a quiet area in the City.


1_Be still and know that I am God

2_This quiet garden is dedicated to the memory of Basil Hume, monk and shepherd, 1923-1999

Material: Slate

Artist: Tom Perkins ?

Date: After 1999

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Two slate plaques commemorating Basil Hume and also a biblical reference
Lettering in slate in Basil Hume Quiet Garden, Lambs Passage, EC1