Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator

Inside of domed ceiling, Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator (The Armenian Church). Designed by George Drumgold Coleman. 1835; 1853. Situated at the corner of Coleman and Hill Streets, Singapore. According to the bronze historical plaque on the outside of the church, the building originally had a dome, whose structural weaknesses required it to be replaced by a roof with present shape.

Photograph and text George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

References

Liu, Gretchen. In Granite and Chunam: The National Monuments of Singapore. Singapore: Landmark Books/Preservation of Monuments Board, n.d. Pages 159-65. Superb photographs by Albert Lim K. S. and interesting early prints.


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