Popular Churches – All Saints Church, Galle Fort, Sri Lanka


All Saints Church, Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

The Anglican Church of “All Saints” imposing Gothic in style,On Friday,30th October 1868,the foundation of the new church was laid by Calverly Claughton, 2nd Bishop of Colomboestablished in 1871 on the site of an old Court House (1780’s). The gallows it is said stood on the site of the present Church Altar! The weather cock on top has come down to a lower perch.The old Bell with its Latin inscription in memory of George Justus Schrader, which hung in the Bell loft over the aisle of the Church, is now in the Cathedral of Christ the Living Savior. The style of architecture is a 13 century Gothic building, modified to suit local climate. The church stands out as one of the most beautiful Anglican Churches in Sri Lanka.

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