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 in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


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.

Last modified 3 November 2008