Memorial for Brigadier Malcolm McNeill

Edward Richardson

Commissioned 1853. Installed 1855

St Mary’s Church, Fort St George, Madras (Chennai)

St Mary’s Church in Fort St George is not only the earliest Anglican church in India but claims to be the first east of Suez, built in 1680. It is still one of the finest examples in India, designed to catch even the slightest hint of a breeze off the sea; a haven of relative coolness in the sweltering heat of a south Indian summer.

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