St George Anglican Church Lisbon

St George Anglican Church Lisbon

The St George Anglican Church in Lisbon is set in the beautiful grounds of what is known as the English Cemetery, which includes the grave of the English novelist Henry Fielding.

St George Anglican Church Lisbon

The Anglican church for Lisbon in the Diocese in Europe, the church attracts a steady number of expat worshippers and Portuguese Anglicans.

History

The church dates from the early 19th century following the demise of the Inquisition and its opposition to any form of "heresy." The first church burnt down in 1886. The present one was consecrated in 1889.

St George Anglican Church Lisbon

Access - Getting There

St George Anglican Church is situated in the Estrela district of Lisbon within easy walking distance of Jardim Estrela.

Henry Fielding's grave
Grave of the English novelist Henry Fielding

St George Anglican Church Lisbon

The graveyard and church
The graveyard and church
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