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Church of St George, Portland

Thomas Gilbert1754/1766

Churches Conservation Trust

Churches Conservation Trust
London, United Kingdom

Portland stone, famous for its use in the St Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace in London,
is quarried on the island on which this church stands. This baroque church was built with the finest
quality Portland stone, a type of limestone.

Details

  • Title: Church of St George, Portland
  • Creator: Thomas Gilbert
  • Date Created: 1754/1766
  • Location: St George's, Portland, Dorset
  • Location Created: Portland
  • Rights: © The CCT/ Morag Macdonald
  • External Link: St George's, Portland, Dorset
  • Photographer: Morag Macdonald
  • Photograph commissioned by: The Churches Conservation Trust

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