All Saints Church

The All Saints Church at Jalan Taming Sari (Principal Road), Taiping, is definitely the oldest Anglican church within the Federated Malay States. It appears on a plot of land donated by W.V. Drummond, an real estate owner from Shanghai.

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The initial structure from the All Saints Church was developed by Australian architect G.A. Lefroy. It was completed in 1886 and consecrated in 1887, along Principal Road, now known as Jalan Taming Sari. Inside its compound will be the graves from the British officers who expired when on duty away from their homeland. These days their intricate tombstones are of a great deal interest to heritage enthusiasts.

Two with the most exquisite treasures inside the All Saints Church are its stained glass windows and its pipe organ. The pipe organ is now utilised only on specific occasions.

The All Saints Church is amongst the stops throughout a lately carried out Website Take a look at by the Penang Heritage Trust of which I'm a council member.