Saint Matthew, Hutt's Gate
Saint Matthew is a church on the island of Saint Helena and is part of the Diocese of St Helena. It is situated in Hutt's Gate in the Longwood district. The church opened in 1862. It is designated as a Grade II listed building.
On leaving the University of Oxford, in 1676, Edmond Halley visited Saint Helena and set up an observatory with a 24-foot-long (7.3 m) aerial telescope with the intention of studying stars from the Southern Hemisphere. The site of this telescope is near the church. The 680m high hill there is named for him and is called Halley's Mount.
Also nearby is Napoleon's Tomb, where the former French Emperor was buried 1821-1840.
- Saint James' Church - the oldest Anglican church south of the Equator, situated in Jamestown
- Saint Paul's Cathedral - the cathedral church of Saint Helena, built in 1851, which replaced another early church on the island
- Saint John's Church - another church built in 1862 on the island
- Diocese of Saint Helena Parish of St Matthew
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