St George's Church is a redundant Church of England church, built between 1754 and 1766 to replace Portland's original parish church, St Andrew's Church, which had fallen into disuse and was no longer suitable as a place of worship. St George's is situated at the end of Reforne, close to Easton and Weston villages.
During the 1960s a restoration of the church took place under the stewardship of a group formed to protect the church. It then came under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, which continues to the present. No longer retained for regular worship, services are nevertheless held twice annually, on St George's Day and Christmas Day.
St. George's Church is one of three buildings on Portland to be Grade I Listed, having been designated in January 1951. In addition to this, the graveyard wall surrounding the church became Grade II Listed in September 1978, and the lych gate entrance to the church and its churchyard became Grade II Listed in May 1993.
Information by kind permission of Portland History © Ashley Smith