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St Botolph's Church
Market Place, Boston PE21 6NP Route Planner
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Opening hours

Mon-Sat 8.30am-4pm (Sun 7.30am-4pm) - tower: 10am-3.30pm (Sun 1pm-3.30pm)

Description

When it was built in the 14C, St Botolph's was the tallest church in England; from its 83 m Flemish-style tower, known as the Boston Stump, visitors can see as far as Hunstanton (64 km east) and Lincoln (50 km northwest) on a clear day. The building possesses a rare unity of architectural style, with a Decorated nave and a Perpendicular tower and octagonal lantern. Inside, note the 14C misericords.

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