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Boston Stump, Lincolnshire

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Boston Stump, Lincolnshire
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The parish church of St Botolph's in Boston, Lincolnshire, is popularly known as the Boston Stump. It has the highest tower (exclusive of spire) of any parish church in the country. The bulk of the church is 14th century, though the tower dates to the 15th and 16th century. The architecture is truly superb, particularly the exterior and the famous tower.

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