St. Botolph Without Aldgate

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In 1982, a photographer managed to capture a photograph of a figure dressed out-of-date in the upper sections on this church. It is considered to be one of the most famous ghost photos ever taken lending to the idea that St. Botolph’s is haunted.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Aldgate High St
London EC3N 1AB, UK

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51.51405083279627, -0.07645530185243388
Greater London
Nearest Towns:
Spitalfields, UK (0.4 mi.)
City Of London, UK (0.7 mi.)
London, UK (0.7 mi.)
Southwark, UK (1.0 mi.)
Bermondsey, UK (1.1 mi.)
Bethnal Green, UK (1.2 mi.)
Whitechapel, UK (1.2 mi.)
Hoxton, UK (1.4 mi.)
Shoreditch, UK (1.4 mi.)
Rotherhithe, UK (1.5 mi.)


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