St. Botolph (Aldgate)

St. Botolph (Aldgate) was a parish church near Aldgate at the junction of Aldgate Street and Houndsditch. It was located in Portsoken Ward on the north side of Aldgate Street. Stow notes that the Church hath beene lately new builded at the speciall charges of the Priors of the holy Trinitie before the Priory was dissolved in 1531 (Stow). He further highlights that the rebuilding was due to [t]he Parishioners of this parish being of late yeares mightily increased, the Church is pestered with loftes and seates for them (Stow). The church was pulled down and rebuilt between 1725-1740 (Harben). The newer building remains on the same site today.
Also known as St. Botolph without Aldgate, the church stands immediately northeast of Aldgate on the Agas map, beneath the label S. Buttolphes.
For more information on St. Botolph, Aldgate see their website.


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Adams, Neil. St. Botolph (Aldgate) The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0, edited by Janelle Jenstad, U of Victoria, 05 May 2022,

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Adams, Neil. St. Botolph (Aldgate) The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed May 05, 2022.

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Adams, N. 2022. St. Botolph (Aldgate) In J. Jenstad (Ed), The Map of Early Modern London (Edition 7.0). Victoria: University of Victoria. Retrieved from

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