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The Desanctified Church

Crypt of Gloucester Cathedral,
12 College Green,
Gloucester GL1 2LX

The nature of The Abominable Bride's thirst for revenge is finally laid bare by the assembled team of Holmes and a pair of Watsons in the crypt of a ruined, desanctified church.

The actual location is anything but however, as the scenes were shot in the crypt of the magnificent Gloucester Cathedral. An abbey was founded on the site in 678 or 679, with the foundations of the current building laid around 1089. A stained glass window in the cathedral dating from around 1350 depicts one of the earliest images of the game of Golf being played.

Gloucester Cathedral is also well known for its appearances in the Harry Potter film series, standing in for the corridors and exterior spaces of Hogwarts.

Episodes Desanctified Church has appeared in

The Abominable Bride (Specials)


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