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Blackfriars Arts Centre

A Grade II* Listed Building in Boston, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9762 / 52°58'34"N

Longitude: -0.0222 / 0°1'19"W

OS Eastings: 532896

OS Northings: 343921

OS Grid: TF328439

Mapcode National: GBR JWH.F6Q

Mapcode Global: WHHLQ.MGM7

Entry Name: Blackfriars Arts Centre

Listing Date: 27 March 1949

Last Amended: 15 November 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486475

Location: Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Town: Boston

Locality: Trinity

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Boston St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

Listing Text


BOSTON

TF3243NE SPAIN LANE
716-1/10/180 (South side)
27/05/49 Blackfriars Arts Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
SPAIN LANE
(South side)
Blackfriars)

GV II*

Refectory range of Dominican Friary, now an arts centre.
Building heavily restored and altered 1963. Coursed and
squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. C20 plain
tiled roof and C20 wirecut brick gable end to east.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, irregular 7-bay front, with moulded
string course and C20 chamfered stone cornice. Beneath the
string course are 5 projecting chamfered stone corbels. To the
right a C20 broad arched opening containing recessed
contemporary entrance doors. To left 2 small round openings,
in situ on C18 print of building, with between a blocked
opening. Further to the left 2 C14 pointed openings with
chamfered surrounds with between a taller segmental-headed
opening with recessed blocking. To 1st floor 4 restored
2-light openings with pointed stone heads and chamfered
mullions and three 2-light timber casements, with timber
lintels. All windows with lead cames. Rebuilt eastern gable
with casement windows of 1963 date.
INTERIOR: retains 2 plain low stone arches and a repositioned
C17 stair with large turned balusters, panelled newels with
ball finials, moulded handrails.

Listing NGR: TF3289643921

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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