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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 486475
Location: Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Boston St Botolph
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
TF3243NE SPAIN LANE
716-1/10/180 (South side)
27/05/49 Blackfriars Arts Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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