Blackfriars Arts Centre / Blackfriars

12 Sep 1999
Blackfriars Arts Centre, Spain Lane, Boston, Lincolnshire
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Blackfriars, Spain Lane, Boston, Lincolnshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


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


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 is part of the Series: IOE01/1033 IOE Records taken by Ray Horrocks; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ray Horrocks. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Horrocks, Ray

Rights Holder: Horrocks, Ray