BLACKFRIARS ARTS CENTRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1389013
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Nov-1999
Statutory Address:
BLACKFRIARS ARTS CENTRE, SPAIN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLACKFRIARS ARTS CENTRE, SPAIN LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
Boston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 32896 43921

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
486475
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00274/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ray Horrocks. Source Historic England Archive
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