Monument record MLI12695 - The Augustinian Friary at Boston


The site of the Augustinian Friary at Boston

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Full Description

The house of the Austin friars at Boston was founded in 1317-18 and surrendered in 1539. The site, estimated at ten acres, lying near St John's churchyard, was leased in 1541 to Thomas Browne of Boston. Nothing remains above ground, but irregularities of the surface denote foundations. A great part of the site is now occupied by the union poorhouse. {1}{2}{3}{4} The published site and surrounding area is now occupied by modern development.{1}

Sources/Archives (4)

  •  Index: OS CARD INDEX. BOSTON. TF34SW24,1965, DA.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: D. Knowles and R.N. Hadcock. 1953. Medieval Religious Houses: England and Wales - First Edition. P 200.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: William Page (ed). 1906. The Victoria County History: Lincolnshire - Volume 2. P 213-4.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Pishey Thompson. 1856. The Histories and Antiquities of Boston. P 111-2.



Grid reference Centred TF 3314 4339 (177m by 169m)

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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