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HOD – An ‘Archway of Tears’ Sir Gilbert Scott’s Workhouse

11 September 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2023

1936 work house, built following the 1934 poor law amendment to help the poor. The workhouse was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott a prolific architect of the nineteenth century, that could accommodate 350 paupers at a cost of 5,600. A fantastic building with hidden gems, a tour of the old gate house with original features. A collection of old photos and stories of people that have attended will be on show.

Booklet Number: 5a

Address: Scott House, 35 Skirbeck Road, Boston PE21 6DA

Time: Mon 11th  10.00 – 14.00

Booking required: No

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11 September 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Heritage Lincolnshire
01529 461499
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Family Activities, Refreshments, Parking, Toilets, Baby Changing
Access information
Wheelchair Access, Partial Wheelchair Access, Disabled Parking, Disabled Toilet


Scott House
35 Skirbeck Road
Boston, PE21 6DG United Kingdom
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