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HODs – “Archway of Tears” – The Trials and Tribulations of Sir Gilbert Scotts Workhouse

9 September 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 10 September 2022

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2022

Discover this 1936 workhouse, 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 nineteeth century, that could accommodate 350 paupers at a cost of £5,600. See this fantastic building with hidden gems, and enjoy a tour of the old gate house with original features. A collection of old photos and stories of people that have attended will also be on show.


Booklet Number: 2a

Region: Boston

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

Time: Fri 9th – Sat 10th 10.00 – 14.00


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9 September 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Scott House
35 Skirbeck Road
Boston, PE21 6DG United Kingdom
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Refreshments, Parking, Toilets
Access information
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilet