Boston Priory

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Boston Priory was a priory in Boston, Lincolnshire, England.

The origins of Saint Botolphs church in Boston have their roots in the former priory church of the Benedictine monastery.[1] The first church of St Botolph was granted to Saint Marys Abbey, York, shortly after 1089 and a priory of monks was constituted.[2] The foundations of this first church were discovered during restoration work on the north side of the church 1851-3. There is no record of the priory after 1281, and the present church was not begun until 1309.[2]


  1. ^ "Pastscape". St Botolphs Church Boston. English Heritage. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Pastscape". Boston Priory. English Heritage. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 

Coordinates: 52°58′45″N 0°01′27″W / 52.979163°N 0.024267°W / 52.979163; -0.024267 (Boston Priory)