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Church of England Primary School school House

A Grade II Listed Building in Soham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3323 / 52°19'56"N

Longitude: 0.3345 / 0°20'4"E

OS Eastings: 559162

OS Northings: 273030

OS Grid: TL591730

Mapcode National: GBR N8P.MF1

Mapcode Global: VHHJM.RM5Y

Entry Name: Church of England Primary School school House

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48855

Location: Soham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB7

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Soham

Built-Up Area: Soham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Soham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 5973 SOHAM CLAY STREET
(South Side)

13/45 Church of England
Primary School and
School House


II

School and school house built on asymmetrical plan in 1863.
School of brick with flint casing and yellow gault brick
quoins. Clunch dressings to doors and windows. Steeply pitched
slate roof with shaped and pierced bargeboarding to gable ends
and originally with crested ridge tiles, now removed. Plan of
single storey hall with offices to right hand forming a cross-
wing. Hall has paired gables with similar bargeboarding to two
Gothic windows with transome and mullion and three other
windows, with pointed arches to each of three lights. The
crosswing has two gables with similar bargeboarding and two
Gothic windows, also with tracery. The school house is linked
to the school by a wall with an opening in a pointed arch. The
house is also of brick with flint exterior, yellow gault brick
quoins and clunch dressings to windows and doors. Steeply
pitched slate roof retaining the original crested ridge tiles
and similar bargeboarding. Two storeys. A bargeboarded gable
to a two-light window with Y-tracery in a two-centred head. At
ground floor, one canted bay with hipped roof and traceried
lights, one retaining the original diamond leaded lights. The
gable end has a canted oriel window with three leaded lights,
each with tracery. The school retains the original register.


Listing NGR: TL5916273030

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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