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Causeway Cottage causeway House

A Grade II Listed Building in Soham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.331 / 52°19'51"N

Longitude: 0.3446 / 0°20'40"E

OS Eastings: 559857

OS Northings: 272905

OS Grid: TL598729

Mapcode National: GBR N8P.XLF

Mapcode Global: VHHJM.XNJY

Entry Name: Causeway Cottage causeway House

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Last Amended: 25 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48848

Location: Soham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB7

County: 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

In the entry for: SOHAM THE CAUSEWAY
Nos 6 and 8
8/37 (causeway House)

The item shall be amended to read: BROOK STREW
No 6A
(Causeway Cottage) and

No 8
(Causeway House)

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TL 57 SE SOHAM THE CAUSEWAY

8/37
Nos. 6 and 8
(Causeway House)


II

House, early C16, now two dwellings, with original plan of open-
hall with a cross-passage, service end to left hand and parlour
to right hand. In C17 a floor and small hearth and stack were
inserted into the open-hall and the house was converted into one
of lobby-entry plan. At about the same time, a service wing was
added at the rear. Timber framed, plaster rendered with a
pantiled roof of steep pitch and an internal stack. Two
storeys, and an attic to parlour end. Three C19 casements and a
small casement to a closet opposite the stack. Three windows at
ground floor and two doorways, one opposite the stack and the
other opening on to the original cross-passage and now with an
early C19 doorcase. Interior. Early C16 plan of open-hall with
cross-passage, the screen having been removed, and floored
service end. The opposing rear entry is still in use. The
joists to the ceiling in the service end are laid flat and are
unmoulded and original internal partition walls are exposed to
reveal close studding of substantial scantling. The wall
between the service end and the hall has an original doorway,
now blocked, with an arched head. The tie beams are cambered
and are arch braced. The roof is of clasped side purlin
construction and is possibly later. The ceiling in the bedroom
over the former open-hall is supported on clamps pegged to the
wall frame and indicating that the ceiling was inserted in C17.
In early C18, a staircase was inserted in the service end of the
original house. Closed string with turned balusters, square
newels and moulded rails. The C17 service wing at the rear is
also timber framed, plaster rendered, but the gable end wall is
brick.


Listing NGR: TL5985772905

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

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