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Steelyard at the Fountain Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Soham, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3343 / 52°20'3"N

Longitude: 0.3366 / 0°20'11"E

OS Eastings: 559302

OS Northings: 273255

OS Grid: TL593732

Mapcode National: GBR N8P.MXS

Mapcode Global: VHHJM.SL9F

Plus Code: 9F4288MP+PJ

Entry Name: Steelyard at the Fountain Inn

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48857

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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(North Side)
13/48 Steelyard at The
Fountain Inn


Steelyard, a device for weighing wagons, probably C18 in
origin. The machinery is raised on & yellow gault brick base
and is protected from the weather by a timber frame and weather-
boarded casing with tiled gabled roof. Much of the machinery is
probably late C19 or C20 but part of the main arm and post are
Alderton & Booker: Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology of
East Anglia.
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p.459.

Listing NGR: TL5930273255

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