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34 and 36, Pratt Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Soham, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3374 / 52°20'14"N

Longitude: 0.336 / 0°20'9"E

OS Eastings: 559250

OS Northings: 273606

OS Grid: TL592736

Mapcode National: GBR N8P.FSC

Mapcode Global: VHHJM.SH0Z

Entry Name: 34 and 36, Pratt Street

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48876

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

(East Side)

13/70 Nos. 34 and 36


House, mid C16 with the exterior totally remodelled in c.1800
when it was converted to a handed pair of villas. Timber frame,
completely cased in gault brick, with a parapetted roof of steep
pitch covered with slates. Shaped ridge stack on site of
original. Two storeys. Finely gauged grey brick arches to four
recessed hung sashes of twelve panes each on either side of a
blind window opening opposite the stack. Four similar windows
at ground floor flank the two adjacent doorways with identical
c.1800 surrounds and flat hoods. The doors are c.1950.
Inside. The timber framing is intact and the front and rear
wall fanning is partially visible. The original ceiling has
been exposed in No. 34, and has particularly fine intersecting
main beams carved with foliate ornament. The inglenook hearth
is of narrow red brick which has been cased. No. 36 has a good
c.1800 interior with raised and fielded panelling to the doors
and below the dado. There are intersecting main beams, now
boxed and a semi-domed hood to a niche with round headed arch
and shaped shelving. The roof is of clasped, through purlin
construction with collars between the principal rafters. Part
of the original main beam is visible in a cupboard and has wide
stop chamfers.

Listing NGR: TL5925073606

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