Church of St Andrew, High Street, Soham - East Cambridgeshire

Minster church dating from 1180-90, of cruciform plan. Extended in C15 by one bay to the west at which time the tall four-stage west tower was built. Constructed of limestone, rubble and pebble stone with flint. Clunch and limestone internally. Restoration carried out in Ketton stone. Nave roof with C15 tie beams on jack-posts. Wall paintings in chancel. There is loose masonry on the tower, which has been cordoned off, and the church suffers extensively from damp.

Church of St Andrew, High Street, Soham - East Cambridgeshire
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1126450
    Local Planning Authority:
    East Cambridgeshire
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Andrew
    Street Name:
    High Street
    County:
    Cambridgeshire
    District / Borough:
    East Cambridgeshire
    Parish:
    Soham
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    South East Cambridgeshire
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA