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Ice House 250 Metres North of Himley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Himley, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5244 / 52°31'27"N

Longitude: -2.1652 / 2°9'54"W

OS Eastings: 388887

OS Northings: 291844

OS Grid: SO888918

Mapcode National: GBR 448.5G

Mapcode Global: VH913.FT66

Entry Name: Ice House 250 Metres North of Himley Hall

Location: Himley, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DY3

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Parish: Himley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Listing Date: 8 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407970

Source ID: 1232601

Listing Text

HIMLEY HIMLEY PARK
SO 89 SE
1576-/5/10001 Ice House 250 metres north of
Himley Hall
II
Ice House. Early C19. Coursed squared red sandstone blocks, with flat coping stones to
walling flanking the entrance, now beneath overgrown earth mound. Circular plan with
central access passage,approached through an outer entrance with flanking raked retaining
walls,with flat sandstone copings. Short vaulted access passage, ending at access doorway to
ice chamber with iron-barred door. Circular ice chamber with curved floor cut into
bedrock, 5 metres or more in diameter, with a shallow domed roof The roof dome and the
chamber walling above bedrock level are of regularly. coursed sandstone blocks. The dome
is penetrated by a single ice chute.The ice house was built to the west of ornamental lakes
within the parkland of Himley Hall, and to the north of the hall itself


Listing NGR: SO8888791844

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