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Ice House in Charborough Park, 50m West of the House, Morden

Description: Ice House in Charborough Park, 50m West of the House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108406

OS Grid Reference: SY9248597903
OS Grid Coordinates: 392485, 97903
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7807, -2.1079

Location: Morden, Dorset BH20 7EN

Locality: Morden
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 7EN

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Listing Text


3/128 Ice House in Charborough
20/11/59 Park, 50 m west of the house


Formerly listed as "Grotto at Charborough House". Ice House with added
ornamental plastered facade. Ice House C18, facade mid C19. This has a
curved gable in Flemish style, with moulded capping. Round-headed arch
with projecting voussoirs. At each end of the facade a pier, supporting a
moulded cap, and urn. Surmounting the centre gable a statue of Mercury,
on a globe. In the gable an inscribed tablet, renewed in the C20, commem-
orating the Revolution of 1688 and accession of William of Orange. Behind
the facade a vaulted passage leads to the underground ice house, with a
studded door. RCHM Monument 3.

Listing NGR: SY9248597903

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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