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Ice House and Attached Wall Circa 10 Metres South East of Cassey Compton House, Withington

Description: Ice House and Attached Wall Circa 10 Metres South East of Cassey Compton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129253

OS Grid Reference: SP0500614995
OS Grid Coordinates: 405006, 214995
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8335, -1.9287

Location: Withington, Gloucestershire GL54 4DE

Locality: Withington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 4DE

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Listing Text


7/148 Ice house and attached wall
clOm south-east of Cassey
Compton House


Former icehouse. Coursed squared and dressed limestone; stone
slate roof. Wall partly ashlar partly coursed squared and dressed
limestone. Rectangular plan to icehouse, staggered wall runs away
for c7m towards canal on south. Icehouse; 1½ storeys. Plank door
at west gable end, small plank door to loft above. Three raking
buttresses along north wall. Gable ends asymmetrical. Barrel
vault to semi-subterranean ground floor room. Wall central blocked
single width doorway within section of wall nearest canal, blocked
window left. This section of wall probably represents a garden
wall which formerly ran away south from the south-east corner of
part of the house (now demolished). Wall left of this probably
formed part of the house wall with ashlar outer face. (Engraving
of c1712 by Kip in Atkyn's History of Gloucestershire).

Listing NGR: SP0500614995

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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