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Ice House at Beechwood Park School (30 Metres to West of North Stables), Flamstead

Description: Ice House at Beechwood Park School (30 Metres to West of North Stables)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157790

OS Grid Reference: TL0446114514
OS Grid Coordinates: 504461, 214514
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8195, -0.4858

Location: Flamstead, Hertfordshire AL3 8AW

Locality: Flamstead
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 8AW

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(West side)
3/14 Ice House at
- Beechwood Park School
(30M to W of North Stables)

Ice house. C18 (probably c.1754 by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown for Sir
Thomas Sebright when landscaping park and preparing plan to enlarge
house). Red brick in English-bond with many purple bricks. Buried in an
earth mound. Circular conical well some 5M in diameter with domed top
penetrated by 2M long entrance passage with tunnel vault now largely
destroyed. Recesses for a wooden floor structure about 7M below entrance
level. Entrance faces E.

Listing NGR: TL0446114514

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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