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Description: Icehouse in Great Frithsden Copse (National Trust) 110 Metres South West of Brick Wall Cottage at Ng
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157984
OS Grid Reference: TL0056010170
OS Grid Coordinates: 500560, 210170
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7812, -0.5437
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TL 01 SW NETTLEDEN WITH FRITHSDEN GARDENS
POTTEN END (West side)
3/203 Icehouse in Great Frithsden
- Copse (National Trust) 110m
SW of Brick Wall Cottage at
Nat Grid Ref TL 0056 1017
Icehouse. C18, for Ashridge Estate, entrance rebuilt C20. Red brick with
many vitrified bricks. A circular structure buried in the slope
approached by a short low segmental vaulted brick tunnel about 5ft wide
closed by a segmental arched entrance with tile springers to arch and
iron gate. About 15ft in diameter with deep conical well and brick
hemispherical dome with entrance at level of springing. English-bond
brickwork to interior. Many initials and dates cut into tunnel walls
with 'IPG 1778' on N side.
Listing NGR: TL0056010170
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Source: English Heritage
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