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Double Ice House in Corner of Field 15 Metres to North West of St Ibbs Lodge, St Ippolyts

Description: Double Ice House in Corner of Field 15 Metres to North West of St Ibbs Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162657

OS Grid Reference: TL1940726864
OS Grid Coordinates: 519407, 226864
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9275, -0.2648

Location: London Road, Ippollitts, Hertfordshire SG4 7NL

Locality: St Ippolyts
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7NL

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Listing Text

TL 12 NE (West side)
St. Ibbs

3/45 Double icehouse in
- corner of field 15M
to NW of St. Ibbs Lodge

- II

2 icehouses with a single entrance. After 1816, to store ice for St.
Ibbs (q.v.). Red brick, in Flemish bond in passages. 2 underground
chambers for storing ice presumably from lake in the park to the E. Each
about 5M diameter conical brick lined well covered by a brick dome and
entered at springing level of dome, by a segmental arched vaulted
passage about 1M wide and about 3M long with checks for 2 or more doors
in each passage. Outer doors adjoin where passages meet at right angles
with one passage extending further to N as entrance (now collapsed).
The other passage branches off to W. Chambers partly filled by rubbish
and earth.

Listing NGR: TL1940726864

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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