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Description: Double Ice House in Corner of Field 15 Metres to North West of St Ibbs Lodge
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
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ST IPPOLLITTS LONDON ROAD
TL 12 NE (West side)
3/45 Double icehouse in
- corner of field 15M
to NW of St. Ibbs Lodge
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
Listing NGR: TL1940726864
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Source: English Heritage
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