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Worsley Hall Ice House, Worsley

Description: Worsley Hall Ice House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 211998

OS Grid Reference: SD7401100753
OS Grid Coordinates: 374011, 400753
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5028, -2.3933

Location: Leigh Road, Salford M28 0EL

Locality: Worsley
County: Salford
Country: England
Postcode: M28 0EL

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Listing Text

SD 70 SW
(south side)
1/40 Worsley Hall
29/7/66 Ice-house
- II

Ice-house. 1840s. Built for the 1st Earl of Ellesmere.
Hammer-dressed stone; brick internally. A barrel-vaulted
structure which creates a mound in the ground level and is
entered at one end. All that is visible externally is a
blocked up door in a segmental section of stonework which
reflects the shape of the vault inside. Interior not
inspected but said to contain an unusual vaulted approach
chamber with stone-lined doorways, 5 stone steps down and a
deep shaft which tapers downwards.

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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