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Icehouse Circa 300 Yards East of Biddlestone Chapel, Biddlestone

Description: Icehouse Circa 300 Yards East of Biddlestone Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236113

OS Grid Reference: NT9580108297
OS Grid Coordinates: 395801, 608297
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3687, -2.0678

Location: Biddlestone, Northumberland NE65 7DT

Locality: Biddlestone
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7DT

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Listing Text

NT 90 NE
15/27 Icehouse c.300
yards east of
Biddlestone Chapel


Icehouse. Early C19. Ashlar. Built into steep bank with retaining wall and
square porch.

Inside, a short passage with 3 right-angled turns leads to the ice chamber which
is square, c.15 ft. deep with tunnel-vaulted roof and offsets at regular intervals
down the sides which formerly supported wooden shelves to hold the ice. A trap
door through the vault, covered by a massive stone slab, provided further access.

Listing NGR: NT9580108297

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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