Description: Ice House Approximately 270 Metres North East of Buckland House
Date Listed: 15 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 250878
OS Grid Reference: SU3425098399
OS Grid Coordinates: 434250, 198399
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6833, -1.5060
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BUCKLAND BUCKLAND PARE
2/49 Icehouse approx. 270m. NE of
Icehouse. c.1757, probably by John Wood the younger for Sir Robert Throckmorton.
Coursed limestone rubble except vermiculated rustication to porch; thatched roof
over icehouse, stone slate over porch. Circular brick icehouse has square porch
attached to front. Picturesque style. Porch is pedimented to front and has entry
to each of its 3 sides with semi-circular arches linked by an ashlar string
course at impost level. Conical roof over icehouse is brought forward with a
small gablet over the gabled porch roof. Interior: Interior of portico is
rendered; icehouse entered by C20 plank door in a semi-circular trick arch. An
excellent example of a Georgian icehouse in the Picturesque style.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.106).
Listing NGR: SU3425198400
Source: English Heritage
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