Description: Grotto and Icehouse
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323263
OS Grid Reference: NZ1700012146
OS Grid Coordinates: 417000, 512146
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5044, -1.7390
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FORCETT AND CARKIN FORCETT PARK
10/51 Grotto and Icehouse
(formerly listed as
Grotto at Forcett Hall)
Grotto and icehouse. Late C18. Ashlar sandstone, rubble and brick. 3 bay
grotto, with passage leading from rear of central bay for a distance of
approximately 30 metres to circular brick icehouse with deep cavity and
vaulted top. Grotto: cyclopian dry-stone masonry forming 3 roundish arches,
the central one larger, behind which are 3 rubble barrel-vaulted chambers,
the central one tapering down to form passage approximately 1.75 metres
high. From outer sides of outer chambers, pointed-arched doorways lead up
into garden behind.
Listing NGR: NZ1700012146
Source: English Heritage
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