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Ice House in Folds Wood, Maltby

Description: Ice House in Folds Wood

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 335942

OS Grid Reference: SK5756890307
OS Grid Coordinates: 457568, 390307
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4065, -1.1355

Location: Folds Lane, Maltby, Rotherham S66 8PD

Locality: Maltby
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S66 8PD

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Listing Text

SK59SE SK57619031
4/67 Ice-House in
Folds Wood
Ice-house. Late C18 or early C19. For the Sandbeck Estate. Ashlar
limestone dressings to brick-lined vault. Rock-strewn earth mound with
doorway in north-west side flanked by rubble retaining walls (collapsed at
time of resurvey). Doorway has rebated round-headed surround with remains of
curved band over.
Interior: brick-lined tunnel with recesses on left and right, another doorway
to inner tunnel with step and ledge below hatch openings into subterranean
Estate papers for 1807/8 (Beastall, p116) refer to the completion of an ice
house for the 6th Earl which could mean this structure or another ice-house
the remains of which survive at the east end of Upper Lake.
T. W. Beastall, A North Country Estate, 1974.

Listing NGR: SK5756890307

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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