Description: Ice House in Folds Wood
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
MALTBY SANDBECK PARK
4/67 Ice-House in
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
Source: English Heritage
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