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Ice House in Rufford Park at Sd 454 159, Rufford

Description: Ice House in Rufford Park at Sd 454 159

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 357712

OS Grid Reference: SD4551015996
OS Grid Coordinates: 345510, 415996
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6376, -2.8256

Location: Holmeswood Road, Rufford L40 1TG

Locality: Rufford
Local Authority: West Lancashire Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: L40 1TG

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
7/10 Ice house in Rufford Park
at SD 454 159
- II

Ice-house. Probably late C18. Sandstone, brick, and earth. Egg-shaped
subterranean ice chamber of brick, approached by a brick vaulted passage on
the north west side, covered by an earth mound (passage now barred by modern
iron gates in the middle); the whole surrounded by a circular ha-ha c.35
metres in diameter, with low returning wall of sandstone rubble. Probably
built at the same time as Rufford New Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD4551015996

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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