Ice House in Rufford Park at Sd 454 159, Rufford
Description: Ice House in Rufford Park at Sd 454 159
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, Lancashire L40 1TG
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RUFFORD HOLMESWOOD LANE
SD 41 NE
7/10 Ice house in Rufford Park
at SD 454 159
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
Source: English Heritage
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