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Latitude: 51.6794 / 51°40'45"N
Longitude: -1.1164 / 1°6'58"W
OS Eastings: 461191
OS Northings: 198212
OS Grid: SU611982
Mapcode National: GBR B1F.LL0
Mapcode Global: VHCY9.L1PY
Entry Name: Ice House Approximately 40 Metres North of Ascott Park Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 July 1963
Last Amended: 19 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048018
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248356
Location: Stadhampton, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Stadhampton
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Little Milton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU69NW (South side)
6/115 Ice house approx. 40n. N of
18/07/63 Ascott Park Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Ascott
House, Dovecote and Workshop
Ice house and granary. Probably early C18 incorporating earlier features. Brick
in Flemish bond with some limestone dressings; thatch roof. Octagonal plan. 2
storeys plus basement. Entrance has a 4-centre arched stone doorway with ovolo
mouldings, recessed spandrels and a label. It stands above a similar 3-centre
arched basement doorway, without label, which is approached down a flight of
brick steps. In 3 other walls is a 2-light stone-mullioned window with concave
chamfers and labels. The windows may be C16 and the doorways early C17.
Octagonal pyramidal roof. Interior: walls are mostly in header bond with
segmental rear arches to windows cutting across chamfers. First floor structure
has been removed. Roof structure C20. Basement has an octagonal brick saucer
done. Part of the former formal gardens of Ascott Park.
(Ascott Park is included in the HBMC County Registers of Gardens at Grade II;
V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, p.121; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.776;
F. Woodward: Oxfordshire Parks, 1982).
Listing NGR: SU6119198212
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