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Double Ice House in Corner of Field 15 Metres to North West of St Ibbs Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Ippolyts, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9275 / 51°55'38"N

Longitude: -0.2648 / 0°15'53"W

OS Eastings: 519407

OS Northings: 226864

OS Grid: TL194268

Mapcode National: GBR H68.5TW

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.CTB7

Entry Name: Double Ice House in Corner of Field 15 Metres to North West of St Ibbs Lodge

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162657

Location: St. Ippolyts, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Ippolyts

Built-Up Area: Hitchin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

ST IPPOLLITTS LONDON ROAD
TL 12 NE (West side)
St. Ibbs

3/45 Double icehouse in
- corner of field 15M
to NW of St. Ibbs Lodge

- II

2 icehouses with a single entrance. After 1816, to store ice for St.
Ibbs (q.v.). Red brick, in Flemish bond in passages. 2 underground
chambers for storing ice presumably from lake in the park to the E. Each
about 5M diameter conical brick lined well covered by a brick dome and
entered at springing level of dome, by a segmental arched vaulted
passage about 1M wide and about 3M long with checks for 2 or more doors
in each passage. Outer doors adjoin where passages meet at right angles
with one passage extending further to N as entrance (now collapsed).
The other passage branches off to W. Chambers partly filled by rubbish
and earth.


Listing NGR: TL1940726864

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