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Worsley Hall Ice House

A Grade II Listed Building in Worsley, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5028 / 53°30'10"N

Longitude: -2.3933 / 2°23'35"W

OS Eastings: 374011

OS Northings: 400753

OS Grid: SD740007

Mapcode National: GBR CWQY.N1

Mapcode Global: WH988.67L0

Entry Name: Worsley Hall Ice House

Listing Date: 29 July 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211998

Location: Salford, M28

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Worsley

Built-Up Area: Worsley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Worsley St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

WORSLEY LEIGH ROAD
SD 70 SW
(south side)
1/40 Worsley Hall
29/7/66 Ice-house
- II

Ice-house. 1840s. Built for the 1st Earl of Ellesmere.
Hammer-dressed stone; brick internally. A barrel-vaulted
structure which creates a mound in the ground level and is
entered at one end. All that is visible externally is a
blocked up door in a segmental section of stonework which
reflects the shape of the vault inside. Interior not
inspected but said to contain an unusual vaulted approach
chamber with stone-lined doorways, 5 stone steps down and a
deep shaft which tapers downwards.

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