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Icehouse Approximately 460 Metres South East of Cornbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornbury and Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8598 / 51°51'35"N

Longitude: -1.4858 / 1°29'8"W

OS Eastings: 435507

OS Northings: 218032

OS Grid: SP355180

Mapcode National: GBR 6TT.96F

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.6JC5

Entry Name: Icehouse Approximately 460 Metres South East of Cornbury House

Listing Date: 13 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252458

Location: Cornbury and Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Cornbury and Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

13/18 Icehouse approx. 460m SE of
Cornbury House

- II

Icehouse. Probably c18, Coursed limestone rubble. Circular plan with domed roof.
Double skin below ground level. Entrance to north with corbelled stone roof and
boarded door with wrought-iron strap hinges and flat stone arch. Interior: domed
chamber. Some brick in dome. The double-skin construction is unusual and was
probably employed to improve the thermal performance of the building, especially
as it is not covered by an earth mound. The icehouse stands in a remote position
in Cornbury Park, at some distance from Cornbury House (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: pp553-5)

Listing NGR: SP3550718032

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