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Ice House Approximately 270 Metres North East of Buckland House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Buckland, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6833 / 51°40'59"N

Longitude: -1.506 / 1°30'21"W

OS Eastings: 434250

OS Northings: 198399

OS Grid: SU342983

Mapcode National: GBR 6WX.J2C

Mapcode Global: VHC0F.VY6G

Entry Name: Ice House Approximately 270 Metres North East of Buckland House

Listing Date: 15 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250878

Location: Buckland, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Buckland

Built-Up Area: Buckland

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Gainfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

2/49 Icehouse approx. 270m. NE of
Buckland House

Icehouse. c.1757, probably by John Wood the younger for Sir Robert Throckmorton.
Coursed limestone rubble except vermiculated rustication to porch; thatched roof
over icehouse, stone slate over porch. Circular brick icehouse has square porch
attached to front. Picturesque style. Porch is pedimented to front and has entry
to each of its 3 sides with semi-circular arches linked by an ashlar string
course at impost level. Conical roof over icehouse is brought forward with a
small gablet over the gabled porch roof. Interior: Interior of portico is
rendered; icehouse entered by C20 plank door in a semi-circular trick arch. An
excellent example of a Georgian icehouse in the Picturesque style.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.106).

Listing NGR: SU3425198400

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