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Ice House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wanlip, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6885 / 52°41'18"N

Longitude: -1.1197 / 1°7'10"W

OS Eastings: 459598

OS Northings: 310457

OS Grid: SK595104

Mapcode National: GBR 8LW.KQ6

Mapcode Global: WHDJ4.RPZ8

Entry Name: Ice House

Listing Date: 9 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189600

Location: Wanlip, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE4

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Wanlip

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

WANLIP

SK 51 SE RECTORY ROAD (West Side)

2/134 Ice House

II

Ice House. Late C18 or early C19. Brick. Externally a domed structure with short
vaulted entrance tunnel. Inside, a deep well below ground level makes the whole
an egg shaped structure of 15' diameter. Double-brick construction, the exterior
of the dome lined with rat-trap bond brickwork. Inner end of entrance tunnel rebated
to take a doorway with a high step. Small aperture at crown of dome, presumably
for putting ice into the pit.


Listing NGR: SK5959810457

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