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Latitude: 51.6297 / 51°37'46"N
Longitude: -4.9318 / 4°55'54"W
OS Eastings: 197187
OS Northings: 196389
OS Grid: SR971963
Mapcode National: GBR G8.H92Q
Mapcode Global: VH1SD.G9MJ
Entry Name: Ice House
Listing Date: 8 February 1996
Last Amended: 8 February 1996
Source ID: 17996
Building Class: Domestic
Location: At S side of a footpath through Lodge Park, about 200 m N of the Mencap Gardens.
Community: Stackpole and Castlemartin (Stackpole a Chastellmartin)
Locality: Stackpole Court
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
North-facing ice house, of which only the front is visible, constructed of grotesquely weathered limestone blocks in grotto style. Probably constructed c.1800 to be an amusing item in the woodland walk around the gardens as well as serving a practical purpose.
Arched entrance into a below-ground passage. Low limestone block wall, evidently added across the entrance after its disuse. Rear of passage evidently leads to the ice chamber, but all is walled up. The dome of the ice chamber at the rear appears to be intact, but the whole is extremely heavily overgrown (as intended).
Listed as an ice house, apparently complete, in grotto style. Listed also for group value with the other survivals of the Stackpole Court buildings.
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