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Ice Tunnels immediately to NE of Hartsheath

A Grade II Listed Building in Leeswood, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.135 / 53°8'5"N

Longitude: -3.068 / 3°4'4"W

OS Eastings: 328648

OS Northings: 360290

OS Grid: SJ286602

Mapcode National: GBR 72.6K8C

Mapcode Global: WH77D.VG7H

Entry Name: Ice Tunnels immediately to NE of Hartsheath

Listing Date: 5 December 1997

Last Amended: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19105

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in a stone rubble wall to the NE of Hartsheath Hall.

County: Flintshire

Community: Leeswood and Pontblyddyn

Community: Leeswood

Locality: Hartsheath

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Late C18/early C19 Ice Tunnels for Hartsheath Hall. Thought to have been used to store blocks of ice in a manner similar to more conventional ice houses. The rubble retaining wall has been greatly enlarged.

Exterior

3 barrel vaulted tunnels at the base of a large rubble retaining wall. Tunnels all of stone rubble construction. Length of tunnels unknown.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with the other buildings on the Hartsheath Estate.

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