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Ice house to Plas Ystrad, Coed y Plas

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8459 / 51°50'45"N

Longitude: -4.3269 / 4°19'36"W

OS Eastings: 239809

OS Northings: 218927

OS Grid: SN398189

Mapcode National: GBR DF.TWY1

Mapcode Global: VH3LG.YVDT

Entry Name: Ice house to Plas Ystrad, Coed y Plas

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82162

Location: Situated in bank of woodland some 100m NW of Plas Ystrad.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Locality: Johnstown

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Icehouse probably early C19 built for John Jones for whom Ystrad was rebuilt c1800-10, but possibly earlier. The house has mostly been demolished 2002, to be rebuilt in replica as flats.

Exterior

Icehouse, built into hillside with steps down to damaged brick-arched low door. Rendered segmental arched low tunnel to second door into circular dome-roofed brick ice-chamber.

Interior

Circular stone interior with fine stone domed roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included for special interest as a well-preserved Georgian ice-house.

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