Record Details

NHER Number:19082
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval ice-house

Summary

A circular ice-house of 19th century brick under an oval earth mound with a short entrance tunnel, the entrance now boarded over. It stands beside a large octagonal game larder (NHER 19424).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6950 2869
Map Sheet:TF62NE
Parish:SANDRINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 1983. Visited.
Ice-house. Just east of outbuildings of Sandringham House, beside large octagonal Game Larder, and about 183m (200 yards) northeast of lake. Under oval mound, but circular in form. Very short entrance tunnel with part of outer door frame (now boarded over). Built of late 19th century brick, leads to smaller square opening in wall of chamber.
E. Rose (NAU), April 1983.

Site is a bat roost and needs a lockable door to protect both site and bats from harm.
NIAS records 1992 (S1)
W. Arnold HES 24/01/11

Monument Types

  • GAME LARDER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ICEHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

Related records

3272Part of: Sandringham House (Building)
30486Part of: Sandringham Park (Monument)

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