Record Details

NHER Number:29365
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of icehouse

Summary

This is the site of an icehouse, one of three in Shadwell Park, which was almost totally destroyed by a falling tree in 1980.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9280 8314
Map Sheet:TL98SW
Parish:BRETTENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Icehouse, remains of.
Immediately adjacent to the service court of Shadwell Court.
Base alone survives of circular domed brick icehouse, infilled with rubbish and overgrown. Stated to have been intact until about 1980 when struck by falling tree.
One of three icehouses in the park, this one presumably was for the immediate domestic requirements of the house.
E. Rose (NLA) 3 February 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 9283 M-U.
<S1>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

Related records

6090Part of: Shadwell Court (Building)

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