Record Details

NHER Number:7746
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval icehouse, Great Witchingham Hall

Summary

A 19th century brick icehouse in the grounds of Great Witchingham Hall.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 1134 1876
Map Sheet:TG11NW
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1978. Field Observation.
An icehouse was identified during a visit to the grounds. Under a mound, a flight of red brick steps in a tunnel descends to a cylindrical chamber which was full of rubbish. The inner door is now missing. The brickwork appears to be 19th century and graffiti in the tunnel includes a date of 1888. One example of graffiti is dated 1811, but this may not be genuine.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 15 June 1978.

Monument Types

  • ICEHOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1800 AD to 2050 AD)

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