Record Details

NHER Number:17728
Type of record:Building
Name:Icehouse, Gunton Park


A mid to late 18th century icehouse with a very large central chamber within Gunton Park, NHER 30438.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2262 3437
Map Sheet:TG23SW

Full description

Very large chamber, very deep, of chequered brickwork.
More like an ice well (floor not visible).
Domed top, cut into by curved passage roof as far as central ring of bricks.
Passage of yellow brick.
Mark of inner door but outer end ruinous.
Under mound of earth.
Mid to late 18th century.
(S1) in file.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 4 November 1981.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: Unknown. [unknown].

Related records

30438Part of: Gunton Park (Monument)

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