Record Details

NHER Number:7408
Type of record:Monument
Name:Icehouse

Summary

An icehouse, mentioned in estate accounts in 1770.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1785 2838
Map Sheet:TG12NE
Parish:BLICKLING, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Icehouse, built in estate bricks around 1800.
To be restored?
E. Rose (NAU) 22 March 1978.

Restored, but with no tunnel, instead a pair of flanking walls built with pillars.
E. Rose (NAU) 5 October 1981.

Estate accounts mention the icehouse in 1770.
Tally marks of loading men on tunnel walls.
E. Rose (NAU) 19 November 1981.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Beamon, S. & Roaf, S.. 1990. The Ice-houses of Britain..
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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30433Part of: Blickling Park (Monument)

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