Record Details

NHER Number:8077
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval ice-house

Summary

This ice-house is buried under a mound in the wood to the northwest of the site of Wroxham Hall. It has a brick barrel-vaulted entrance passage to the south, and the marks of inner and outer doors. The domed brick chamber is in good condition. It appears to be of later date than the hall construction, i.e. after 1781.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2812 1669
Map Sheet:TG21NE
Parish:WROXHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 1983. Visit.
Ice-house. Buried under mound in wood northwest of Wroxham Hall site. Brick barrel-vaulted entrance passage on south only around 2m long with marks of inner and outer doors. Domed brick chamber in good condition, but base full of old iron, refrigerators etc; angle of splay suggests perhaps not originally very deep. Appears to be of later date than hall construction, i.e. after 1781. Ice would have been gathered from dykes to north.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 May 1983.

Monument Types

  • ICEHOUSE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1781 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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8068Part of: Site and remains of Wroxham Hall (Monument)

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