Record Details

NHER Number:13312
Type of record:Monument
Name:Icehouse, Little Plumstead Hall

Summary

This is the reputed site of a post medieval icehouse, within the former park of Little Plumstead Hall (NHER 8492). Two summerhouses are also reputed to have stood close to the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3088 1058
Map Sheet:TG31SW
Parish:GREAT AND LITTLE PLUMSTEAD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Icehouse: described as domes, now buried under earth.
Position indicated by [1] of hospital carpenter's shop, who said the entrance was bricked up before being buried.
He claimed there had once been two pillared summerhouses 'nearby' (but they may have been further in the woods).
Lake has been filled in at this point and new buildings erected to west.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 22 February 1978.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

Related records - none

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