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Icehouse Circa 300 Yards East of Biddlestone Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Biddlestone, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3687 / 55°22'7"N

Longitude: -2.0678 / 2°4'4"W

OS Eastings: 395801

OS Northings: 608297

OS Grid: NT958082

Mapcode National: GBR G60C.49

Mapcode Global: WHB0G.6BL5

Entry Name: Icehouse Circa 300 Yards East of Biddlestone Chapel

Listing Date: 3 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236113

Location: Biddlestone, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Biddlestone

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NT 90 NE
15/27 Icehouse c.300
yards east of
Biddlestone Chapel


Icehouse. Early C19. Ashlar. Built into steep bank with retaining wall and
square porch.

Inside, a short passage with 3 right-angled turns leads to the ice chamber which
is square, c.15 ft. deep with tunnel-vaulted roof and offsets at regular intervals
down the sides which formerly supported wooden shelves to hold the ice. A trap
door through the vault, covered by a massive stone slab, provided further access.

Listing NGR: NT9580108297

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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