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Latitude: 51.9275 / 51°55'38"N
Longitude: -0.2648 / 0°15'53"W
OS Eastings: 519407
OS Northings: 226864
OS Grid: TL194268
Mapcode National: GBR H68.5TW
Mapcode Global: VHGNS.CTB7
Entry Name: Double Ice House in Corner of Field 15 Metres to North West of St Ibbs Lodge
Listing Date: 28 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102540
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162657
Location: St. Ippolyts, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: St Ippolyts
Built-Up Area: Hitchin
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
ST IPPOLLITTS LONDON ROAD
TL 12 NE (West side)
3/45 Double icehouse in
- corner of field 15M
to NW of St. Ibbs Lodge
2 icehouses with a single entrance. After 1816, to store ice for St.
Ibbs (q.v.). Red brick, in Flemish bond in passages. 2 underground
chambers for storing ice presumably from lake in the park to the E. Each
about 5M diameter conical brick lined well covered by a brick dome and
entered at springing level of dome, by a segmental arched vaulted
passage about 1M wide and about 3M long with checks for 2 or more doors
in each passage. Outer doors adjoin where passages meet at right angles
with one passage extending further to N as entrance (now collapsed).
The other passage branches off to W. Chambers partly filled by rubbish
Listing NGR: TL1940726864
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