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Ice House in Charborough Park, 50m West of the House

A Grade II Listed Building in Morden, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7807 / 50°46'50"N

Longitude: -2.1079 / 2°6'28"W

OS Eastings: 392485

OS Northings: 97903

OS Grid: SY924979

Mapcode National: GBR 31N.V7K

Mapcode Global: FRA 67G0.YC3

Entry Name: Ice House in Charborough Park, 50m West of the House

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Last Amended: 28 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108406

Location: Morden, Dorset, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Morden

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Almer and Charborough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/128 Ice House in Charborough
20/11/59 Park, 50 m west of the house


Formerly listed as "Grotto at Charborough House". Ice House with added
ornamental plastered facade. Ice House C18, facade mid C19. This has a
curved gable in Flemish style, with moulded capping. Round-headed arch
with projecting voussoirs. At each end of the facade a pier, supporting a
moulded cap, and urn. Surmounting the centre gable a statue of Mercury,
on a globe. In the gable an inscribed tablet, renewed in the C20, commem-
orating the Revolution of 1688 and accession of William of Orange. Behind
the facade a vaulted passage leads to the underground ice house, with a
studded door. RCHM Monument 3.

Listing NGR: SY9248597903

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