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Icehouse in Rear Garden of the Coachhouse, Old House Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Odd Rode, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1209 / 53°7'15"N

Longitude: -2.2357 / 2°14'8"W

OS Eastings: 384322

OS Northings: 358221

OS Grid: SJ843582

Mapcode National: GBR 12W.CLC

Mapcode Global: WHBC6.MTL9

Entry Name: Icehouse in Rear Garden of the Coachhouse, Old House Green

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56570

Location: Odd Rode, Cheshire East, ST7

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Odd Rode

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Odd Rode All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NW
8432 5822
7/115 Icehouse in rear garden of
the Coachhouse, Old
House Green
- Il

Icehouse, probably early C19. Red sandstone facing to entrance;
elsewhere red-brown brick, under earth mound forming the basis of a
later rock garden. Entrance has Gothick arch formed from a pair of
shaped stones, surmounted by a naive statue of a woman with hands
clasped over stomach. Flag-roofed stone passage 2 metres long has
groove for former door-frame at inner end, beyond which is a brick
passage 2 metres long with pointed vault. Circular ice chamber,
circa 2.2 metres diameter, has brick-domed roof with circular aperture
at crown closed with flags and covered with earth.

The icehouse also serves as a grotto overlooking a dumb-bell shaped

Listing NGR: SJ8432258221

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

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