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Ice House in Folds Wood

A Grade II Listed Building in Maltby, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4065 / 53°24'23"N

Longitude: -1.1355 / 1°8'7"W

OS Eastings: 457568

OS Northings: 390307

OS Grid: SK575903

Mapcode National: GBR NYH1.YL

Mapcode Global: WHDDN.JMHX

Entry Name: Ice House in Folds Wood

Listing Date: 1 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335942

Location: Maltby, Rotherham, DN11

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Maltby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Maltby

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK59SE SK57619031
4/67 Ice-House in
Folds Wood
Ice-house. Late C18 or early C19. For the Sandbeck Estate. Ashlar
limestone dressings to brick-lined vault. Rock-strewn earth mound with
doorway in north-west side flanked by rubble retaining walls (collapsed at
time of resurvey). Doorway has rebated round-headed surround with remains of
curved band over.
Interior: brick-lined tunnel with recesses on left and right, another doorway
to inner tunnel with step and ledge below hatch openings into subterranean
Estate papers for 1807/8 (Beastall, p116) refer to the completion of an ice
house for the 6th Earl which could mean this structure or another ice-house
the remains of which survive at the east end of Upper Lake.
T. W. Beastall, A North Country Estate, 1974.

Listing NGR: SK5756890307

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

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