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Ice House and Attached Wall Circa 10 Metres South East of Cassey Compton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Withington, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8336 / 51°50'0"N

Longitude: -1.9287 / 1°55'43"W

OS Eastings: 405006

OS Northings: 214995

OS Grid: SP050149

Mapcode National: GBR 3PM.55H

Mapcode Global: VHB25.J56Q

Entry Name: Ice House and Attached Wall Circa 10 Metres South East of Cassey Compton House

Listing Date: 11 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129253

Location: Withington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Withington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Withington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


7/148 Ice house and attached wall
clOm south-east of Cassey
Compton House


Former icehouse. Coursed squared and dressed limestone; stone
slate roof. Wall partly ashlar partly coursed squared and dressed
limestone. Rectangular plan to icehouse, staggered wall runs away
for c7m towards canal on south. Icehouse; 1½ storeys. Plank door
at west gable end, small plank door to loft above. Three raking
buttresses along north wall. Gable ends asymmetrical. Barrel
vault to semi-subterranean ground floor room. Wall central blocked
single width doorway within section of wall nearest canal, blocked
window left. This section of wall probably represents a garden
wall which formerly ran away south from the south-east corner of
part of the house (now demolished). Wall left of this probably
formed part of the house wall with ashlar outer face. (Engraving
of c1712 by Kip in Atkyn's History of Gloucestershire).

Listing NGR: SP0500614995

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