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Grotto and Icehouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Forcett, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.5044 / 54°30'15"N

Longitude: -1.739 / 1°44'20"W

OS Eastings: 417000

OS Northings: 512146

OS Grid: NZ170121

Mapcode National: GBR JJ9C.92

Mapcode Global: WHC60.815Q

Entry Name: Grotto and Icehouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Last Amended: 21 May 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323263

Location: Forcett, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Forcett

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Forcett with Aldborough and Melsonby

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 1612-1712
10/51 Grotto and Icehouse
(formerly listed as
Grotto at Forcett Hall)

Grotto and icehouse. Late C18. Ashlar sandstone, rubble and brick. 3 bay
grotto, with passage leading from rear of central bay for a distance of
approximately 30 metres to circular brick icehouse with deep cavity and
vaulted top. Grotto: cyclopian dry-stone masonry forming 3 roundish arches,
the central one larger, behind which are 3 rubble barrel-vaulted chambers,
the central one tapering down to form passage approximately 1.75 metres
high. From outer sides of outer chambers, pointed-arched doorways lead up
into garden behind.

Listing NGR: NZ1700012146

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

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