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Ice-House Circa 50 Metres West of Whitworth Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Spennymoor, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7069 / 54°42'24"N

Longitude: -1.635 / 1°38'6"W

OS Eastings: 423613

OS Northings: 534709

OS Grid: NZ236347

Mapcode National: GBR KG00.TH

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.VYLJ

Entry Name: Ice-House Circa 50 Metres West of Whitworth Hall

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112273

Location: Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Spennymoor

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Whitworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(East side, off)

5/71 Ice-house circa
50 metres west
of Whitworth Hall

Ice-house. Probably early C19. Sandstone rubble and brick. Set in platform
on which Whitworth House is built. Rubble retaining walls flank approach and
slope down to lower ground level in front of ice-house. Brick jambs and
rendered lintel to empty doorway. Short passage to chamber with wide segmental
brick vault.

Adapted as air-raid shelter in World War II.

Listing NGR: NZ2361334709

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

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