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Ice House at Convent of the Sacred Heart

A Grade II Listed Building in Epsom, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3286 / 51°19'42"N

Longitude: -0.2745 / 0°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 520316

OS Northings: 160244

OS Grid: TQ203602

Mapcode National: GBR 94.1GV

Mapcode Global: VHGRP.6V7W

Entry Name: Ice House at Convent of the Sacred Heart

Listing Date: 7 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248948

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430777

Location: Epsom and Ewell, Surrey, KT18

County: Surrey

District: Epsom and Ewell

Town: Epsom and Ewell

Electoral Ward/Division: Woodcote

Built-Up Area: Epsom

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Epsom Common Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added;

DORKING ROAD
TQ 2060
(west side)
861-/30/10016 Ice-house at Convent of
the Sacred Heart

GV II

Ice house, probably c. 1700. Brick, set in earth mound at end of long canal. Spherical, cup and
dome shape, sixteen feet high at maximum and reached via narrow brick tunnel near its top. The
ice house formed part of The Elms estate, visited by Celia Fiennes, during her travels through
Surrey between 1708 and 1712, who described'two mounts cut smoothe, between is a canall,
these mounts are severall stepps up under which are ice houses...'
Sources:
Christopher Morris, ed. 'The Joumeys of Celia Fiennes', 1947 Sylvia P Beamon and Susan Roaf,
'The Ice Houses of Britain', 1990


Listing NGR: TQ2031660244

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

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