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Latitude: 52.0622 / 52°3'43"N
Longitude: 1.1586 / 1°9'30"E
OS Eastings: 616613
OS Northings: 245135
OS Grid: TM166451
Mapcode National: GBR TMP.RQG
Mapcode Global: VHLBT.1FBG
Entry Name: Ice House About 200 Metres North of Christchurch Mansion
Listing Date: 5 November 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264104
English Heritage Legacy ID: 428674
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4
Electoral Ward/Division: St Margaret's
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Ipswich
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
The following building shall be added:-
Ice House about 200 metres north of Christchurch Mansion
Ice house. C18 probably 1735 when Christchurch Park was improved.
Brick. Deep underground circular chamber with domed top. Brick
vaulted anti chamber to entrance on north side, blocked and
approached by C20 concrete steps. There is a swamp at the bottom
of the chamber and the crown of the dome is said to have collapsed.
The ice house is situated in the part (now municipal park) of
Christchurch Mansion (listed grade I) which was built in 1548
after the Augustinian Priory was dissolved in 1536, and partly
rebuilt in 1675 after a fire. The ice house was probably built in
1735 when Claude Fonnereau acquired the estate.
Christchurch Park is included in the Register of Parks and Gardens
of Special Historic Interest at Grade II.
Listing NGR: TM1661345135
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