History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Square Court and Ice House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Nibley, Gloucestershire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6698 / 51°40'11"N

Longitude: -2.3799 / 2°22'47"W

OS Eastings: 373820

OS Northings: 196852

OS Grid: ST738968

Mapcode National: GBR 0LZ.C3N

Mapcode Global: VH957.P9P7

Entry Name: Square Court and Ice House

Listing Date: 1 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395221

Location: North Nibley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: North Nibley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: North Nibley St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Find accommodation in
North Nibley

Listing Text

NORTH NIBLEY STANCOMBE PARK
ST 7396 at
NGR ST 73829685
8/126 Square Court and ice house
GV II

Small square court with archways and ice house. c1860 for Rev.
David Edwards. Brick walls; marlstone ashlar archways; whale-
bone entrance arch to ice house. Square court entered on north
side with walls brought down to ground level. Moorish key-hole
stone archway on south side; Egyptian archway to left leads to
pathway ending at lakeside seat. Two large curved whale bones
provide pointed-arched entry to ice house right, followed by timber
version of Egyptian archway leading to brick and stone-lined inner
part with further Egyptian arch in stone; ice chamber beyond.
Simple stone urn stands in centre of court. Moorish arch leads to
curving brick.tunnel-vaulted corridor which is mostly above ground
level; terminated at south end by plain brick round arch.
Located immediately to the east of Lake Lodge (q.v.). One of a
sequence of features in the very extensive Regency and early
Victorian landscaped park and pleasure gardens.
(B. Jones, Follies and Grottoes, 1974; and D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)


Listing NGR: ST7382096852

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.