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Square Court and Ice House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Nibley, Gloucestershire

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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

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Listing Text

ST 7396 at
NGR ST 73829685
8/126 Square Court and ice house

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

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