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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1290393
English Heritage Legacy ID: 395221
Location: North Nibley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11
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
NORTH NIBLEY STANCOMBE PARK
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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