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Frogston Road East, Mortonhall House, Icehouse

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9031 / 55°54'11"N

Longitude: -3.1837 / 3°11'1"W

OS Eastings: 326085

OS Northings: 668412

OS Grid: NT260684

Mapcode National: GBR 6065.JQ

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.2W6G

Entry Name: Frogston Road East, Mortonhall House, Icehouse

Listing Date: 14 July 1966

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365541

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28098

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Late 18th century icehouse, doorway with ashlar surround leading to circular domed chamber apparently via 3 stone corridors with earth floors and slab roof. Brick-lined chamber originally lit by vents in dome, now obscured. Earth mounded over; sited in pasture to W of house.

Statement of Interest

Mortonhall House to E and associated buildings listed separately.

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