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Thornton Farm, Ice House

A Category C Listed Building in Carrington, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8421 / 55°50'31"N

Longitude: -3.1292 / 3°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 329385

OS Northings: 661559

OS Grid: NT293615

Mapcode National: GBR 60LW.BM

Mapcode Global: WH6T6.XF27

Entry Name: Thornton Farm, Ice House

Listing Date: 10 June 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392516

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45569

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carrington

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Carrington

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Mid 19th century. Segmental-arched ice house. Stugged coursed sandstone with stugged dressings; tooled sandstone arch over doorways, and tooled coping; grass roof swept down to ground level to SE and to low rubble wall to NW. Boarded timber door to centre of NE and SW elevations. Rectangular well with cement surround (altered) to interior.

Statement of Interest

Thornton Farm ice house would have kept food fresh and supplied ice for Whitehill House (now St. Joseph's Hospital) and home farm (now Thornton Farm), see separate listings.

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