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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 392516
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45569
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian South
Traditional County: Midlothian
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.
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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