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Paxton House Estate, Ice House

A Category C Listed Building in Hutton, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7631 / 55°45'47"N

Longitude: -2.108 / 2°6'28"W

OS Eastings: 393320

OS Northings: 652201

OS Grid: NT933522

Mapcode National: GBR F1QS.FX

Mapcode Global: WH9YH.LDDS

Entry Name: Paxton House Estate, Ice House

Listing Date: 15 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395045

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47699

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hutton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Possibly 18th century. Squared pink sandstone rubble domical ice house set beneath bridge arch. Square-headed passage accessing semi-subterranean , oval-shaped chamber. Coursed sandstone inner lining. Modern railings dividing passage and chamber.

Statement of Interest

Paxton House Estate A Group comprises 'Boundary Walls, Railings & Gatepiers', 'Bridge', 'Dene Cottage', 'The Dower House', 'Entrance comprising South Lodge, East Lodge, Quadrant Walls, Piers & Entrance Screen', 'Garden Cottage', 'Ice House', 'North Lodge & West Lodge', 'Paxton House', 'Walled Garden' - see separate list entries. Set within the boundaries of the INVENTORY site. Deliberately sited in a cool, dark space beneath the bridge arch, this ice house remains a good example of its fairly typical type.

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