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Mostyn Hall Ice House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mostyn, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.317 / 53°19'1"N

Longitude: -3.2824 / 3°16'56"W

OS Eastings: 314664

OS Northings: 380770

OS Grid: SJ146807

Mapcode National: GBR 5ZJ2.5P

Mapcode Global: WH76B.KW5J

Entry Name: Mostyn Hall Ice House

Listing Date: 11 June 1962

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 334

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in Mostyn Park and surrounded by trees. Close to the N corner of the farmyard which is to the W of Mostyn Hall.

County: Flintshire

Town: Mold

Community: Mostyn

Community: Mostyn

Locality: Mostyn Park

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Mostyn Hall is a large country house, the seat of the Mostyn family and its antecedents since the C15. The house, mainly of the C16 and C17, was extensively remodelled by Ambrose Poynter, architect, in 1846-7. A Tudor gate-house range is located to the SW of the house and is dated 1570. The ice-house is C18.


Circular red brick ice-house approx 6m diameter, with domed roof which is slightly truncated and rendered. Round-arched entrance facing SE and leading to a short passage. The entrance may have been gabled originally, but some of the brickwork is missing.


The entrance passage leads to a deep brick-lined chamber with egg-shaped profile.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a substantial garden structure that makes an important contribution to the historic integrity of Mostyn Park.

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