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Ice House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruabon, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9802 / 52°58'48"N

Longitude: -3.0369 / 3°2'12"W

OS Eastings: 330475

OS Northings: 343045

OS Grid: SJ304430

Mapcode National: GBR 74.J6SM

Mapcode Global: WH89B.BC24

Entry Name: Ice House

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15747

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated close to the edge of Bathground Wood 70m SW of Wynnstay Column.

County: Wrexham

Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)

Community: Ruabon

Locality: Wynnstay

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Mid C19 large freestanding ice house. Built for the Wynnstay Estate.

Exterior

Substantial remains of a circular ice house built of red brick in English bond. Circular pit with retaining walls and evidence of brick vault roof and attached brick entrance passage.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with associated listed items as a surviving structure in this important historic park.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Sluice Outlet
    Remotely sited within Wynnstay Park; in Bathground Wood 50m to the west of the Cascade.
  • II* Wynnstay Column
    Situated near the eastern edge of Bathground Wood, 500m NW of Wynnstay Hall.
  • II* Cascade
    Remotely sited within Wynnstay Park; in Bathground Wood 230m east of Wynnstay Column.
  • II Plunge Pool
    Situated within Wynnstay Park, 450m S of Ruabon in Bathground Wood. Reached from a drive running S off the slip road to the A539 E bound off the A483 at Ruabon.
  • II* The Bath House Wynnstay
    Situated within Wynnstay Park, 450m S of Ruabon in Bathground Wood. Reached from a drive running S off the slip road to the A539 E bound off the A483 at Ruabon.
  • II Boat House
    Situated close to the head of the lake 500m NW of Wynnstay Hall, reached from a track running W from the private road to the Hall.
  • II Former Estate Office at Wynnstay Hall
    Situated to N of the Stable Block at Wynnstay Hall.
  • II* Wynnstay Hall
    Set in an important landscaped park 1.3 km SE of Ruabon and reached by a private drive running S from Broth Lodge on A539.

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