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Ice House in Garden at Powis Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6479 / 52°38'52"N

Longitude: -3.1634 / 3°9'48"W

OS Eastings: 321388

OS Northings: 306213

OS Grid: SJ213062

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.69VP

Mapcode Global: WH79P.CPWW

Entry Name: Ice House in Garden at Powis Castle

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16789

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Built into the bank above the small stream which feeds Garden Pool, SW of the castle

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Locality: Powis Castle

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

History: The ice house is thought to have been constructed in the early C19, and was restored in the 1980's.

Description: Brick, domed above ground, with round-arched short passage entry, and deep ovoid chamber.

An exceptionally well-preserved example of an ice house and a significant relic of the domestic economy of the castle.

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