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Latitude: 52.9175 / 52°55'3"N
Longitude: -3.5977 / 3°35'51"W
OS Eastings: 292670
OS Northings: 336764
OS Grid: SH926367
Mapcode National: GBR 6D.N8JP
Mapcode Global: WH66Z.QX0Q
Entry Name: Ice House at Rhiwlas
Listing Date: 31 January 2001
Last Amended: 31 January 2001
Source ID: 24625
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Approximatly half way along the old Rhiwlas Hall drive, set into a wooded slope some 20m above the River Dee.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Icehouse, possible of late C17 or early C18 date and built to serve Rhiwlas Hall.
Rectangular ice house built into a slope. Of local slatestone rubble construction with shallow pointed stone vault. Deeply-recessed (2m) low central entrance to the downhill end with rough slatestone lintel; boarded door. Irregular ocular opening to the top of the opposite end. The vaulted roof is cemented and is much overgrown.
Stepped-down interior with unrendered walls and beaten earth floor; pointed barrel vault.
Listed for its special interest as a C17 or C18 ice house retaining good original character.
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