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Icehouse at Llewesog Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1431 / 53°8'35"N

Longitude: -3.408 / 3°24'28"W

OS Eastings: 305920

OS Northings: 361590

OS Grid: SJ059615

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.5SSH

Mapcode Global: WH777.M8C7

Entry Name: Icehouse at Llewesog Hall

Listing Date: 21 October 2010

Last Amended: 21 October 2010

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87619

Location: Situated in woodland 120m SW of Llewesog Hall near to the junction of the minor road from Llanrhaeadr to Prion and the drive to the Hall.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch

Community: Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably C18 or early C19 and identified on the 1874 Ordnance Survey map. It may be contemporary with the remodelling of the hall at the end of the C18.


Large rectangular earth covered mound with, in its west face a squared rubble masonry wall with a central arched entrance.


Short straight brick lined and vaulted passage leads to brick lined cylindrical chamber with domed ceiling and base.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as a well preserved icehouse, important as a good example of this type of structure and for its group value with Llewesog Hall.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Llewesog Hall
    Located within its own grounds and set within a partly-wooded park approximately 1km SE of Prion; accessed via an unmetalled track running SE from a lane leading S off the main Prion-Llanrhaeadr road.
  • II Primary House at Cae Serwyd
    Located approximately 1.2km SE of Prion and 0.5km S of Llewesog Hall on an elevated site immediately to the SW of the present farmhouse; accessed via a track running S from a lane running to the S of
  • II Agricultural Range at Cae Serwyd
    To the S of the present farmhouse and closing the farmyard on the S side adjacent to, and at right-angels with, the primary house.
  • II Agricultural Range at Brynlluarth
    Located to the NE of the farmhouse and facing the farmyard to the E.
  • II Barn to the N of Brynlluarth
    Located to the N of the farmhouse, closing a sloping farmyard on the W side.
  • II Brynlluarth
    Located on an elevated site some 2km SE of Prion, facing Pant Pastinog accross a valley; accessed via a long track and set against a hillslope with its farmyard to the W.
  • II Prion Chapel and Ty Capel including Forecourt Walls and Gates
    Located in the centre of Prion, set back from the lane behind a walled and metalled forecourt on a slight rise, the chapel at right-angles to the road.
  • II Groes-Gwta Farmhouse
    Located opposite the chapel in the centre of Prion, on the N side of the lane, its E side facing a small walled garden parallel to the road.

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