Panaramic view

Fishpond Wood Ice House  | OS Grid Ref: 415638,464680  | Site classified as: Ice House  | HPG Ref: 60015

Map Evidence

OS Not evident
OS Ice house shown
OS As above
OS sheet SE 16 SE, As above

Other documentary evidence


Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Ice House, newly restored by owner.
Site Access: 100m from main E – W path in Fishpond Wood
Parking: In Bewerley village, by chapel.
Visibility: Clearly visible from track in woodland
Micro climate: Partially enclosed by woodland.
N, S and W boundaries: Woodland
E boundary: fence bordering field
Buildings: Ice house partially buried in ground. Stone wall with door facing S, domed roof covered in earth. External structure 8m long, 6m wide. Interior brick-lined, now visible for visitors (torch needed).
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Permissive path to S.
General Condition: Was in poor condition, but recently restored (2016), interior in remarkably good condition.
Photographs: Photographs (Yes)
Recorder: EB
Date: 20/04/2009

Additional Information

Additional information: Fishpond Wood and its Ice house were part of the Bewerley Hall estate in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Extract from OS 1891 25inch showing icehouse circled in red
Extract from OS 1910 6inch showing icehouse circled in red
General view of ice house 2009
ice house after.jpg
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