Panaramic view

Studley Royal Park (Ice House)  | OS Grid Ref: 428500,469580  | Site classified as: Ice House  | HPG Ref: 60017

Map Evidence

1856/7 OS
Entry visible for "ice house"
1910 6inch OS
Entry visible for "ice houses"

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Ice House within Studley Royal Park.
Site Access: From Ripon Rowel Route – to left of main drive to Lake car park.
Visibility: Clear
Buildings: 2 ice houses to left of main driveway from Studley Roger.
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: None to ice houses
Planting: Grass covered
General Condition: Some deterioration, door blocked
Local knowledge: Believed to be on hill between house and lake because of flooding nearer lake
Recommendations: NFA
Other comments: Part of designed landscape at large NT property
Recorder: DC/PAW
Date: 2/8/08

Other documentary evidence

The ice houses are situated within the wider UNESCO World Heritage Site - Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey, managed by the National Trust.

Links to related sites

The Ice Houses are situated within the wider Fountains Abbey With Studley Royal site. This is a World Heritage site which since 1986 has been under the management of the National Trust.

Additional Information

Now in 2017, the Ice houses have been restored by the National Trust and can be viewed externally.

Extract from 1851 OS map centred on Site
Extract from OS Landranger map centred on Site
Extract from Google Map image map centred on Site
Ice House
Ice House
Ice House showing N facing airlock porch.
Behind can be seen the second Ice House.
Ice House
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