Information for record number MWA13113:
Ice house at Packington Hall

Summary 17th to 18th century ice house built in the park at Packington Hall.
What Is It?  
Type: Icehouse
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Great Packington
District: North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: 00
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Level of Protection Local

Source Number  

1 Ice house at Packington Hall. Beamon and Roaf report this structure as being built in the park during the 17th - 18th centuries. park laid out by 'Capability' Brown.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: The Ice-Houses of Britain
Author/originator: Beamon, S.P. and Roaf, S.
Date: 1990
Page Number: 437 - 443
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Word or Phrase
monument ICEHOUSE * A structure, partly underground, for the preservation of ice for use during warmer weather. back
monument HOUSE * A building for human habitation, especially a dwelling place. Use more specific type where known. back
monument PARK * An enclosed piece of land, generally large in area, used for hunting, the cultivation of trees, for grazing sheep and cattle or visual enjoyment. Use more specific type where known. back
monument STRUCTURE * A construction of unknown function, either extant or implied by archaeological evidence. If known, use more specific type. back

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