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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ICE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BURTON MANOR

List entry Number: 1387806

Location

ICE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BURTON MANOR, VILLAGE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1999

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 475798

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Details

NESTON

SJ3174 VILLAGE STREET, Burton Village 794-1/11/11 (South side) Ice House approximately 75m south west of Burton Manor

GV II

Ice House. c1805; for Richard Congreve. Coursed and random rubble red sandstone. Two subterranean chambers linked by a central passage with access to both chambers via stone steps. EXTERIOR: arched south opening is approached via steps from both east and west, 10 and 14 steps. INTERIOR: opening leads into a chamber approximately 3m wide, 6m long, with a segmental vaulted roof and bedrock walls. Link passage is approximately 1m wide, 7m long, with coursed rubble walls and roof of stone lintels side by side. The second chamber is approximately 3m wide, 5m long, and contains a central trough approximately 1m by 1.5m raised 0.33m above floor level. This chamber is illuminated by a shaft to ground level which is covered by a metal grille. A narrow passage in the east wall of this chamber contains 5 steps and then turns south with 24 steps to ground level. HISTORY: the ice house survives from the Burton Hall which preceded the existing Burton Manor (qv).





Listing NGR: SJ3140074053

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National Grid Reference: SJ 31400 74053

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