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Ice House Off Rectory Road, Wanlip (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6885, -1.1197
Date ListedTue 9th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressIce House Rectory Road Wanlip LE7 4PL
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5959810457
Volume, Map, Item285, 2, 134
WardBirstall Wanlip

Ice House. Late C18 or early C19. Brick. Externally a domed structure with short vaulted entrance tunnel. Inside, a deep well below ground level makes the whole an egg shaped structure of 15? diameter. Double brick construction, the exterior of the dome lined with rat trap bond brickwork. Inner end of entrance tunnel rebated to take a doorway with a high step. Small aperture at crown of dome, presumably for putting ice into the pit.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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