All brick icehouse, described in 1983 as being in poor condition, with a collapsed passage roof. (1, 2)
The icehouse is situated c. 800m to the east of the house. It faces north-east, is fenced in and covered by a small spinney in an open field. It is earth-covered, of brick construction and has a collapsed entrance passage which originally had two doors. The chamber has an overall depth of over 5m and a diameter of 4m. The icehouse could be contemporary with Catton Hall by William Smith of Warwick, 1741-2. It is shown on the OS 6" map of 1925. (3)
Unpublished document: Perkins, R. mid 1980s. Derbyshire Icehouses.
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(g).1, with plan.
Bibliographic reference: Beamon, S P & Roaf, S. 1990. The Ice Houses of Britain. p 235.
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CATTON, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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