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Listed Building record MDR8532 - Icehouse south of the fishponds, Stanton Hall, Stanton in Peak

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1850 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Recorded as a Peak Park Treasure, but without a description (1). Photographic record. (2) This icehouse is listed Grade II. It is probably of early 19th century date, built for the Thornhill family of Stanton Hall. It has a coursed square gritstone fa├žade with a short tunnel, now collapsed to the top, into the hill, at the end of which is a large square underground chamber with a barrel vault. (3) One of three icehouses constructed near the fishponds to serve Stanton Hall. Two were visited by R Perkins in 1983; however, this one was not visited, therefore details are unknown. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. E162.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1984:22/B37; C3,4/E6..
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Beamon, S P & Roaf, S. 1990. The Ice Houses of Britain. p 240.



Grid reference Centred SK 2376 6369 (10m by 13m) Approximate

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2023 7:22PM

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