Monument record NKT 008 - The Icewell, Mount Pleasant; Icewell Hill
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 640 635 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||NEWMARKET, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
? Icehouse. Palace (NKT 005) built by Charles II `was sold in 1819', together with `the Icewell .... situate upon Mount Pleasant' (S1)(R1). Between 4 & 7 ice-houses, circa 12 feet in diameter, were capped (by Newmarket Council?) in Summery 1963(?) prior to construction of Icewell Hill flats (S2)(R2).
The ice well was filled and sealed during the 1960s, no records are available (S3).
- <S1> SSF10993 Bibliographic reference: May, P.. 1984. The Changing Face of Newmarket 1600-1760. May P, The Changing Face of Newmarket 1600-1760, 1984, 24.
- <R1> SSF22074 (No record type): The Cambridge Chronicle, 16 April 1819.
- <R2> SSF11871 (No record type): Newmarket J, 1963.
- <S2> SSF127 (No record type): Alison R, August 1995.
- <S3> SSF1171 Monograph: Beamon, S. P. and Roaf, S.. 1990. The Ice-Houses of Britain. p. 399.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
May 9 2018 10:27AM