Monument record BRD 188 - Brandon Hall Ice House

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Summary

Site of icehouse at Brandon Hall.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7701 8629 (11m by 10m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78NE
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Ice-house at Brandon Hall.
'No surface traces of the structure remain. White's 1855 Directory describes it as part of the property: "under a sort of conical mound near the hall, is a very antique ice-house". It also appears on the tithe map of 1840. The main part of the house was built in about 1690' (S1, R1, R2, R3).
Shown at TL 7701 8628 as circular structure on 1838 tithe map (S2).
No longer shown on maps.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Monograph: Beamon, S. P. and Roaf, S.. 1990. The Ice-Houses of Britain. Beamon S P and Roaf S, The Ice-Houses of Britain, 1990, 397.
  • <R1> Verbal communication: Personal communication. Lotbiniere S de, 1981.
  • <S2> Map: 1838. Brandon Tithe Map. Brandon tithe map, SRO (Bury), T125/2, 1838.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. White W, History, Gazetteer and Directory of Suffolk, 1855.

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Record last edited

Aug 17 2016 3:33PM

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