Monument record HGW 026 - Icehouse, Herringswell House; Icehouse Wood

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Summary

Icehouse situated in `Icehouse Wood' to NE of (and associated with) Herringswell House (S1), which formerly belonged to Bury Abbey and afterwards the Holden family (S2).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 717 711 (90m by 150m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SW
Civil Parish HERRINGSWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Icehouse situated in `Icehouse Wood' to NE of (?and associated with) Herringswell House (S1), which formerly belonged to Bury Abbey and afterwards the Holden family (S2).
Jan 2009: in good condition, circa 100m N of W end of main drive inj Icehouse Wood. Under large earth mound with entrance on N side. Brick built, egg shaped circa 20 feet deep by 15 feet diameter (See Notes/Not to Publish)(S3).
Icehouse Wood mapped based on 1st edition OS map. The exact location needs checking on ground - not seen on maps.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TL 77 SW, 1959.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. 188.
  • <S3> Verbal communication: Personal communication. Ellick, P. Jan 2009.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 9 2018 12:09PM

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