Ice House at The Grove, Offchurch Bury Park

Description of this historic site

The site of an icehouse which was in use during the Imperial period. It was a circular brick lined structure, built partially underground and used for storing ice during the warmer months. It is situated 600m west of Offchurch.

Notes about this historic site

1 Icehouse.
2 The site was visited, but undergrowth made it inaccessible. It is described as being cut into the side of a low cliff overlooking the river. It is circular in plan, lined with bricks, and has a domed ceiling.
3 The icehouse was examined during a trip to Offchurch Bury in 1981. The icehouse is constructed into a NW-facing slope above the River Leam and the site is wooded. As far as can be remembered, the icehouse is fairly well preserved.

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