Ice House in Weston Park
The site of an icehouse, a structure built partially underground and used for storing ice during the warmer months. It was built during the Imperial period. It is located 1km south west of Cherington.
1 Created in 1828 when Sir George Philip’s new house (PRN 5286) was nearing completion.
2 A cylindrical structure, in brick, with a domed top.
3 Photographs in FI file.
4 Beamon and Roaf report that the ice-house is in reasonable condition and under repair in 1983, although the passageway collapsed some years before this. Entrance leads to a vertical cylinder, domed top and dished bottom. Height above ground is about 6 ft (1.8m) to the top of the dome; below ground about 20 ft (6.2m), diameter 12 ft (3.65m). Sited 400 yds (365 m) from the building it served.