Icehouse 300m NE of Oldbury Grange, Hartshill
An icehouse, a structure built partially underground, which was used for storing ice in warmer months. It dates from the Imperial period and is situated 300m north east of Oldbury Grange.
1 There is an icehouse at St Lawrence Wood at about this location (information from H.Pearson of County Planning Dept).
2 The ice house is about 1.7m in diameter and about 1m tall. It is built of brick and has a brick arched roof. It is hollowed into the hill slope. The building is fairly dilapidated and the roofing has started to deteriorate. It appears that someone may have been living in the building and pieces of carpet and modern refuse are scattered about.
3 Noted in RCHME survey of 1997.
4 Shown on plan.