Possible Ice House 200m S of Wootton Wawen Church

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible icehouse dating to the Imperial period, though it has also been suggested that the site is a Medieval castle. It is located 200m south of the church, Wootton Wawen.

Notes about this historic site

1 A prominent mound 3 to 4.6m high. Possibly an ice house. There was a door in the base of this mound (B2). Landowner between the wars attempted to excavate this mound and there are still signs of this, although the results are not known. The icehouse theory was apparently his.
3 Scheduled as Warwickshire Monument No 176.
4 Field Survey Form.
5 Ref 4 not locatable, CHS 08/04/97.

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