Grotto and Icehouse, Forcett and Carkin - Richmondshire

A late C18 Grotto and Icehouse, constructed of cyclopean dry-stone masonry forming three roundish arches. It stands at the head of the lake in Forcett Park. The stonework is eroding and stones are becoming loose. The estate is currently on the market.

Grotto and Icehouse, Forcett and Carkin - Richmondshire
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Grotto and Icehouse
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1157748
    Local Planning Authority:
    Richmondshire
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building

Location

    Building Name:
    Grotto and Icehouse
    County:
    North Yorkshire
    District / Borough:
    Richmondshire
    Parish:
    Forcett and Carkin
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Richmond (Yorks)
    Region:
    Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, RPG grade II