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ICEHOUSE TOWER AT GREAT MORETON HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ICEHOUSE TOWER AT GREAT MORETON HALL

List entry Number: 1138737

Location

ICEHOUSE TOWER AT GREAT MORETON HALL, NEW ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Moreton cum Alcumlow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56515

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 85 NW 7/44

MORETON CUM ALCUMLOW C.P. (Off) NEW ROAD

Icehouse tower at Great Moreton Hall II

GV

Icehouse. c. 1841-43. By Edward Blore. Coursed yellow sandstone rubble of 3 storeys. Garden front: at left is a portion of walling connecting it with the drying ground. This walling has a central archway with a cambered head and three further receding archways between which are channels carved as if to take portcullises. Above this is a walkway. To right is the hexagonal body of the icehouse. This has a porchway to the left-hand canted face, supporting the walkway above which leads to a blocked doorway. The face at right of this has a 2-light window to the ground floor and lancets to the first and second floors. The entrance front has the wall containing a cambered arch at right with a battlemented parapet above with machicolation. To left of this is the tower which has to its right hand angle a doorway. Blank walling above. Interior: the floors and roof have been removed. Leading off from the ground floor is a tunnel-vaulted corridor of brick which leads to a circular chamber with domed ceiling and dished floor, also of brick. The tunnel joins this chamber at its upper body.

Listing NGR: SJ 84047 59497

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National Grid Reference: SJ8404759497

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