ICEHOUSE TOWER AT GREAT MORETON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138737

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: ICEHOUSE TOWER AT GREAT MORETON HALL, NEW ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ICEHOUSE TOWER AT GREAT MORETON HALL, NEW ROAD

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Moreton cum Alcumlow

National Grid Reference: SJ8404759497

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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

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56515

Legacy System: LBS

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