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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.


List entry Number: 1157748



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Forcett and Carkin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 21-May-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323263

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FORCETT AND CARKIN FORCETT PARK NZ 1612-1712 10/51 Grotto and Icehouse (formerly listed as Grotto at Forcett Hall) 4.2.69 GV II*

Grotto and icehouse. Late C18. Ashlar sandstone, rubble and brick. 3 bay grotto, with passage leading from rear of central bay for a distance of approximately 30 metres to circular brick icehouse with deep cavity and vaulted top. Grotto: cyclopian dry-stone masonry forming 3 roundish arches, the central one larger, behind which are 3 rubble barrel-vaulted chambers, the central one tapering down to form passage approximately 1.75 metres high. From outer sides of outer chambers, pointed-arched doorways lead up into garden behind.

Listing NGR: NZ1700012146

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: NZ 17000 12146


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