ICEHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251799
Date first listed:
25-May-1983
Statutory Address:
ICEHOUSE, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW, KEW GREEN, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, TW9 3AB

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Location

Statutory Address:
ICEHOUSE, ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW, KEW GREEN, RICHMOND UPON THAMES, TW9 3AB

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Richmond upon Thames (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 18674 77231

Details

TQ 1877 9/70

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW Icehouse

II Probably C18. Predates 1759, when Princess Augustus formed a small botanical garden encompassing it. Brick dome, of English Bond, with access arch and barrell vaulted passage-way, covered by a mound of earth. Modern brick entrance. Ice-house incorporates some of boundary wall of the original Botanical Garden.

Listing NGR: TQ1885277464

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
434615
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E, The Victoria History of the County of Surrey: Volume III, (1911), 485
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

Legal

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

End of official listing

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