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SANDON HALL ICE HOUSE

Sandon Hall ice house is situated just south of Sandon Church in the grounds of Sandon Hall.

It was built in around 1780 and is set into an earthen mound facing roughly north.    The front has ashlar blocks and is topped with a moulded reveal and is surmounted with a stone urn shaped feature.

It is brick lined with a short corridor and a single inside door frame (no door) and it looks like the ‘pit’ in not filled in.

It has been refurbished as a photograph taken at the beginning of this century shows a rather dilapidated structure, but this is a very nice ice house.

Approaching Sandon Hall Ice House
Approaching Sandon Hall Ice House
This is the Sandon Hall Ice House showing the earth mound
Front view of Sandon Ice House
Front view of Sandon Ice House
A closer view showing the ashlar wall and the moulded doorway and the pediment feature. All have been restored.
Sandon Ice House
Sandon Ice House
This view is from the north-west side.
Inside the Sandon Ice House
Inside the Sandon Ice House
Looking into the ice house, a single corridor looking towards the ice 'pit'
Inside Sandon Ice House
Inside Sandon Ice House
The brick-lined ceiling of the ice house corridor
Inside Sandon Ice House
Inside Sandon Ice House
A close-up of the ice 'pit' which looks as if it may not be completely filled in