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Annesley Hall Ice House

Across the A608, to the right of a Public Footpath leading into the trees, is a restored ice house. This used to stand closer to Annesley Hall but was rebuilt in its present location in 1995 to avoid its destruction during widening work to the A608. Ice houses were used in the past for the same reason we have a refrigerator in our kitchen, to keep perishables fresh. The first recorded ice house in…