Monument record MYO1141 - ICE HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO REAR OF NUMBER 4 THE BAY HORSE PUBLIC HOUSE

Summary

Ice house approximately 25 metres to rear of number 4 The Bay Horse Public House. Probably dating from the late 18th century the ice house is of exposed red brick in stretcher bond. It consists of a circular domed chamber approximately 4 metres in diameter approached by tunnel-vaulted passage partly sunk into city wall rampart.

Location

Grid reference SE 6059 5221 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ice house. Probably late C18. Exposed red brick in stretcher bond. Circular domed chamber approximately 4 metres in diameter approached by tunnel-vaulted passage partly sunk into city wall rampart.

(An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO London: 1975-: 89). Listing NGR: SE6059852214

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

Mortar analysis and structural report available in CYC HER.

Icehouse, behind The Bay Horse, set into the rampart of the City Wall, was constructed probably at the beginning of the 19th century. It consists of a circular domed chamber 12½ ft. in diameter, entered by a passage 7 ft. long and formerly vaulted, all in brickwork except for a stone cornice over the entrance.

Monument 272; An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO London: 1975-: 89

NMR Information

List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of York, 14-MAR-1997

BF060863 THE BAY HORSE PUBLIC HOUSE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

2019, Ice House Monk Bar (Unpublished document). SYO2337.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Unpublished document: 2019. Ice House Monk Bar.

Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Nov 10 2020 4:11PM

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