Icehouses

Icehouses

Often hidden away or incorporated into other architectural features, icehouses are a largely forgotten part of our heritage. As winters warmed through the nineteenth century, and supplies of natural ice declined, the development of artificial refrigeration made redundant these curious buildings Â? often status symbols in themselves Â? which had been designed to store winter snow and ice into the summer. Icehouses allowed perishables to be preserved, chilled delicacies… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (May 10, 2014)

Collection: Shire Publications

Page count: 56 pages

Language: English


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