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Moseley Hall Ice House

Moseley Ice Houseplan of the ice house

18th century icehouse, sited beside the pool from which ice would have been collected, in Moseley Park. This was part of the estate of Moseley Hall, landscaped by Humphry Repton. Said to be the best-preserved icehouse in Birmingham, now restored by the Moseley Society.

 

pictured right: plan of the icehouse

below: inside the Icehouse

 

inside the Moseley icehouse


Detailed Information

Contacts:

Address:

Moseley Park,
entrance between 93a and 95 Alcester Road,
Moseley,
Birmingham
B13 8DD.

Tel/Fax: 0121 449 2133.

Contact Person(s): Fiona Adams, secretary, The Moseley Society.


Moseley Society Website


Moseley Park Website


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Admission

  • Free, the Park gate being opened for visitors during advertised opening times.

Opening Hours

  •  The Moseley Hall Icehouse in Moseley Park and the Dovecote at the entrance to Moseley Hall Hospital are both open from 2.30pm - 5.00pm on the following Saturday afternoons, usually following the Farmers' Market in 2017 :

  • Saturday 29 April
    Saturday 27 May
    Saturday 24 June (Also Moseley in Bloom Open Gardens)
    Saturday 29 July 
    Saturday 26 August 
    Saturday 30 September
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Facilities

  • Free information leaflet.

Disabled Visitors

  • No facilities, and access is through the Park.

How to get there:

  • Bus: No.50 stops near the entrance. No.35 and No.1 also stop in Moseley village.
  • Car/coach: Entrance is on A435 Alcester Road in Moseley Village. The approach is on foot, using the entrance to the Moseley Park between 93a Alcester Road (Thistle Estates) and 95 (Dixon's Estate Agents).

Parking

  • Cars+Coaches: Moseley Village Car Park, entrance opposite the Post Office, or on-street parking.

Average Length of Visit

  • 30-45 minutes, including walk through the Park to the Icehouse.