Quiz Question No. 13

Where is this footpath/bridleway, what is it called and where does it lead?

Clue:  It starts on the east side of the village and goes in a southerly direction.


Yesterdays Photograph

is of the Ice House in Danbury Park.

Ice houses were used for the storage of food and to cool drinks.  During the winter ice would be cut from local sources, such as the nearby lakes, and packed with straw or sawdust for insulation. Often the ice would remain frozen through to the following autumn.

In the 19th century considerable amounts of ice were imported from Scandinavia to support commercial ice houses but this declined in the early 20th century when factories started to make ice artificially.