Concept    From 1820  To 1960

Norwegian ice business

Categories: Food & Drink

Countries: Norway

Ice was cut in Norway, transported by ship to London, stored and then distributed by cart to restaurants and homes. See the picture source website for a very well told story.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Norwegian ice business

Commemorated atInformation

Gatti icehouse

Victorian London has a wonderful contemporary description of the ice pit. In...

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Newby's ice store

Newby's ice store stood on the north bank of the canal in the 1860s. Ice was ...

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Bull and Mouth Inn

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Walter Clopton Wingfield

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Aldermanbury water conduit

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