Ice House Bell(e) - Hag's Breath
A Bit of Background...
Ice House bell as viewed from the shade of a wooded copse...
A little bit of history about the inspiration for the story Ice House Belle in Hag's Breath, due for release October 2016.
In the grounds of Bedwellty House and Park in Tredegar you will find an unusual ice house - a brick building built over the underground ice chamber - with a bell on the roof above. It intrigued me for ages and got me wondering - why on earth would anyone need a bell over an ice house? Well, here is what the historians and local knowledge thinks:
UK Beaches Guide (Not sure why it is on a beaches related site, but it's handy so not to worry! Though nowhere near a beach...)
Milo sniffing about in foreground - he does like to get in on things!