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A room or small building kept at low temperatures for the storage of perishable items, particularly food.


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ICEHOUSE A semi-subterranean building used to store ice, for the preservation of fish, meat and other foods, cold drinks and medical supplies. Found in the grounds of large 19th century houses and also close to harbours used by fishing boats.
WAREHOUSE A building or part of a building used for the storage of goods or merchandise. Use more specific term where known. Linked Data resource