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Ice from American and Norway

               
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  In early Victorian times ice was imported from America, mainly from a lake called Wenham Lake which was noted for good quality ice. From the 1850's most ice used in London came from Norway. The ice formed in mountain lakes. Some artificial lakes were created to meet demand. It was cut by horse plough and by hand. Receipt for ice from Wenham Lake Ice Company
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The route from Norway (map)