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Boathouse at North End of Upper Fish Pond, Sprotbrough and Cusworth

Description: Boathouse at North End of Upper Fish Pond

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334566

OS Grid Reference: SE5492703859
OS Grid Coordinates: 454927, 403859
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5285, -1.1729

Location: 4 Mulberry Close, Sprotbrough, Doncaster DN5 7TT

Locality: Sprotbrough and Cusworth
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN5 7TT

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Listing Text


7/145 Boathouse at north end
of Upper Fish Pond


Boathouse. Mid C18 for the Wrightson family of Cusworth Hall (q.v.).
Limestone rubble and boulders. In grotto style. Segmentally-arched entrance
to round-ended, vaulted recess admitting water from the landscape lake. Arch is
of 2 orders of roughly-hewn.boulders. Vault rusticated by pendant through-stones.
Upper surface firms landscaped mound.

Probably a part of the 1763 landscape scheme carried out by Richard Woods,
surveyor of Chertsey in Surrey (Smith, p17).

G. Smith, An Illustrated History of Cusworth Hall and the Battie-Wrightson Family,
1976 ed.

Listing NGR: SE5492703859

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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