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Tunnel Entrance and Lining Set in Bank at North East End of Laughton Pond, Maltby

Description: Tunnel Entrance and Lining Set in Bank at North East End of Laughton Pond

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 335928

OS Grid Reference: SK5436389678
OS Grid Coordinates: 454363, 389678
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4011, -1.1838

Location: Maltby, Rotherham S66 8NW

Locality: Maltby
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S66 8NW

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Listing Text

Tunnel entrance and
lining set in bank
at north-east end of
Laughton Pond
Tunnel entrance and lining. Probably medieval flanked by walls partly c1775.
Magnesian limestone ashlar and in irregular blocks. Pointed-arched opening
with voussoirs rising from chamfered plinth. Coursed walling above runs out
into irregular blocks set as a retaining wall. Tunnel continues several
metres into the bank wall below water level of Laughton Pond, its other end
is not visible. A channel from the tunnel links to the river flowing through
Roche Abbey (Scheduled Ancient Monument). Probably adapted as a landscape
feature of Roche Abbey in the scheme carried out between 1774 and 1777 by
Lancelot 'Capability' Brown for Lord Scarbrough.

Listing NGR: SK5437489678

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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