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Cascade at North East Corner of Laughton Pond, Laughton-en-le-Morthen

Description: Cascade at North East Corner of Laughton Pond

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 335996

OS Grid Reference: SK5439689665
OS Grid Coordinates: 454396, 389665
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4010, -1.1833

Location: Maltby, Rotherham S66 8NW

Locality: Laughton-en-le-Morthen
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S66 8NW

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Listing Text

SK58NW SK54408965
7/121 Cascade at north-east
corner of Laughton Pond
Cascade. Probably c1775 by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown for Lord Scarbrough.
Irregular magnesian limestone, blocks deeply-coursed in tiers. Approximately
3 metres in height allowing waters of Laughton pond to cascade as a
picturesque landscape feature of Roche Abbey (Scheduled Ancient Monument).
The scheme for Roche Abbey was undertaken by Brown, between 1774 and 1777,
whose contract survives at Sandbeck Park.

Listing NGR: SK5439789664

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Source: English Heritage

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