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Cascade at North East Corner of Laughton Pond

A Grade II Listed Building in Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.401 / 53°24'3"N

Longitude: -1.1833 / 1°10'59"W

OS Eastings: 454396

OS Northings: 389665

OS Grid: SK543896

Mapcode National: GBR NY53.MK

Mapcode Global: WHDDM.SSP2

Entry Name: Cascade at North East Corner of Laughton Pond

Listing Date: 1 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335996

Location: Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Rotherham, S66

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Laughton-en-le-Morthen

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Laughton-en-le-Morthen and Throapham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

THURCROFT ROCHE ABBEY
SK58NW SK54408965
7/121 Cascade at north-east
corner of Laughton Pond
GV II
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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