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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151842
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335996
Location: Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Rotherham, S66
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
THURCROFT ROCHE ABBEY
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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