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Latitude: 53.5285 / 53°31'42"N
Longitude: -1.1729 / 1°10'22"W
OS Eastings: 454927
OS Northings: 403859
OS Grid: SE549038
Mapcode National: GBR NW7M.WV
Mapcode Global: WHDD1.YKNT
Entry Name: Boathouse at North End of Upper Fish Pond
Listing Date: 11 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192774
English Heritage Legacy ID: 334566
Location: Sprotbrough and Cusworth, Doncaster, DN5
Civil Parish: Sprotbrough and Cusworth
Built-Up Area: Bentley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Doncaster St Leonard and St Jude with Scawthorpe St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SE5493 0385 SPROTBROUGH CUSWORTH PARK
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,
Listing NGR: SE5492703859
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