TUNNEL ENTRANCE AND LINING SET IN BANK AT NORTH EAST END OF LAUGHTON POND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151898
Date first listed:
01-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
TUNNEL ENTRANCE AND LINING SET IN BANK AT NORTH EAST END OF LAUGHTON POND

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Location

Statutory Address:
TUNNEL ENTRANCE AND LINING SET IN BANK AT NORTH EAST END OF LAUGHTON POND

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Maltby
National Grid Reference:
SK 54363 89678

Details

MALTBY ROCHE ABBEY SK58NW 5K54378969 7/53 Tunnel entrance and lining set in bank at north-east end of Laughton Pond GV II 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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
335928
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 17 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16820/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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