Roche Abbey  West Riding


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Roche Abbey like this:

Roche Abbey, ruin, Maltby par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, in the grounds of Sandbeck Park, 8 miles E. of Rotherham; was founded about 1147 for Cistercian monks, who were here called Monachi de Rupe.

Additional information about this locality is available for Maltby

Roche Abbey through time

Roche Abbey is now part of Rotherham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Rotherham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Roche Abbey itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Roche Abbey, in Rotherham and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th October 2021

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