Cadeby is a village and
civil parish in the Metropolitan
Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England.
about five miles west of Doncaster, and four miles east of Mexborough.
The manor of Cadeby was held in medieval times by the Norman
family, and later
by their descendants, the Copley baronets. Later, it was
inherited by barrister Thomas Levett,
a native of High Melton, who sold to his brother, York barrister
John Levett, who in turn sold it to Edmund
Hastings, Esq., of Plumtree,
Close to the village is Cadeby quarry, a site of special scientific
which was notified in 1977 for its geological
interest. The site covers 97 hectares (240 acres) of the old
quarry. It is one of 35 sites
of special scientific interest in South Yorkshire
- RotherhamWeb, rotherhamweb.co.uk
- Cooke of Wheatley Muniments, Sheffield Archives,
The National Archives, nationalarchives.gov.uk
- Cadeby Quarry Natural England.
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