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Cockermouth Castle (Uninhabited Parts)

A Grade I Listed Building in Cockermouth, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6654 / 54°39'55"N

Longitude: -3.3626 / 3°21'45"W

OS Eastings: 312212

OS Northings: 530883

OS Grid: NY122308

Mapcode National: GBR 4GYH.TC

Mapcode Global: WH6ZQ.BZ0V

Entry Name: Cockermouth Castle (Uninhabited Parts)

Listing Date: 28 August 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71651

Location: Cockermouth, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Cockermouth

Built-Up Area: Cockermouth

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Cockermouth Area Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

1.

5161 CASTLEGATE
Cockermouth Castle
(uninhabited parts)

NY 1230 1/4A 28.8.51.

1 3V

2.
Ancient Monument (Scheduled).
The site is on a promonotory between the Rivers Cocker and Derwent, and there has
been a castle since before 1221. The Hall, 1360, Flag Tower 1387, Gatehouse rebuilt
circa 1400. Full curtain walls and 2 wards. Masonry in good order externally.
Ref. Curwen, "Castles", p, 127. An important building in a fine setting.

The inhabited parts of Cockermouth Castle form a group with the uninhabited parts


Listing NGR: NY1226830852

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