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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
Plus Code: 9C6RMJ8P+4X
Entry Name: Cockermouth Castle (Uninhabited Parts)
Listing Date: 28 August 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144724
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71651
Location: Cockermouth, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13
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
NY 1230 1/4A 28.8.51.
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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