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The Fitz

A Grade II Listed Building in Cockermouth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.662 / 54°39'43"N

Longitude: -3.3795 / 3°22'46"W

OS Eastings: 311113

OS Northings: 530526

OS Grid: NY111305

Mapcode National: GBR 4GVJ.4L

Mapcode Global: WH6ZX.12ZX

Plus Code: 9C6RMJ6C+Q6

Entry Name: The Fitz

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72603

Location: Cockermouth, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA13

County: Cumbria

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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NY 13 SW
5/80 The Fitz
House. Early C19 for the Senhouse family. Calciferous sandstone ashlar with
eaves cornice, string course, blocking course and angle pilasters, on squared
plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys,
9 bays. Double panelled doors and overlight with side lights, all within fluted
tetrastyle Doric porch. Sash windows with slender glazing bars in stone
architraves; off-centre 2 bays within full-height pilasters. Interior has
panelled shutters to each window. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland
Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, lxiii,pp298-301 and Hudleston
& Boumphrey, Cumberland Families & Heraldry, p299, mentions a weathered date
stone of 1665 with Senhouse coat-of-arms, which seems to be incorporated into
the later structure.

Listing NGR: NY1111330526

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