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Latitude: 54.6637 / 54°39'49"N
Longitude: -3.368 / 3°22'4"W
OS Eastings: 311856
OS Northings: 530700
OS Grid: NY118307
Mapcode National: GBR 4GXH.MZ
Mapcode Global: WH6ZX.71FL
Entry Name: Wordsworth House and Garden and Forecourt Walling, and Gate Piers to Wordsworth House
Listing Date: 28 August 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327088
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71716
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
5161 MAIN STREET
Garden and forecourt
walling, and gate piers
to Wordsworth House.
NY 1130 2/60 28.8.51.
Mid C18 house, where William Wordsworth was born in 1770. Open to the public.
2 storeys, stone, projecting stone quoins with V joints. Entrance has 8-panelled
door in 2 halves, and 2 Doric columns on pedestals with moulded entablature. 9
sash windows above with moulded stone dressings, and glazing bars. Small garden
in front with stone walling, and gate piers of stone with moulded caps and ornament.
Wordsworth House forms a group with Nos 2 and 4, The Trout Hotel and Grecian
Villa, Crown Street.
Listing NGR: NY1185630700
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