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Wordsworth House and Garden and Forecourt Walling, and Gate Piers to Wordsworth House

A Grade I Listed Building in Cockermouth, Cumbria

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71716

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 MAIN STREET
(North Side)
Wordsworth House.
Garden and forecourt
walling, and gate piers
to Wordsworth House.

NY 1130 2/60 28.8.51.

I GV

2.
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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