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Grecian Villa (County Fire Office)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cockermouth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.663 / 54°39'46"N

Longitude: -3.3685 / 3°22'6"W

OS Eastings: 311821

OS Northings: 530628

OS Grid: NY118306

Mapcode National: GBR 4GXJ.J7

Mapcode Global: WH6ZX.7253

Entry Name: Grecian Villa (County Fire Office)

Listing Date: 28 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71673

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


(South Side)
Grecian Villa
(County Fire Office)

NY 1130 2/25 28.8.51.


Free-standing square villa of early C19, buff sandstone ashlar, with cornice band,
moulded top cornice, plinth, and Tuscan end pilasters. 2 storeys. Front has recessed
centre bay containing an entrance with 2 Ionic columns in antis, and a balustraded
balcony and square piers to 1st floor window. A 3-light sash window on each floor
at each side of entrance. Return sides have 4 windows on upper floor, and 2 below.
Omit rear wing. Said to have fully detailed plaster cornices in interior. Good
Greek Revival essay.

Nos 2 and 4, The Trout Hotel and Grecian Villa form a group with Wordsworth House,
Main STreet.

Listing NGR: NY1182130628

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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