COCKERMOUTH CASTLE (UNINHABITED PARTS)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1144724

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

Statutory Address: COCKERMOUTH CASTLE (UNINHABITED PARTS), CASTLEGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COCKERMOUTH CASTLE (UNINHABITED PARTS), CASTLEGATE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale (District Authority)

Parish: Cockermouth

National Grid Reference: NY 12212 30882

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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5161 CASTLEGATE Cockermouth Castle (uninhabited parts)

NY 1230 1/4A 28.8.51.

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2. 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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 71651

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Curwen, J F , Castles and Fortified Towers of Cumberland and Westmorland, (1913), 127

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