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placename:- Cockermouth Castle
locality:- Cockermouth
parish Cockermouth parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
castle
coordinates:- NY123308
10Km square:- NY13

1Km square NY1230

photograph

Cockermouth Castle -- Cockermouth -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- 24.2.2012
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Cockermouth Castle -- Cockermouth -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- 21.6.2013

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 100 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom:-
Cockermouth Castle.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, entrance, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, black and white, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, b/w, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, b/w, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, b/w, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, by Herbert Bell, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s?
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
... The Norman conquerors, however, seem to have left this tract [The Lakes] wholly to itself: all the remains of the castles being found on the outskirts, as Egremont, Cockermouth, Brougham, and Kendal. ...
Page 83:-
...
The castle stands on a bold elevation, strong by nature, between the Derwent and the Cocker, where it was built soon after the conquest, by Waldieve, first lord of Allerdale. It forms an irregular square, inclosed by strong walls, and defended at the entrance by a portcullis, drawbridge, and moat. On each side of the gate-way leading to the interior court is a deep dungeon. The south-west front, of which much still remains, stood on the brink of the precipice above the rivers, where appears to have been the state-room, and other apartments in the great tower. Under this tower is a vault thirty feet square, lighted by a small grated window, and approached by a descent of twelve steps, the roof upheld up by a single octagonal pillar, which branches out into ribs supporting the groining. This castle was kept in repair till the civil war, when it was reduced by the Parliamentarian forces and dismantled; since then it has lain in ruins, with the exception of the gate-house and the court-house at the east angle, which are kept in repair for the occasional residence of the lord of the manor. There is a bowling-green within
Page 84:-
the walls. The gate-way tower is ornamented with the arms of the Umfranvilles, Multons, Lucies, Percies, and Nevilles, for to all these families this fortress has by turns belonged; the main body is covered with ivy, and with the walls and other towers forms a good study. ...
person:- Waldieve
person:- : Umfranville Family
person:- : Multon Family
person:- : Lucy Family
person:- : Percy Family
person:- : Neville Family
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 83:-
Remains of Castles of a more permanent construction are to be seen at Cockermouth, ... Part of that at Cockermouth has been repaired and is inhabited; ...
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old print:- Fielding and Walton 1821 (plate 36)

Set of prints, Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes, illustrated with hand coloured aquatints by Theodore Henry Fielding and John Walton, published by R Ackermann, 101 Strand, London, 1821.
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Print, coloured aquatint, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, drawn by Theodore H A Fielding, published by R Ackermann, 101 Strand, London, 1821.
Tipped in opposite p.238 in A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1821
period:- 19th century, early

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 170:-
...
... Cokarmouth, a plentiful market town and castle of the earls of Northumberland. The town is handsomely built, but stands low between two hills, on one of which is the church, and on the other overagainst it the strong castle, over whose gate are the arms of Molton, Humfranville, Lucy, and Percy.
person:- : Northumberland, Earl of
person:- : Milton Family
person:- : Lucy Family
person:- : Percy Family
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 183:-
... The castle [Cockermouth], built by Waltheof first lord of Allendale, and son of Gospatrick earl of Northumberland t. Conq. or by William de Meschines lord of the honor of Cockermouth, stands on an artificial hill, is square, and has several towers. On each side the second gate two spacious dungeons. It was burnt in the civil war. The town gives title of viscount to the earl of Egremont, to whom the castle came by the Percies as to them from the Lucies and Pipards.
person:- : Waltheof; Allerdale, Lord of
person:- : Percy Family
person:- : Lucy Family
person:- : Pipard Family
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 105:-
...
I do not find any ancient authors mention a castle here [Castlerigg], Speed, who speaks of twenty-five in Cumberland, hath found out every one I ever heard or knew of, except Kirkoswald; how that has escaped him I cannot tell. I shall here put down their names, and, as well as I can, their most ancient owners, and supposed founders.
...
Page 106:-
...
22. COCKERMOUTH, - A noble building, with the arms of Moulton and Percy.
...

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
person:- : Moulton Family
person:- : Percy Family
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Smith 1751

Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
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The Castle
tower
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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Cockermouth-Castle, belonging to his Grace Charles Seymour, Duke of Somerset, Knight of the most noble Order of the Garter, who marry'd, for his first Lady, Catharine, sole Heiress of the Family of the Piercys, Earls of Northumberland, by whom he had this Estate with other large Possessions; ...

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
person:- : Seymour, Charles; Somerset, Duke of
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

descriptive text:- Defoe 1724-26

Travel book, Tour through England and Wales, by Daniel Defoe, published in parts, London, 1724-26.
... At Cockermouth there is a castle which belongs to the same family [Piercy Family], ...

date:- 1724=1726
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

descriptive text:- Bowen 1720 (plate 261)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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The Castle is mostly ruinous except that part where ye D. of Somersets Auditor keeps his Courts twice a year, & an apartment over ye Gates where is a large Dining Room, with other Chambers. Tho' his Grace has built a very convenient New House &c for his Bayliffs residence.
person:- : Somerset, Duke of
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 43, Cumberland.
castle on the right of the road in Cockermouth.
Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 14, Cumberland.
ye Cast:
a castle beyond the River Cocker, right of the road.
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old print:- Robertson 1911

Wordsworthshire, by Eric Robertson, Windermere, Westmorland, illustrated by Arthur Tucker, published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1911.
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Print, lithograph? Cockermouth Castle, from a watercolour by Arthur Tucker, published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1911.
Tipped in opposite p.20 of Wordsworthshire by Eric Robertson.
Jenning's brewery in front?
printed at bottom:-
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE
signed at painting lower left:-
Arthur Tucker

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1911
period:- 1910s

descriptive text:- Hearne and Byrne 1786

Book, Antiquities of Great Britain, prints from drawings by Thomas Hearne, engraved by William Byrne, published by Hearne and Byrne, London, 1786; published 1786-1807.
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Print, engraving, Cockermouth Castle, drawn by Thomas Hearne, engraved by William Byrne and M A Rooker, published by T Hearne and W Byrne, London, 1786.
Plate 12 ?from the Antiquities of Great Britain, published 1786-1807; with descriptive text:-
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE
Is seated on an artificial mount at the confluence of the rivers Cocker and Derwent: the walls are of considerable extent, and bear evident marks of its being formerly a place well calculated for defence.
Concerning the founder of this Castle authors differ; some attribute its origin to Waldeof, first Lord of Allerdale, and son of Gospatrick Earl of Northumberland, in the time of William the Conqueror. By others we are told it was built by William de Meschines, who enjoyed the Honour of Cockermouth by gift of his brother Ranulph Earl of Chester, to whom the Conqueror had given the whole county of Cumberland.
The baronial Honour of Cockermouth, with that of Egremont, descended by marriages to the De Lucies, and to the Percies of Northumberland; and afterwards to Charles Seymour Duke of Somerset, and finally to the present Earl of Egremont.
During the civil war in the reign of Charles I. this Castle was garrisoned for the King; but being besieged and taken, was burnt, since which the inside has remained in ruins.
The exterior walls of this Castle are nearly square, and are decorated by several towers and bastions of the same figure, and one of a circular form that stands at the west end, and overlooked the conflux of the rivers. The interior part of the Castle is divided by the remaining walls into three distinct areas; the least of which affords an ample garden, for the use of the person who inhabits an apartment in the outer area, and takes care of the Castle.
The Print represents the north-east aspect, and entrance to the Castle. Over the gate are seen five shields, four of them, according to Cambden, bear the arms of the Moultons, Humfranvilles, Lucies, and Percies, and the other is said to belong to the Nevils. In this Tower, over the gate-way, are some habitable rooms, which are furnished for the convenience of the auditor who holds his courts in this Castle.
The View was taken in 1777.
date:- 1786
period:- 18th century, late
person:- : Waldeof; Allerdale, Lord of
person:- : Meschines, William de
person:- : Lucy Family
person:- : Percy Family
person:- : Seymour, Charles; Somerset, Duke of
person:- : Egremont, Earl of
event:- war : Civil War

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, North View of Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, drawn by Stephens Robson, published by the Gentleman's Magazine, London, 1799.
printed at top right:-
Gent. Mag. April 1799. Pl.II p.281.
printed at bottom left, centre:-
Stephens Robson del. June 1798. / North View of COCKERMOUTH CASTLE.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1798
period:- 18th century, late

old print:-
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Print, hand coloured engraving, Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, published mid 18th century?
printed at bottom:-
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE, in CUMBERLAND.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1730=1769
period:- 18th century, early

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, engraved by Sparrow, published by Samuel Hooper, 1783.
printed at top right:-
25
printed at bottom right, centre:-
Sparrow Sc. / Cockermouth Castle, Pl.2. / Published 21 Augt. 1. 1783 by S. Hooper

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1775
period:- 18th century, late

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, published by Samuel Hooper, 1783.
printed at top right:-
Pl.1.
printed at bottom:-
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE. / Pub'd 21 Decr. 1783 by S. Hooper

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1775
period:- 18th century, late

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, The North West View of Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, about 1769.
Included in vol.3 p.11 of a set of castle pictures?
printed at bottom:-
The North West View of Cockermouth Castle, in the County of Cumberland.
printed at top left of page:-
Vol.III pa.11.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, published early 19th century?
printed at bottom:-
Cockermouth Castle.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1800=1819
period:- 19th century, early

descriptive text:- Lowther 1780s-90s

Scrapbook, 4 volumes, of descriptive texts, maps, and prints of views and coats of arms, for Westmorland and Cumberland, assembled by a member of the Lowther Family, late 18th early 19th century.
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Print, engraving, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumbria, engraved by DL, 1775; with descriptive text:-
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE, CUMBERLAND.
(PLATE I.)
THIS was the baronial castle of the honour of Cockermouth, built, as is supposed, soon after the Conquest by William de Meschines, who possessed that honour by gift of his brother Ranulph, earl of Cumberland; to whom the Conqueror gave all that part of Cumberland called Copeland, lying between the Duddon and the Derwent.
FROM the said William this honour, for want of heirs male, came to Gilbert Pipard; and from him, for the like cause, to Richard de Lucy; whose daughter and co-heiress marrying Thomas de Moulton, had issue a son Anthony, who took upon him the name Lucy; and to him, as it appears in Madox's Baronia, this honour, together with the manor of Pappe Castle, were granted by Edward III. in the second year of his reign. This Anthony dying without issue, his estates devolved to his sister Maud, who first married Gilbert de Umfraville, and afterwards Henry de Percy, earl of Northumberland. She did, by a fine levied in the Octaves of St. John Baptist, in the reign of King Richard II. A.D. 1384, settle the castle and honour of Cockermouth, with a large proportion of her inheritance, upon her husband and his heirs male, with diverse remainders to the family of the Percy's, upon condition that they should always bear the arms of Lucy, which are, gules, three luces or pikes, hauriant, argent, in all shields, banners, ensigns, and coats of arms whatsoever, quarterly with their own. In this family it continued till Joceline, the last earl, leaving only a daughter, she carried it in marriage to Charles Seymour, duke of Somerset; and by the death of Algernon (the last duke) without heirs male, it descended, together with the title of earl of Egremont, to Sir Charles Wyndham, Bart. whose son is the present proprietor.
OTHER accounts attribute the building of this castle to Waldof, first lord of Allerdale, son of Gospatrick, earl of Northumberland, cotemporary with William the Conqueror. Waldof, it is said, resided first at Pappe Castle in this neighbourhood; which he afterwards demolished, and with the materials erected this edifice.
THIS castle stands on the west side of the Coker, on a mount, seemingly artificial, near the Darwent. The dimensions of the walls, which form nearly a square, are computed about 600 yards in compass; they are flanked by several square towers. The entrance is on the east side over a bridge. Over the outer gate are five shields of arms; four of them are said to be those of Moulton's, Umfraville's, Lucy's, and Percy's. In this gate are some inhabitable rooms, wherein the auditor holds a court twice every year.
WITHIN the walls are two courts: in the first are some small modern tenements inhabited by a person who takes care of the castle. From this court, through a gate, is the entrance into a second. On each side of this gate are two deep dungeons, each capable of holding fifty persons; they are vaulted at the top, and have only a small opening in order to admit the prisoners, who either descended by a ladder, or were lowered down with ropes. On the outside of the gate, just even with the ground, are two narrow slits; one on each side, sloping inwards. Down these were thrown the provisions alloted for the wretched beings confined there, who had no other light or air but what was admitted through these chinks.
WITHIN the second court stood the mansion, now in ruins. The Kitchen, as it is called, makes a picturesque appearance. It has one of those monstrous chimneys, so common in old mansions, which serve to give an idea of the ancient hospitality. Under it is a groined vault, said to have been the chapel, supported near the middle by a large polygonal column, and lighted by only one window.
DURING the civil war it was garrisoned, anno 1648, for the king; and being besieged and taken, was burned, and never since repaired; although the present earl has caused the outer walls to be new pointed, and the rubbish to be removed from the inner court.
This view, which represents the north-east aspect, was drawn anno 1774.
date:- 1775
period:- 18th century, late

descriptive text:- Lowther 1780s-90s

Scrapbook, 4 volumes, of descriptive texts, maps, and prints of views and coats of arms, for Westmorland and Cumberland, assembled by a member of the Lowther Family, late 18th early 19th century.
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Print, engraving, Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland now Cumbria, engraved by Sparrow, 1775; with descriptive text:-
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE, CUMBERLAND.
PLATE II.
THE former view exhibited the outside of this Castle; this shews the inside of its inner Court, view'd nearly in the contrary direction.
THE great room called the kitchen is here very perspicuous. Towards the right hand, and near its top, appear the remains of a stair-case.
THE small door near the middle of the Plate, with an inner arch appearing just above the wall, is tat which leads to the stair-case, descending into the chapel.
UNDER the largest of the two pointed arches, towards the right hand, lies the passage to and from the outer court.
This view was drawn anno 1774.
date:- 1775
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Lowther 1780s-90s

Scrapbook, 4 volumes, of descriptive texts, maps, and prints of views and coats of arms, for Westmorland and Cumberland, assembled by a member of the Lowther Family, late 18th early 19th century.
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Print, engraving, Cockermouth Castle, in Cumberland, late 18th century.
date:- 1760=1799
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Lowther 1780s-90s

Scrapbook, 4 volumes, of descriptive texts, maps, and prints of views and coats of arms, for Westmorland and Cumberland, assembled by a member of the Lowther Family, late 18th early 19th century.
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Print, engraving, Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumbria, late 18th century.
date:- 1760=1799
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Lowther 1780s-90s

Scrapbook, 4 volumes, of descriptive texts, maps, and prints of views and coats of arms, for Westmorland and Cumberland, assembled by a member of the Lowther Family, late 18th early 19th century.
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Print, engraving, North West View of Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, Cumberland, late 18th century.
date:- 1760=1799
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Goodwin 1887 (edn 1890)

Set of prints, etchings? 56 views in Westmorland, Cumberland, etc, by Harry Goodwin, published by Swan Sonnenschein and Co, Paternoster Square, London, 1890.
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Print, etching? Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, by Harry Goodwin, published by Swan Sonnenschein and Co, Paternoster Square, London, 1890.
Tipped in opposite p.2 of Through the Wordsworth Country, by William Knight.
printed at lower centre:-
Cockermouth Castle / -the shadow of those towers / That yet survive, a shattered monument / O feudal sway -

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1887
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Green 1819

Guide book, 2 volumes, The Tourist's New Guide, by William Green, Ambleside, published by R Lough and Co, Chronicle Office, Finkle Street, Kendal, and others, 1819 and 1820.
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Print, soft ground etching, Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, by William Green, 1820, published by R Lough and Co, Chronicle Office, Finkle Street, Kendal, and others, 1820.
Tipped in opposite vol.2 p.294 of The Tourist's New Guide, by William Green.
printed at bottom right, centre:-
Vol.2, page 294, line 3. / COCKERMOUTH CASTLE. / Published at Ambleside, by Wm. Green, 1820.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BOWLING GREEN HOUSE IN GROUNDS OF COCKERMOUTH / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 71657 / NY1237830896

placename:- Bowling Green House in Grounds of Cockermouth
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- bowling green
coordinates:- NY12373089
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE (RESIDENCE OF LORD EGREMONT) / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 71652 / NY1224830886
courtesy of English Heritage
Occupies the north side of the outer ward, formerly separate cottages, now 1 house, late Georgian in character, stone, 2 storeys, 8 sash windows on upper floor, 3 doors and sashes on ground floor, most windows 12-paned with plain stone architrave. Slate roof and stone chimneys, the east end adjoining the Gatehouse.
The inhabited parts of Cockermouth Castle form a group with the uninhabited parts.

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY12243088
person:- : Egremont, Earl of
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
COCKERMOUTH CASTLE (UNINHABITED PARTS) / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 71651 / NY1221230882
courtesy of English Heritage
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

placename:- Cockermouth Castle
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY12213088
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
SOUTHERN RANGE OF BUILDINGS, ADJOINING THE FLAG TOWER (INCLUDING GARAGES, STORE ROOMS AND CASTLE COTTAGE / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 71655 / NY1224330839
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY12243083
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GARDEN WALLS OF THE CASTLE SOUTH OF BOWLING GREEN HOUSE / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 71658 / NY1233430859
courtesy of English Heritage
Mainly old brick, probably C18. High walls enclosing the former bowling green and separating the Castle grounds from the street.
The inhabited parts of Cockermouth Castle form a group with the uninhabited parts.
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- garden wall
coordinates:- NY12333085
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
OUTER GATEHOUSE / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 71653 / NY1227130882
courtesy of English Heritage
C14, vaulted, with round arch and spiral stair. The upper rooms communicate with Lord Egremont's house and also the east range of buildings.
The inhabited parts of Cockermouth Castle form a group with the uninhabited parts
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- gate house
coordinates:- NY12273088
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LORD EGREMONT'S ESTATE OFFICE AND THE OFFICE OF THE WESTMORLAND GREEN SLATE COMPANY / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 71654 / NY1227030857
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY12273085
person:- : Westmorland Green Slate Co
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
PUMP INSIDE THE OUTER GATEHOUSE / / CASTLEGATE / COCKERMOUTH / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 71656 / NY1226230876
courtesy of English Heritage
Square stone pier with chamfered panelled corners and curved capping. Iron curved handle and wooden pipe. Stone trough, square with circular basin.
The inhabited parts of Cockermouth Castle form a group with the uninhabited parts.
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- pump
coordinates:- NY12263087
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Cockermouth Castle -- Cockermouth -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- 21.6.2013

hearsay Built by Waltheof, son of the earl of Dunbar, 1134. The outer gatehouse was built 1440, by Lord Percy. Generally closed to visits.

notes motte and bailey, curtain wall, towers, gateways, moat
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustrations

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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