EPW029250 ENGLAND (1929). Cockermouth Castle and the town, Cockermouth, 1929

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Title [EPW029250] Cockermouth Castle and the town, Cockermouth, 1929
Reference EPW029250
Date September-1929
Link
Place name COCKERMOUTH
Parish COCKERMOUTH
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 312256, 530757
Longitude / Latitude -3.360508622685, 54.664133630907
National Grid Reference NY123308

Pins

Cockermouth Cottage Hospital

mapmaker
Tuesday 7th of July 2015 07:13:15 PM
Point No 7 on the Town trail - The Globe hotel. This was once a Coaching Inn. A plaque outside the door names some of the famous visitors that have stayed here.

Brian
Friday 5th of September 2014 06:57:40 PM
Point No 19 on the Town Trail - The site of Cockermouth Hall, a pre-Elizabethan building which was demolished in 1973. Mary Queen of Scots stayed in the Hall and this is commemorated on a plaque from the hall which is mounted on a plinth in the car park.

Brian
Friday 5th of September 2014 05:51:37 PM
The Town Hall - originally built as a Methodist Church.

Brian
Friday 5th of September 2014 05:46:59 PM
Peter Willie's Fletchers Gentlemans Outfitters. The sign on the wall of the shop reads "Fletchers Fearless Clothing".

Brian
Friday 5th of September 2014 05:46:01 PM
The Grassmoor Hotel and Tea Rooms.

Brian
Friday 5th of September 2014 05:44:18 PM
Point No 6 on the Town Trail - the Court House. this building replaced the 1829 Moot Hall which stood in Market place. It is now an antiques centre. The adjoining building with the clock was the Savings Bank and Mechanics Institute.

Brian
Friday 5th of September 2014 05:43:26 PM
Point No 5 on the Town Trail - The Quaker Bridge Originally built around 1887 the bridge was renewed in 1984. Upstream is the railway viaduct over the river - not the original. First built in 1865 and now part of "The Greenway" cycle and footpath.Downstream you can see the Cocker Bridge on Main Street, the Town Hall (formerly a Methodist Church); the former hat factory site in front (white gable by bridge); former Croft Mill (textiles) now flats with balconies on the left. A "back lane" of the medieval town is across the bridge now known as South Street.

Brian
Friday 5th of September 2014 05:38:39 PM
No 17 on the town trail - Cockermouth castle is of Norman origin and dates from around 1221. It is not normally open to the public. It is part ruin and other parts are still lived in.

Brian
Thursday 21st of August 2014 03:58:30 PM
This is the site of a wash house. Many early photo's of Cockermouth show washing hanging out in the garden.

Brian
Thursday 21st of August 2014 03:53:15 PM
Jenning's Brewery

gbaddley
Thursday 7th of November 2013 06:43:31 PM
Jennings Brewery is No 16 on the Cockermouth town trail. Beer has been brewed here for over 150 years.

Brian
Thursday 21st of August 2014 04:00:37 PM