EPW029254 ENGLAND (1929). The Market Place and Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, 1929

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Title [EPW029254] The Market Place and Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth, 1929
Reference EPW029254
Date September-1929
Link
Place name COCKERMOUTH
Parish COCKERMOUTH
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 312248, 530816
Longitude / Latitude -3.3606503478633, 54.664662363872
National Grid Reference NY122308

Pins

Point no 19 on the Cockermouth Town Trail - (the site of) Cockermouth Old Hall - this pre-Elizabethan building in the photograph was demolished in 1973. A plaque in the car park commemorates the fact that Mary Queen of Scots once stayed here as a guest of the Fletcher family.

Brian
Saturday 18th of October 2014 04:59:38 PM
Point No 18 on te Cockermouth Town trail - The market received its charter in 1221 and underwent major revitalization in 2008 thanks to a grant from the market Towns Initiative. Many of the features around the market place represent the towns history and are described in a separate leaflet available from the Tourist Information Office.

Brian
Saturday 18th of October 2014 04:57:27 PM
Point no 17 on te Cockermouth Town trail - Cockermouth Castle is a Norman castle dating from 1221. The castle is part ruin and part lived in. It is not normally open to the public.

Brian
Saturday 18th of October 2014 04:03:54 PM
Point No 16 on the Cockermouth Town Trail - Jennings Brewery. Beer has been brewed here for over 150 years. There is a brewery shop and guided tours are available.

Brian
Saturday 18th of October 2014 04:01:29 PM
Point No 15 on the Cockermouth Town Trail. This bridge, known as the barrel bridge, was built in 1897 across the river Cocker. It was a road bridge from High Sands Lane to Jennings brewery. The bridge was destroyed in the floods of 1938 and was not rebuilt until 1963 when it was replaced by a footbridge.

Brian
Saturday 18th of October 2014 03:58:10 PM
This building is the old market hall. Now demolished and replaced by housing. (source H Burslem)

Brian
Thursday 21st of August 2014 04:40:44 PM
Hatters Beer House (source H Burslem)

Brian
Thursday 21st of August 2014 04:33:04 PM
Hat factory (source H Burslem)

Brian
Thursday 21st of August 2014 04:32:08 PM
The top of a windmill is just visible here. The windmill was built here because all the water mill licences for this stretch of the river Cocker were taken. The building no longer exists (H Burslem 2014)

Brian
Thursday 21st of August 2014 04:23:40 PM
Jennings Brewery

Robert Tims
Thursday 17th of January 2013 04:32:55 PM