Visiting for the first time since the site upgrade? Read what's new!
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 51.4548 / 51°27'17"N
Longitude: 0.523 / 0°31'22"E
OS Eastings: 575387
OS Northings: 175892
OS Grid: TQ753758
Mapcode National: GBR PNX.M1Y
Mapcode Global: VHJLG.0PTL
Entry Name: Cooling Castle Gatehouse
Location: Cooling, Medway, ME3
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Listing Date: 21 November 1966
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172856
Source ID: 1085770
TQ 77 NE
Cooling Castle Gatehouse.
Embattled gatehouse. 1381-85. By Thomas Crump, possibly to the designs of
Henry Yevele for Sir John de Cobham. Coursed ragstone with some knapped flint.
2 semi-circular towers with boldly projecting rings of machicolations and
crenellations. Four-centred arch between with crenellations above and
moulded round-arched gateway below and behind. Single loopholes on front faces
of towers at half height. The gatehouse is open on the inside and originally
admitted to the extreme south-west corner of the outer ward. Cooling Castle
is Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. BOE, Kent, I, 239
Listing NGR: TQ7540175958
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings