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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Cooling, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4553 / 51°27'19"N

Longitude: 0.5264 / 0°31'35"E

OS Eastings: 575624

OS Northings: 175950

OS Grid: TQ756759

Mapcode National: GBR PNX.MX3

Mapcode Global: VHJLG.2PM7

Entry Name: Church of St James

Location: Cooling, Medway, ME3

County: Medway

Parish: Cooling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172853

Source ID: 1204117

Listing Text

COOLING CP
TQ 77 NE
2/23
21.11.66
Church of St. James
GV I

Parish church. C13-C15 with some C19 restoration. West tower, nave with
south porch and chancel with south vestry. Ragstone, chalk and flint, somewhat
repaired in sandstone. Plain tiled roofs. West tower with diagonal buttresses
and with probably reset west window with cusped intersecting tracery. Nave
windows of early C14 with cemented tracery. Chancel window-tracery of C15.
Interior: 6-bay chancel, with 6 blank arches to north and south on marble shafts
springing from marble benches. Arches run to triple sedilia and double piscina,
with shafts and trefoils. South vestry with walls decorated with cockle-shells.
Fittings: Font: C13. Square bowl on 5 squat piers with trefoiled arches sunk
into each side. C18 pulpit. 6 oak benches with poppy-heads. Vested in the
care of the Redundant Churches Fund. BOE, Kent, I, 238.

Listing NGR: TQ7636776264

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