Church of St James, Cooling
Description: Church of St James
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 172853
OS Grid Reference: TQ7562475949
OS Grid Coordinates: 575624, 175949
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4553, 0.5264
Location: Main Road, Cooling, Medway ME3 8DG
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TQ 77 NE
Church of St. James
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
Source: English Heritage
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