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Comport and Baker Tombs 5 Yards to South of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Cooling, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4552 / 51°27'18"N

Longitude: 0.5265 / 0°31'35"E

OS Eastings: 575631

OS Northings: 175938

OS Grid: TQ756759

Mapcode National: GBR PNX.MY7

Mapcode Global: VHJLG.2PPB

Entry Name: Comport and Baker Tombs 5 Yards to South of Church of St James

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172854

Location: Cooling, Medway, ME3

County: Medway

Civil Parish: Cooling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Cliffe-at-Hoo St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

COOLING CP
TO 77 NE
2/7
Comport and Baker tombs 5
yards to south of Church of
St. James.

GV II

Row of ten childrens' body blocks, with four footstones, and one headstone and
three larger body blocks. Early C19. Stone. Insribed to children of the
Comport and Baker families. Known locally as 'Pip's Graves' as they are generally
taken to have been the prototypes for the graves on the first page of Charles
Dickens' 'Great Expectations'.

Listing NGR: TQ7636776264

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