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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1204117



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Medway

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cooling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 172853

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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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: West Kent and the Weald, (1980), 238

National Grid Reference: TQ 75624 75949


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