CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1204117

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST JAMES
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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

District: Medway (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Cooling

National Grid Reference: TQ 75624 75949

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 172853

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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