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Latitude: 51.4548 / 51°27'17"N
Longitude: 0.523 / 0°31'22"E
OS Eastings: 575387
OS Northings: 175892
OS Grid: TQ753758
Mapcode National: GBR PNX.M1Y
Mapcode Global: VHJLG.0PTL
Entry Name: Cooling Castle Gatehouse
Listing Date: 21 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172856
Location: Cooling, Medway, ME3
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
TQ 77 NE
Cooling Castle Gatehouse.
Embattled gatehouse. 1381-85. By Thomas Crump, possibly to the designs of
Henry Yevele for Sir John de Cobham. Coursed ragstone with some knapped flint.
2 semi-circular towers with boldly projecting rings of machicolations and
crenellations. Four-centred arch between with crenellations above and
moulded round-arched gateway below and behind. Single loopholes on front faces
of towers at half height. The gatehouse is open on the inside and originally
admitted to the extreme south-west corner of the outer ward. Cooling Castle
is Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. BOE, Kent, I, 239
Listing NGR: TQ7540175958
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