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Coole Upper Churches
Teampaill na Cúile Uachtaraí
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"New" church at Coole
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52°06′32″N 8°12′15″W / 52.108864°N 8.204076°W / 52.108864; -8.204076
Location Coole Upper, Fermoy, County Cork
Country Ireland
Denomination Church of Ireland
Previous denomination Catholic
Functional status inactive
Diocese Cloyne

Coole Upper Churches are medieval churches forming a National Monument in County Cork, Ireland.


Coole Upper Churches are located 2.9 km (1.8 mi) northeast of Castlelyons.


This area is associated with two saints, Abbán and Dalbach.

The church at Coole Upper is the larger and was built in the 12th century as a single nave church and had antae.

The chancel was added in the 13th century. It has a narrow two-light ogee window in the east gable. A rosette was carved on one of the stones in the east wall.

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