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Coole Upper Churches
Teampaill na Cúile Uachtaraí
'New' church at Coole.jpg
"New" church at Coole
52°06′32″N 8°12′15″W / 52.108864°N 8.204076°W / 52.108864; -8.204076Coordinates: 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
Architecture
Functional status inactive
Administration
Diocese Cloyne
Designations
National Monument of Ireland
Official name Coole Upper Two Churches
Reference no. 395

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

Location

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

History

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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