Church Of St Nicholas

Date:
13 May 2000
Location:
Church Of St Nicholas, Church Road, Codsall, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
Reference:
IOE01/00030/03
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CODSALL C.P. CHURCH ROAD SJ 80 SE (North West side)

8/123 Church of St. Nicholas 27.6.63

- II*

Parish Church. C12 S. doorway; C14 tower; the rest 1846-8 by E. Banks of Wolverhampton. Ashlar; clay tile roofs with fishscale bands, Single cell chancel; 5 bay nave; aisles; south porch; north vestry; West Tower with diagonal buttresses. West Tower: Early to mid C14; large west window of 3 lights with cusped intersecting tracery and plain hood-mould stopped with 2 large grotesque heads; strings at belfry level terminated on each face by grotesque heads; belfry openings of 2 lights with cinque- foil heads; crenellated parapet, restored with corner finials, South Elevation: bay divisions of aisle marked by stepped buttresses; all windows of aisle and chancel are of 2 cinquefoil headed lights with reticulated or flowing tracery above; returned hood moulds; gabled South porch with pointed outer doorway, to a reset South doorway with round head of 2 orders, both with chevron ornament and a fnliated hood mould, flanked by nook shafts with carved capitals; the chancel had an ogee headed door to left with ogee hand mould. Interior: octagonal piers with C14 style capitals to pointed nave arcade of 2 chamfered orders; tall pointed chancel arch; open timber roofs with scissor trusses in nave and aisles. Monument: Walter Wrottesley died 1630; recumbant effigy, 5 kneeling figures on sides of tomb chest.

Stained glass mainly C19.

Listing NGR: SJ8661804051

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Tanner_GW IOE Records for Tanner, GW; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr GW Tanner. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Tanner, Gw

Rights Holder: Tanner, Gw

Keywords

Ashlar, Clay, Tile, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Chest Tomb, Tomb, Funerary Site, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative