Church of St Nicholas

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1374035
Date first listed:
27-Jun-1963
Statutory Address:
Church of St Nicholas, Church Road, Codsall

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St Nicholas, Church Road, Codsall

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
South Staffordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Codsall
National Grid Reference:
SJ 86618 04051

Details

SJ 80 SE 8/123

CODSALL C.P. CHURCH ROAD (north west side) 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; five bay nave; aisles; south porch; north vestry; West Tower with diagonal buttresses.

West Tower: Early to mid C14; large west window of three lights with cusped intersecting tracery and plain hood-mould stopped with two large grotesque heads; strings at belfry level terminated on each face by grotesque heads; belfry openings of two lights with cinquefoil 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 two 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 two orders, both with chevron ornament and a foliated 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 two chamfered orders; tall pointed chancel arch; open timber roofs with scissor trusses in nave and aisles.

Monument: Walter Wrottesley died 1630; recumbant effigy, five kneeling figures on sides of tomb chest. Stained glass mainly C19.

Listing NGR: SJ8661804051

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
271431
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 May 2000
Reference: IOE01/00030/03
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