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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Codsall, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.634 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -2.1991 / 2°11'56"W

OS Eastings: 386618

OS Northings: 304051

OS Grid: SJ866040

Mapcode National: GBR 18R.W9F

Mapcode Global: WHBFR.6210

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 27 June 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271431

Location: Codsall, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, WV8

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Codsall

Built-Up Area: Codsall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Codsall St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 80 SE (North West side)

8/123 Church of St. Nicholas

- 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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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