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Church of St Nicholas, Codsall

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 June 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 271431

OS Grid Reference: SJ8661804051
OS Grid Coordinates: 386618, 304051
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6340, -2.1991

Location: Church Lane, Codsall, Staffordshire WV8 1EQ

Locality: Codsall
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV8 1EQ

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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 a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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