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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1374035



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

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Codsall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Jun-1963

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 271431

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 86618 04051


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