St Nicholas, Radford Semele, Warwickshire

Feature Sets (2)

Description

The church was largely rebuilt in 1889 although the tower is Perpendicular. There is a 12thc. window in the S wall below rubble-work of the same date.

History

Given to Kenilworth Priory by Geoffrey de Clinton on foundation and appropriated before 1291. Enlarged in 14thc.

Features

Exterior Features

Windows

Nave, S wall

Round-headed, of one order. Plain, square and flush with wall. The label is hollow-chamfered and carved along the chamfer with a row of upright, round-headed leaves with raised edges. The label is weathered, more severely on the L.

L label stop: large, squared block, too damaged to read.

R label stop: large, squared block, as above, with two upright, round-headed leaves, with raised edges, within a raised border.

Comments/Opinions

To follow.

Bibliography

  • VCH 6:201.
  • Pevsner and Wedgewood, 379.

Location

Site Location
Radford Semele
National Grid Reference
SP 343 648 
Boundaries
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales): Warwickshire
now: Warwickshire
Diocese
medieval: Worcester
now: Coventry
Dedication
now: St Nicholas
medieval: not confirmed
Type of building/monument
Parish church  
Report authors
Harry Sunley