St George


St George’s church is located on a corner site with the west boundary on St. George’s Drive and the south boundary on Grifford Gardens. Both these streets were renamed in the 1970’s redevelopment of the area, St George’s original address being Kirkewhite Street West/Launder Street.

The west boundary is defined partially by a low Bulwell stone wall close to the buttresses of the church. The wall is capped with double chaffered stone, with the stumps of the iron railings which once completed it still visible; these were probably removed during the metal collecting campaign during World War II. In the small space between and the west wall self-planted vegetation has rooted. At the north-west corner the brick walls of the modern church hall form the boundary. A pair of high metal gates gives access to the large car park, completing the west side. This is the largest area of the churchyard.

At the corner formed by the west and south elevations is the main entrance, a pair of wrought iron gates stand between two, one and a half metres high. There are two Bulwell stone pillars with dark stone copings with chamfered top edges and decorated with incised circles, and a metal arch connects the two pillars. From the gates a concrete ramp leads to the south entrance to the church. A similar low wall runs along the southern boundary, Gifford Gardens. There is a wide area of land between this wall and the church, which is filled with shrubs and trees, and contains the Calvary which was erected as a memorial to the men of the parish who fell in World War I.

There is no churchyard at the east end of the church. The east wall forms most of the boundary with a further part comprising a small section of low stone wall with its original wrought iron railings and the remainder part wall securing the car park formed by walling topped by steel mesh concrete reinforcing wire backed by hedging and trees. The land adjoining the east elevation is part of the Queen’s Drive Recreation Ground owned and maintained by Nottingham City Council (originally the Meadows Cricket Ground, and later the Queen's Walk Cricket Ground).

To the north of the church a car park and the church hall occupy what would have been the churchyard. This is bordered is secured by the fencing

There is no evidence of burials within the site.