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Saint Nicolas Place

Historic Kings Nortontimber framed Merchants house 15th century

Standing alongside the 12th century parish church at the heart of Kings Norton are the prestigious Old Grammar School and 15th century timber framed Tudor Merchants House (pictured right). Together with St Nicolas Church, its churchyard and The Green they form the largest complex of medieval buildings in Birmingham.

Detailed Information


Saint Nicolas Place,
81 The Green,
Kings Norton
B38 8RU

Tel 0121 458 1223

Saint Nicolas Place Website

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  • Free
  • to ground floor.
  • Guided Tours : Friday & Sat: 11am and 2pm. No need to book. Time 1¼ hrs approx.
    Cost . £5. Concessions £4. Children under 12 free.
  • Booked Group Tours: At any time by arrangement.
    Meal deals, tea/coffee & cakes, buffet lunch, or more.
    Cost £4 per person + meal deal by arrangement.

  • Booked Guided Tour of St Nicolas Church by arrangement £4 1hr approx

Opening Hours

  • Saint Nicolas Place is open for heritage visitors on Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 3pm.

  • Guided tours Friday and Saturday at 11am and 2pm.

  • The Saracen’s Head café is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 3pm.


  • Shop
  • Cafe
  • Toilets


  • Guided tours all year round.
  • Special events.
  • Education Programme

Disabled Visitors

  • Disabled access.
  • Wheelchair accessible lifts.
  • Disabled toilet.
  • Disabled access and nearby disabled parking spaces.
  • Hearing loop system at reception
  • Limited access available to Old Grammar School

How to get there:

  • Train: to Kings Norton Station and then No. 18 bus to the church.
  • Bus: Nos. 18, 45,49 and 146
  • Car/coach: off A441 at Kings Norton.


  • Cars: Free car park Pershore Rd 3mins walk away.
    Pay and Display car park to side and rear of Saint Nicolas Place.£1 for 3hrs

Average Length of Visit

  • Varies.