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Lych Gate at All Saints' Church, Church Lane, Cotgrave, 1973

Cotgrave is mentioned in Domesday Book where it appears as Godegrave. Parts of All Saints date from the 12th century, but the church includes additions and alterations from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries as well as later alterations down almost to the present day. By the mid 13th century, most of the Parish was owned by various monasteries, notably Lenton and Swineshead. Lenton Priory had juris…