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An 11th century Norman church with original wall mural

This beautiful 11th century Norman church is easy to walk to in Upper Oddington, and definitely... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Ancient Historic Church

Really old and interesting. Shows what faith is and was. we were passing the end of the lane on our... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a bit of history in the Cotswolds most people don't know to look for. Why is it located on its own half a mile down a country lane - well from what I understand plague devastated the local population a while ago now so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

This beautiful 11th century Norman church is easy to walk to in Upper Oddington, and definitely worth the visit. Go when there is good light, because there's no electricity and you'll want to see the original 900 year old wall mural "The Doom."

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Really old and interesting. Shows what faith is and was. we were passing the end of the lane on our way home when seeing the sign !1th Century Church intrigued. Well worth exploring

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

A genuine Norman church that has now been brought back into operation. Never modernised by the Victorians and no electricity. Just one of the best doom wall paintings in existence. Open most days during daylight.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This was a chance find. We were looking for another venue and drove up a narrow road to find an Ancient church extensive spooky cemetery. The graves were overgrown and markings were weathered to where some could no longer be read. Beautiful, quiet setting. Some...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Up a small dead end lane and definitely worth a visit! Have to look out for the sign though... older than the village church

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Originally a Saxon church on this site and then a Norman church which was extended after a visit from King Henry III. Has one of the largest and best "doom" paintings done in about 1340. Following the theft of the copper roof covering in Feb...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church with interesting graveyard. Great views from the grounds. Really worth a visit. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

If you're in the area it's a nice stop to see the church. Sad that this church is currently closed. (As of June 17 when i'm writing this review.'.) It's still worth a quick stop to see the outside and the interesting graveyard. Seems like...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went to visit but it is being renovated following a fire but you can still walk in the grounds and appreciate the location

Date of experience: April 2017
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