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Brilliant Norman church

A genuine Norman church that has now been brought back into operation. Never modernised by the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
peter d
,
moreton in marsh
via mobile
Ancient church. Spooky cemetery

This was a chance find. We were looking for another venue and drove up a narrow road to find an... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
JohnWard2013
,
Lake Jackson, Texas
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“doom painting” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Church Road, Lower Oddington, England
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Reviewed 24 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.

Thank peter d
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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

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Reviewed 6 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

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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

Thank peter d
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank C140
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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

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Reviewed 26 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

1  Thank Rita B
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This Church has enormous resonance for me, my parents, paternal grandparents aunts and uncles are buried here. My wife and I got married here on the 27th Oct 1990. The church is locked at the moment due to thieves a disgrace, it has the most...More

1  Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I love Romanesque churches and make a point of seeing them when I travel. Sadly, this one was closed because thieves had stolen metal from the roof, letting in rain that damaged the Dooms day frescoes inside. We could look in the windows and see...More

Thank happyarchitect
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Unfortunately closed for an undetermined period of time, because thieves damaged the roof in order to steal copper. The historic fresco was damaged due to the destruction of the copper they stole. What a shame. off the beaten track. hopefully, they can repair and reopen.

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