Holy Rood, Woodeaton

Holy Rood, Woodeaton, Oxfordshire OX3 9TS View on map

Grade I listed 13th-century church and 14th-century integral tower. 13th-century nave roof has a rare painted Doom inscription. Wall paintings include a large early 14th-century St Christopher. Norman-French inscription over the blocked north door and newly discovered remains of crucifixion behind a rood beam. Fittings include 15th-century benches with 4 fleur-de-lys poppy heads in the nave and 4 more elaborate bench ends in the chancel.


Opening Arrangements

The church is open at all times.


North of Oxford city, A40 exit northbound at Marston or Hospitals turn, over ring road, right to Elsfield and left into Woodeaton. Rail: Islip (1 mile) or Oxford (6 miles).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No