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.
The church is open at all times.
- Is part of Ride and Stride
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).
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: No