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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/ 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