St Kenelm, Old Minster Lovell

St Kenelm, Old Minster Lovell, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 0RN View on map

Grade I listed, dating from 1450. Cruciform in shape with a central tower, 2-bay transepts and 3-bay nave. Interior contains reredos of 1876 by J L Pearson. South transept has alabaster tomb-chest, probably to William, Lord Lovell, having recumbent figure in armour to top with feet on lion and head on helmet; tracery panels to sides have figures and armorial shields. 15th-century octagonal stone font. 15th-century pews to nave.


Opening Arrangements

The church is open daily from 9.30am to dusk.


Old Minster Lovell is signposted on the north side of the B4047, west of Witney. Rail: Charlbury (6 miles), Oxford( 12 miles). Bus: Stagecoach S2 (Oxford to Carterton).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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