St Nicholas Church, Lower Oddington

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An ancient relic of a bygone era, St Nicholas Church stands as a temple secluded from the touches of both time and civilization. Pay a visit to this village parish church, numbered among one of England's thousand best churches, according to Simon Jenkins. Walk among the tombstones in the churchyard surrounded by woods, which add to the atmosphere and hint at the site's history. See the largest Last Judgment painting in Britain, named "Doom," dating from around 1340, which was whitewashed during the Reformation and later restored. Next to the painting is a mural dated to about 1520 representing a morality play called "Magnificence;" it's also a sight that attracts visitors. For St Nicholas Church and beyond, use our Lower Oddington day trip planning app to get the most from your Lower Oddington vacation.
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  • What a bit of history in the Cotswolds most people don't know to look for. Why is it located on its own half a mile down a country lane - well from what I understand plague devastated the local popula...  more »
  • This beautiful 11th century Norman church is easy to walk to in Upper Oddington, and definitely worth the visit. Go when there is good light, because there's no electricity and you'll want to see the ...  more »
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  • An old church with extremely interesting wall painted Doom painting.
  • Ancient secluded church dating back to the C12. The church is is a beautiful village. We went to visit my ancestors who are buried in the church and commemorated there. I would recommend visiting the nearby pub called The Fox, where the staff were so welcoming, and the Sunday lunch was so delicious.
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