St Nicholas' Church in Oddington is a village parish church with a magical woodland setting and an entire wall of medieval wall paintings. Located just a few miles east of Stow-on-the-Wold in the Cotswolds, it is open daily.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St Nicholas

Names
Church of St Nicholas
Oddington Church
IDs
319040 Go Historic
1155273 Grade I listed building
National Grid Reference
SP 23487 25548

Listed Building Description of the Church of St Nicholas

ODDINGTON LOWER ODDINGTON SP 2325 11/167 Church of St. Nicholas 25.8.60 GV I Former Anglican parish church now redundant. C12, C13, C14, C15 and C19. Coursed, squared and dressed limestone, stone slate roof. C12 nave, now south aisle, with C14 projecting porch, on south, C13 tower at east end. C13 nave north of south aisle and tower with buttressed C15 chancel at east end. South aisle: keel moulded string course, small lancet at west end with keel-moulded, stopped hood. Monument to John Gardner, his wife and four children, with winged cherub at top, 3 carved faces and festoon below, lower right. South wall: 3-light C14 windows with reticulated tracery and stopped hoods flanking porch. Pointed arched entrance to porch with mass dial on left. C13 three stage tower possibly built on foundations of C12 chancel, C14 window with quatrefoil in south wall, lancet window in east wall, lancet windows on each face of second stage, 2-light belfry windows on each face of third stage, embattlemented parapet with gargoyles...

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from The National Heritage List for England
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