St Odoceus

The church of St Odoceus lies in a dell reached through the grounds of the Old Rectory.

About this church

The principal contents are the 14th century effigy, supposedly of St Margaret Marlos, a 6th century inscribed stone on a ledge by the chancel arch and the elaborately not to say wildly carved oak altar of 1882 where you should be able to spot lily of the valley, rose of sharon and a passion flower.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven

Visitors information

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

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