We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Spooky

If visiting the castle next door it is well worth popping next door to visit the church /ruins next... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Lynn P
,
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Historic church

Historic church - main sanctuary lost I guess 100’s if Years ago but small sanctuary still... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Markie2
,
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 22 reviews
34
All photos (34)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“oxburgh hall”(5 reviews)
“terracotta”(9 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
Feb
Contact
Oxborough PE33 9PS, England
Improve This Listing
Reviews (22)
Filter reviews
22 results
Traveller rating
12
8
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
12
8
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews oxburgh hall well worth a visit terracotta spire ruins destroyed tower homes history
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2018

If visiting the castle next door it is well worth popping next door to visit the church /ruins next door. The skull decorated altar is very unusual.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This was quite interesting and unique place. Strange seeing a church that was partly destroyed. The terracotta work there is nice to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NorwichTraveller1
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Historic church - main sanctuary lost I guess 100’s if Years ago but small sanctuary still maintained in the old Apse. Have suffered some vandalism in loss of lead from roof.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Markie2
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This was a sad time to visit this interesting building. Thieves had stripped off the lead from the roof and the interior was being dried out. This tombs of the families associated with Oxborough Hall were interesting in the very damp chapel. the church itself...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We visited with three teenagers and found it very interesting, with the old terracotta works and the history of the church with its fallen tower. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rob N
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A church of great interest (find out how the spire collapsed whilst school children watched from the school yard). Hauntingly beautiful ruin with character.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building, with part ruin / part chapel.. Historic graveyard and lots of white feathers scattered in the grounds.. worth a visit when passing..

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DayTrip681248
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A ruin, a beautiful church and unique terracotta tomb. A very interesting history and the teenagers loved looking around it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rob N
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The church was partially destroyed in the late 1940s when the steeple fell down and crashed through the roof. Since then, it has been remodelled to leave some 'ruins' (although they have been built back up to be very smart ruins) with a smaller (but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The present church is all that is left after the spire and tower of the former church collapsed in 1948 destroying the nave and main aisle. The present church and chapel house some ancient tombs and are very interesting in themselves

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank geoff_grayton
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
The Great Danes Country Inn
70 reviews
3.60 km away
The Crown Hotel
199 reviews
9.72 km away
Lynford Hall
360 reviews
10.53 km away
Strattons Hotel
549 reviews
10.67 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Bedingfeld Arms
316 reviews
.05 km away
The Swan
18 reviews
6.96 km away
The Swan
71 reviews
7.60 km away
Twenty Churchwardens
68 reviews
5.52 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Bulldog Barns
29 reviews
5.42 km away
Methwold Auction Mart
6 reviews
6.80 km away
Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trails
281 reviews
1.75 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St John the Evangelist Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines