Medieval Wall paintings in Copford Church

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Celebrated 12th century apsidal church with magnificent colour medieval wall frescoes cleaned and restored in the 20th century. The paintings show a strong Byzantine influence in content and design and were uncovered from behind a coating of 16th century whitewash.

A church has stood on the present site since around 1130 AD. Noted as architecturally interesting, St Michael & All Angels is situtated in a pretty woodland setting. Guided Tours followed by refreshments, can be provided if required. Phone in advance for advice on coach parking and group visits,

Guide Prices

Donations welcome. Guided tours by pre-arrangement inc refreshment £1.50 per person.

Map & Directions

Colchester

Road Directions

From Colchester Centre take the Lexden Road west out of the town. Take 3rd left into Hall Road after passing Tollgate retail park.

St Michael & All Angels Church

Type:Historic Site

Off Aldcar Road, Copford Green, CO6 1DG

Tel: 01206 211494