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Doom wall painting, North Leigh

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Doom wall painting, North Leigh
North Leigh, Oxfordshire, England
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St Mary's church in the Oxfordshire village of North Leigh dates to the Saxon period. One of the most interesting historic features inside the church is the late medieval Doom, or wall painting representing the Biblical Day of Judgement. The North Leigh Doom covers the entire space over the chancel arch and spills over onto both the north and south walls of the nave. The colours are vivid and the art is quite marvellous - one of the best examples in the region.

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