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Alex Woodcock

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Alex Woodcock is the author of non-fiction books on history and art including the award-winning Of Sirens and Centaurs: Medieval Sculpture at Exeter Cathedral (2013) and Gargoyles and Grotesques (2011). He wrote his PhD on medieval sculpture at the University of Southampton and then trained as a stonemason, later working at Exeter Cathedral for six years as part of the team conserving its iconic west front. A regular speaker at conferences and book festivals he is currently working on his fourth book, on the Romanesque sculpture of the southwest of England.

Midday in Rye, East Sussex, and it’s started to rain. Late-season tourists are reaching for their waterproofs and heading for indoors, leaving the churchyard that only a few moments ago was packed, a guided tour in full swing. I’ve just noticed the outline of part of a Romanesque doorway, less visible than its similarly blocked […] Read more of this blog post »
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Gargoyles and Grotesques

4.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2011
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Of Sirens and Centaurs: Med...

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0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Liminal Images: Aspects of ...

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