Alex Woodcock

                   Writing | Heritage | Stonecarving


'A lovely book ... full of provocative ideas'

Daily Telegraph


'clearly written, takes an accessible popular approach and gives a good current overview of the subject'

Medieval Archaeology


'a splendid book, breaking new ground, and shedding much light on medieval craft and belief'

Transactions of the Devonshire Association 


'moves easily from ... detail to clear, passionate prose on some of the underlying cultural themes that might explain the many curiosities of this strange and compelling aspect of medieval art'

Journal of the British Archaeological Association

OSC front cover

Of Sirens and Centaurs: Medieval Sculpture at Exeter Cathedral

Exeter: Impress Books (2013)


G&G front cover

Gargoyles and Grotesques

Oxford: Bloomsbury (2011)


'All who have an interest in trying to understand a little more about medieval England should read this well-illustrated and affordable book'

Medieval Archaeology


'very accessible'

Current Archaeology

LI front cover

Liminal Images

Aspects of Medieval Architectural Sculpture in the South of England from the Eleventh to the Sixteenth Centuries

Oxford: John & Erica Hedges (2005)


'a useful catalogue of imagery from southern England'



'a conscientious and in many respects valuable study'

Journal of the British Archaeological Association

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