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Dr Rosemary Hill

BA, MA, FRSL, FSA
Quondam Fellow since 2011
Writer and Historian
  • Background

    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 2011)
    • Two-Year Fellow, All Souls College (from 2009 to 2011)
    • Visiting Fellow (Michaelmas and Hilary Terms), All Souls College (from 2004 to 2005)
    • Contributing Editor, Crafts and occasional advisor to the Crafts Council Collection; independent scholar (from 1987 to 2006)
    • Writer/Sub-Editor, Country Life; also Freelance Writer/Journalist, specialising in applied and decorative arts for The Times Literary Supplement, London Review of Books, Sunday Telegraph, Sunday Times (from 1982 to 1987)
    • Editorial Work, Quarto (literary magazine), Vole (ecological monthly) and freelance journalism (from 1979 to 1981)
    • Undergraduate, Newnham College, Cambridge (from 1976 to 1979)
  • Selected publications

    • Stonehenge (Profile Books and Harvard University Press, 2008)
      Winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2010, for a book on a subject before 1800
    • God’s Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain (London and Yale, New Haven: Allen Lane, 2009)
    • ‘Pugin’s Churches’, Architectural History, 49 (2006)
    • ‘Pugin’s Small Houses’, Architectural History, 46 (2003)
    • ‘Scarisbrick Hall, Lancashire, revisited’, Country Life, 8 and 15 August (2002)
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Editorial Board, Journal of Modern Craft (Berg) (from 2008)
    • Co-Editor, Studies in Victorian Architecture and Design (from 2005)
    • Visiting Fellow, All Souls College (from 2004 to 2005)
    • Trustee, Victorian Society (from 2003)
    • Editorial Board, London Review of Books (from 2000)
    • Trustee, Camberwell Residential and Academic Fellowship, Camberwell College of Art (from 2000)
    • Trustee, London Library (from 1999 to 2002)
  • Research awards and grants

    • Marsh Biography Award (2009).
    • Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography (2008).
    • Wolfson History Prize (2007).
    • James Tait Black Biography Prize (2007).
    • Society of Authors Award (British Literature Prize) (1993).