Photo essay: Stonework

I don’t know what it is, call it a quirk, but I am hugely drawn to the faces – both human and fantastical – to be found on the outside and inside of medieval buildings and churches. I swear, I’ve collected enough photos to fill a book! Here are a few of the ones that charmed and captivated me on the recent trip to the UK and France …

 

stgermain2

 

stgermain1

 

oxfordgargoyle3

 

oxfordgargoyle2

 

owlWC

 

normangateheadsWC

 

monkeyWC

 

louvrewindow

 

louvredoor2

 

louvredoor

 

lionWC

 

heraldicWC

 

faceyorkminster

 

faceyork

 

facestmarysoxford

 

enginecourtWC

 

enginecourt2WC

 

dragonWC

 

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