Rosemary Hill is a writer, historian and independent scholar with an interest in biography, material culture and the connections between them.
She has written two prize-winning books: God’s Architect, a life of the Gothic Revival architect, A W N Pugin and Stonehenge, a history of one of Britain’s greatest and least understood monuments. Unicorn: The Poetry of Angela Carter, was published in 2015 and her latest book, Time’s Witness: History in the Age of Romanticism, was published in 2021 by Allen Lane and in Penguin paperback in March 2023.
Her work in progress is the completion of Interwar the last book by her husband Gavin Stamp. Visit site.
She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the Society of Antiquaries, a trustee of the Pugin Society and a Quondam Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
Hill is a magnificent historian and ... Time's Witness is a book to change the way you think about history.
John Carey, Sunday Times