Sunday, 13 February 2011

Gargoyles & Grotesques in Oxford

Spring sunshine in chilly Oxford for a few hours yesterday, so some lovely photos of gargloyles and grotesques for the blog.  Amazing skill went into carving these objects, but they are so far up the buildings that only long shot lenses can capture them.   
My family have lived in Oxford for many generations, so it is lovely to think that they might have laughed at the same contorted grotesques or been moved by the beauty of some.

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