Hill has published widely on 19th- and 20th-century cultural history, but she is best known for God's Architect (2007), her biography of Augustus Pugin. The book won the Wolfson History Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Elizabeth Longford Prize, and the Marsh Biography Award. Hill is a trustee of the Victorian Society, a contributing editor to the London Review of Books and is a Quondam Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
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- banns read in St Giles church Camberwell and St Augustines Crofton Park