Rosemary Hill

Rosemary Hill (born 10 April 1957)[1] is an English writer and historian.


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,[2][3] the Elizabeth Longford Prize, and the Marsh Biography Award. Hill is a trustee of the Victorian Society,[4] a contributing editor to the London Review of Books[5] and is a Quondam Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.[4]

She is the widow of the poet Christopher Logue, whom she married in 1985.[6] On 10 April 2014, she married the architectural historian and journalist Gavin Stamp who died in 2017. [7]


  1. "Birthdays", The Guardian, p. 37, 10 April 2014
  2. "List of James Tait Black Award Winners" Archived 2007-01-15 at the Wayback Machine University of Edinburgh website, accessed October 29, 2010
  3. shortlisted for Guardian Award but did not win see Guardian
  4. "All Souls College Oxford".
  5. "Rosemary Hill · LRB".
  6. Mark Espiner Obituary: Christopher Logue, The Guardian, 3 December 2011
  7. banns read in St Giles church Camberwell and St Augustines Crofton Park

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