The Quadrangle

Grotesques

These images of a selection of grotesques in the Quadrangle are of unusual, fantastic, mythical or eerie carved creatures that are not gargoyles or grotesque bosses.


Photos are courtesy of the University Secretariat. Click on images for enlargement.


GREAT HALL GROTESQUES

A grotesque

Above: A grotesque on the front of the Great Hall. A similar one is on the rear wall.


EAST RANGE GROTESQUES

A Grotesque
Grotesques
A grotesque

NICHOLSON GATEWAY GROTESQUES

— Outside: two of a number of grotesques above the archway:
above the Nicholson Gateway
above the Nicholson Gateway
— Outside: two grotesques on either side of the entrance to the Gateway:
Lion grotesque
A second lion grotesque
Outside: two grotesques on either side of the external staircase leading from the Gateway to Manning Road:
A grotesque on the external staircase leading from the Nicholson Gateway to Manning Road.
A second grotesque on the external staircase leading from the Nicholson Gateway to Manning Road.
Inside: the grotesque at the foot of the stairs:
A lion grotesque at the foot of the internal staircase in the Nicholson Vestibule.
Another view of the lion grotesque at the foot of the internal staircase in the Nicholson vestibule.
— Inside - the grotesque at the top of the stairs:
A grotesque at the top of the stairs
The grotesque at the top of the stairs

MACLAURIN HALL GROTESQUES

A grotesque on MacLaurin Hall
A grotesque on MacLaurin Hall
A grotesque on MacLaurin Hall
A grotesque on MacLaurin Hall
A grotesque on MacLaurin Hall
A grotesque on MacLaurin Hall
A grotesque on MacLaurin Hall

MORE GROTESQUES

A grotesque
A lion grotesque

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