2007 celebrates 1000 years of Oxfordshire.
Oxford Times is running regular monthly features on Oxfordshire’s
Green Man Trail throughout 2007. An introductory feature appeared in the
November 2006 issue.
Folk Festival included Green Man themed craft sessions in its Festival
Museum celebrates Oxfordshire in all its diversity, with collections
of local history, art, archaeology, landscape, wildlife and more. We have
found enthusiastic support for The Green Man Trail here.
for Oxfordshire Studies unites a wide range of local studies and family
history resources. A first port of call when trying to date buildings
where Green Man images appear.
Preservation Trust is committed to creating a positive future for
Oxford by encouraging thoughtful development and new design whilst protecting
historic buildings and green open spaces. Have proved helpful and supportive
of our project.
Green Man Sites
Views expressed on the Green Man are obviously those of the website authors,
but all are full of interest.
Wylie’s Site Ruth is a photographer who has been taking pictures
of Green Man images since the 1980s. Besides her own vast library of images,
she probably possesses the biggest database of Green Man sites in the
UK. The Green Man Trail is immensely grateful to Ruth for making her register
of Oxfordshire sites available to us, for much additional information,
and for her all-round encouragement. There is more on Ruth Wylie at here
Search for the Green Man is the site of BBC Radio 2 presenter Mike
Harding, author of A Little Book of Green Men. Many thanks to Mike for
getting in touch and giving us some useful pointers.
Man of Cercles is a wonderful site chiefly devoted to the Romanesque
sculpture of France, with special reference to Green Men and Beasts. See
the Notes & Queries section for a fascinating article on ‘Tree
Nose Green Men’; our Chadlington example now features in the piece,
with some other rare examples of the genre.
Green Man contains images from Kent, Devon and elsewhere.
Man East Anglia records locations, photographs and information on
the Green Man in East Anglia.
is a 'Gallery of Images of the Foliate Grotesque Otherwise Known as the