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The History of Gargoyles & Grotesques (Facts, Information, Pictures

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In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, usually made of granite, with a spout designed to convey water from/away the roof.

Catredral Nacional de Washington. .

There are 112 gargoyles and 1000 grotesques on the Washington National Cathedral. The first gargoyle was carved in Source: Gargoyle Girl: Gargoyles of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC (Part History)

Gargoyle Girl: Gargoyles of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC (Part 2: History)

Gargoyle Girl: Gargoyles of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC

Krakow, Poland  From the story of Adam and Eve, the serpent represents a struggle between good and evil. The serpent was related to the deadly sin envy. They were also thought to be immortal due to the shedding of their skin.

Krakow, Poland From the story of Adam and Eve, the serpent represents a struggle between good and evil. The serpent was related to the deadly sin envy. They were also thought to be immortal due to the shedding of their skin.

This shows a gothic gargoyle. I think it's interesting that they chose a gargoyle to be a water gutter. I also find it a bit creepy.

This shows a gothic gargoyle. -Another humanoid gargoyle. This one seems more humorous than the previous.

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A gargoyle on the National Cathedral faces south to downtown Washington.

Chicago - Architecture & Cityscape: Tribune Tower : Grotesques & Gargoyles (Don't dig in your nose!)

Chicago - Architecture & Cityscape: Tribune Tower : Grotesques & Gargoyles (Don't dig in your nose!

barcelona gargoyles | Barcelona - Aribau 059 d by Arnim Schulz, via Flickr | Gargoyles

Barcelona - Aribau 059 d by Arnim Schulz. Recreate these original gargoyles at home!

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