In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed
to convey water from a roof and away from the side of a building, thereby
preventing rainwater from running down mas...
Gargoyles are put on churches for a reason - they tell churchgoers what they face
without their faith.
Gargoyles have been used for hundreds of years. Ancient Egyptians usually
created gargoyles in the shape of a lion's head. Other popular animal gargoyles ...
Gargoyles were originally used as water spouts on religious buildings, but
quickly came to be seen as a way to ward off evil spirits because of their
In some variations gargoyles are used as the evil beings that eat humans but as
said before they usually are used to protect places from evil.
Architects often used multiple gargoyles on buildings to divide the flow of
rainwater off the roof to minimize the potential damage from a rainstorm. A trough
is cut ...
Gargoyles: A grotesque carved human or animal face or figure projecting from
the gutter, especially of Gothic buildings, used as a spout to carry water clear of a
While no ancient texts exist that explain the meaning of these strange creatures,
we do know that artisans as far back as the Bronze Age used the grotesque - in ...
No infringement intended, they are used here to pay homage to my ... The origin
of the word 'Gargoyle' really tells it all: The word comes from the French ...
Apr 22, 2013 ... Architects often used multiple gargoyles on buildings to divide the flow of
rainwater off the roof to minimize the potential damage from a ...