In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed
to convey ... thrown from the wall. When Gothic flying buttresses were used,
aqueducts were sometimes cut into the b...
Discover the seven characteristics of gothic architecture. Includes the history of
the gargoyles of gothic architecture, the flying buttress and the all-important ...
Gargoyles are usually an elongated fantastic animal because the length of the
gargoyle determines how far water is thrown from the wall. When Gothic flying ...
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Gargoyles are traditionally thought to be created during the medieval period, but
... The popularity of the Gothic Revival movement in the United States helped ...
The great majority of gargoyles and grotesques in Gothic architecture, they
observed, are patterned after pre-Christian deities which may still have exerted a
Nov 5, 2012 ... The gargoyle often makes his perch On a cathedral or a church Where, mid
ecclesiastic style He smiles an early Gothic smile ~~Oliver Herford ...
Jun 10, 2013 ... Gothic architecture was later revived in the 18th and 19th century in England and
the United States. Naturally, gargoyles became one of the ...
During the medieval times, Gothic Architecture had a central place in grand
constructions, particularly religious monuments. This architecture flourished in
Nov 15, 2009 ... If the words “gargle” and “gargoyle” sound similar that's no coincidence, but from
their original function as decorative downspouts gargoyles ...