In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed
to convey water ...
Gargoyles are put on churches for a reason - they tell churchgoers what they face
without their faith.
Many times gargoyles in Gothic churches were attached to the gutter system of
the roof, with the mouth of the gargoyle acting as a spout for rainwater, helping ...
Some of the most famous gargoyles in the word sit atop cathedrals, such as Notre
Dame in Paris. Some experts believe they were popular on churches because ...
Apr 22, 2013 ... In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, usually made of granite,
with a spout ... Marble Church, Bodelwyddan – Clwyd, Wales.
The Catholic Church originally used Gargoyles as a visual reminder to their
Pagan converts, many of whom were illiterate. They were something of a "sermon
However, gargoyles had another intended purpose: to strike fear into the hearts
of ill-educated Medieval peasants, scaring them into the church or cathedral.
Feb 11, 2014 ... Most often on cathedrals and churches, gargoyles may have represented the
chaos of the outside world (without God), to contrast with the ...
But in time, the "Gargoyle" has entered folklore as a protective spirit. Definitely a
heathen aspect to this, and one might wonder why we find them on churches ...
Mar 10, 2014 ... The traditional gargoyle is a horrendous creature who leers out of medieval
church walls. But people have continued making gargoyles right up ...