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Gothic Gargoyle, Notre Dame I love gargoyles but this one cracks me up. It looks like it's in an eternal 'about to fall' pose and its face looks like "OHSHITOHSHITOHSHIT...." XD

Gothic Gargoyle, Notre Dame I love gargoyles but this one cracks me up. It looks like it's in an eternal 'about to fall' pose and its face looks like "OHSHITOHSHITOHSHIT.

Three Grotesques, two of them Chimeras,  Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris

Gargoyles sit atop Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. Photo by Paul Almasy / Corbis Technically, this shows a "Grotesque", as strictly speaking to be classified as "Gargoyle" it must funnel / spout water!

Decorative Chimera Gargoyle Notre Dame, Paris  Le Chien tricéphale ( 3 têtes )

The three-headed dog chimera is thin and sickly looking, which is appropriate since it refers to the time of epidemics, food shortages, and uncertainty.

London architecture is amazing.  Would love to get some great pictures.  You don't see gargoyles on buildings very often in the U.S.

gargoyles of London. if I owned a building I'd have to have gargoyles on it

gargoyle - lord of all he surveys

What do you see when you look up to the top of the great cathedral of Notre Dame? You see monsters, half-man and half-beast. These demon looking creatures carved out of stone are called gargoyles.

Cat with Kitten at Château de Pierrefonds, French castle

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Medieval sculpture of a cat and her kitten on The Chateau de Pierrefonds,Oise,France.

Gargouille                                                       …

sstearaway: ““gargoyles above the bed?”, you said, “is this to ward off evil men?” no, my dear, quite the contrary. it’s to attract the men who are not afraid of gargoyles.

Gargoyles with snow, Rouen, France  Gargoyles are said to frighten off and protect those that it guards, such as a church, from any evil or harmful spirits. Used as water spouts on buildings

Gargoyles with snow, Rouen, France Gargoyles are said to frighten off and protect those that it guards, such as a church, from any evil or harmful spirits. Used as water spouts on buildings.

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