St. Denis Basilica - Table of Contents  .......................  Architecture Around the World

2005 photos - Gargoyles and Monsters
St. Denis Basilica,  Paris, France

A gargoyle is a grotesquely carved figure of a human or animal, esp. one with an open mouth that serves as a spout and projects from a gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building.



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Photos and their arrangement 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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