Archive for November 17th, 2009

A Look at Gargoyles

A gargoyle is essentially an architectural design element used in various early buildings, especially those built in Medieval France. It is usually composed of a carved stone designed in a grotesque manner and designed with a spout to draw water flowing from a roof away from the sides of a building. Therefore, a gargoyle has both aesthetic and practical use as part of a building’s architecture. Gargoyle Origins The use of gargoyles actually has a long history that stretches down to the time of t…