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Gargoyles and Chimeras
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In architecture, gargoyles are the carved terminations to a spout which conveys water away from the gutters. A similar type of sculpture that does not work as a waterspout and serves only an ornamental or artistic function is called a chimera/Neidkopf, although these are typically referred to as gargoyles also. Gargoyle

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Gargoyles and ChimerasQuimera - Granada, Andalucía, España

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Quimera in relief

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 5/28/2022

last visited: 5/28/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasGargoyles in Bakery - Tokyo, JAPAN

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Gargoyles in popular sightseeing spot Tokyo Sky Tree shopping mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YONEYAMA

location: Tokyo, Japan

date approved: 5/6/2022

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasTurk's Head - Providence, Rhode Island

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The Turk's Head Building name comes from a prominent feature: a stone reproduction of an Ottoman warrior's head at the north side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasLas veletas - Cáceres, Extremadura, España

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Gargoyles in museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Extremadura, Spain

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: 4/20/2022

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Gargoyles and Chimeraswaterspuwer in Caceres - Cáceres, Extremadura, España

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Gargoyles in Palacio Isla

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Extremadura, Spain

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: 4/20/2022

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Gargoyles and Chimeraswaterspuwer Bonaventura kerk Woerden - NL

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waterspuwer ingang Bonaventura kerk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 3/19/2022

last visited: 6/19/2022

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Quimeras en Plaza del Trigo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 3/7/2022

last visited: 3/13/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasChimeras -- Old US Customs House & Post Office -- Evansville Indiana

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The beautiful Victorian Neo-Gothic Old US post office and customs house was built in 1869 in downtown Evansville, and features imposing Dragon chimeras at the edges of each entry

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/1/2022

last visited: 3/8/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasGargola - Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Gargolies in the façade

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/28/2022

last visited: 2/28/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasGargolies in castle - Mugardos, A Coruña, Galicia, España

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Gargoyles in the building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/25/2022

last visited: 2/27/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasChimeras - Elephant House - St. Louis, MO

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In the original zoo, this was the elephant house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2022

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasBatuan Temple - Bali, Indonesia

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Chimera of a dragon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Indonesia

date approved: 2/14/2022

last visited: 2/14/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasPax vobis - Allariz, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Figures in the church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/14/2022

last visited: 2/14/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasChimeras - Avilés, Asturias, España

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Chimera in Palacio Balsera

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 2/14/2022

last visited: 2/14/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasWasserspeier Schloß Reinbek - Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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[GER]Wasserspeier Schloß Reinbek - Schleswig-Holstein, Germany [ENG] Gargoyle Reinbek Castle - Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kladings

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 2/5/2022

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasChimera - Hudson E. Bridge Tomb - St. Louis MO

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High on one of the highest points in cemetery looking down Broadway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/20/2022

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasGargoyles at Bizzell Memorial Library - Norman, OK

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The University of Oklahoma has quite a few gargoyles on campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/9/2022

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasUgly Face Chimera - Boonville, MO

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An ugly face coming out of the blazing Sun on this side of this house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/21/2021

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasMayans - Yucatán, México

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Mayan snake

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Yucatán, Mexico

date approved: 12/10/2021

last visited: 2/13/2022

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Gargoyles and ChimerasBlind Justice - Pontotoc, MS

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Over each entrance all around the building is one of these chimera.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/6/2021

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasGargoyles & Chimera - Busch Mausoleum - St. Louis, MO

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Both grace this Gothic Mausoleum of the famous brewery founder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/2/2021

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasSan Diego County Administration Center - San Diego, CA

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A historic building in downtown San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/30/2021

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasGargoyles - St Margaret & St Andrew - Littleham, Devon

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Gargoyles on the bell tower of St Margaret & St Andrew's church, Littleham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2021

last visited: never

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Gargoyles and ChimerasPadua - Avilés, Asturias, España

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Chimeras in the church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 11/4/2021

last visited: 11/6/2021

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Gargoyles and ChimerasEl Capitan Theatre - Hollywood, CA

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One of the most famous theaters in Hollywood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/28/2021

last visited: never

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