The word “Gargoyle” shares a root with the word “Gargle”; they come from “gargouille,” an old French word for “Throat.” A true gargoyle is a waterspout. An unusual carved creature that does not serve that purpose is properly called a “Grotesque.”
Heres a handful of gargoyles and grotesques from a mausoleum/crypt.
This monk is pretty cool
This little monster is even MORE badass !
These guys look quite a bit like the ones on St Anne.
I have a fascination with these little critters, and Ive become much more observant in spotting these devils.