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Intended to be viewed from below, this medieval gargoyle would have once acted as a spout to direct rainwater from a roof at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries and Galloway.

Caerlaverock Castle

Dumfries


Date

14th–15th C

Medium

sandstone

Measurements

H 85 x W 43 x D 43 cm

Accession number

CAER/o/1

Acquisition method

on loan from Scottish Ministers

Work type

Sculpture


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Caerlaverock Castle

Glencaple, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4RU Scotland

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