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Carved, grinning grotesque stone face. Carved, female grotesque character face Carved character face with moustache and sideburns.

The grotesque character faces are a typical stonemasons ‘joke’. Common in Gothic Architecture when medieval stonemasons carved all manner of weird and wonderful faces, gargoyles and other ‘grotesques’, on the great cathedrals of Europe.

Carved, shouting grotesque face. Carved, frowning grotesque character face Carved, leering grotesque face

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