Gargoyles were gothic creatures originally designed as drain-spouts for churches and cathedrals in the 13th & 14th centuries. Later, these strange mystical and sometimes weird human/animal creations were often used to ornament buildings. They are believed to ward off evil and were used to ease the transition from paganism to Christianity. They have since become popular as garden decoration and we manufacture many unique designs in various sizes.

We also offer a collection of griffins, dragons, wizards and other mythological creatures that can be enjoyed either inside or outside the home.

 

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Alobar Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Alobar Gargoyle

In Alobar, Travis Bond has beautifully captured the restless energy that characterizes Gothicism in sculpture. The Gothic character embodies nervousness, ever-active energy and a lack of peace that precludes relaxation and lapse into partial awareness. In his alarm, Alobar appears powerfully present and starkly alive – a dynamic pose of potential activity compressed into stillness. Perhaps he has suddenly become aware of how dark the night has grown, or he has been alerted to an unknown presence in the gathering darkness.

10″ high, 20 lbs

Code: ALO

 

Azzulli With Globe in Ancient Stone

Azzuli with Globe

With the glow of the globe, Azzuli peers deep into the future, examining the images as they appear in the glass. Azzuli cannot tell you what he sees, but by gazing into the globe, you may just be able to imagine the revelations.

12″ high, 50 lbs

Code: AZZG

 

Benedict Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden patio

Benedict Gargoyle

On a pilgrimage to Paris, Benedict fell in love with a young woman. Whilst very beautiful on the outside, she was cold and cruel on the inside. She quickly grew bored with Benedict’s attentions and devised a scheme to rid herself of him. One day she demanded that he perform three tasks to prove his love for her: If successful, she would agree to be married. First, she wanted him to fly her up to the castle tower.  Benedict went to the sorcerer and asked for a potion to make him grow wings and then, as requested, flew her to the top of the tower. The young woman admired the gargoyles surrounding the tower and wished that Benedict would look as handsome as they. Again, blinded by his love, Benedict took a potion and was transformed into a horned gargoyle. For his final task, she demanded that he sit not eating, sleeping or speaking until her return and then they would be wed. The wicked woman never returned and after many long years, Benedict turned to stone. Today he watches over the young lovers of Paris whilst awaiting the return of his love.

25″ high, 220 lbs

Code: BEN

 

Bob Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Bob

This humorous creature was sculpted for Castart Studios by Westcoast artist Craig Miller. Craig took his inspiration from medieval sculpture when he modeled lovable Bob, but don’t expect this little monster to frighten anyone away. Bob’s relaxed pose and open, friendly gaze make him a cheerful addition to any room in your home. This Castart exclusive is sure to stimulate conversation among your guests!

8″ high, 18 lbs

Code: BOB

 

Cadred medium Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Cadred Gargoyle

One upon a time, after the fall of Rome in a far away land, there lived three gargoyles: Giddian, Cadred & Ramsis. Now you know that at night when we are asleep, gargoyles come to life. One of the favorite pastimes of Giddian, Cadred & Ramsis was to mock their friends the three monkeys; See No Evil, Hear No Evil & Speak No Evil. Little did Giddian know that half a world away; his namesake had put pen to paper to write the bible. At that very instant all three gargoyles were frozen forever in their mocking poses. Together, the three gargoyles protect the harmony of your garden.

12″ high, 40 lbs

Code: CADR

 

Count Jaque de Buckette in York Stone

Count Jacques De Buckette

COUNT JACQUES de BUCKETTE – KNIGHT OF THE GROUND TABLE

Out of the grass castle, the Knights of the Ground Table emerge to do battle with their toughest foe: the gardening chore. Unflinching are they as they traipse through the labyrinths of the tangled garden in their noble quest to rid the land of those pesky weeds.

True to his Gaelic background, Count Jacques will only be seen wearing the finest of fashions from around the kingdom. His boots are stitched from the best leather and his chain-link is forged by the top Saville Row blacksmiths. Although more of a lover than a fighter, don’t underestimate the noble lord for his charm and passion can be seductive. Count Jacques has left many a damsel in distress!

18″ high, 45 lbs

Code: JACQ

 

Doug The Troll in Western Slate

Doug the Troll

Doug grew up in northern Norway, the birthplace of trolls and a land of long, cold & dark nights.To be a troll, one must hate practically everything. Indeed, Doug hated his homeland so much that one day, clutching his favorite club, he headed south to find another land to roam and whose inhabitants he could annoy. Unfortunately for Doug he had forgotten that the further south he headed, the longer it stayed light and when caught in sunlight, trolls have a tendency to turn to stone. Here we see Doug, frozen in grimace with favorite club in hand.

14″ high, 20 lbs

Code: DOUG

 

Ealhelm Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden gatepost

Ealhelm Gargoyle

After a terrible argument with his girlfriend, Ealhelm perched himself upon the side of a building cornice to contemplate his next move. So engrossed in thought was he that he completely lost track of time and unfortunately the morning light turned him to stone. As time passed, the building was torn down. A mason working on the demolition chanced upon Ealhelm and was taken by his forlorn, lifelike expression. The mason saved the poor fellow from certain destruction and vowed never to let his new friend spend his days alone. Ealhelm is an old Anglo-Saxon name meaning ‘protector of temples’.

27″ high, 120 lbs

Code: EAL

 

Enlightened Ape, stained concrete animal for outdoor garden or patio

Enlightened Ape

‘Hmmm’ said the Enlightened Ape whilst reading Darwin’s ‘The Origin of Species,’ ‘I find Mr. Darwin’s theory interesting but his writing is a little dull and his use of colloquialism and prose tedious.’

16″ high, 50 lbs

Code: APE

 

Ernie in Ancient Stone

Ernie

Cousin to Bob (another Castart Studios piece), Ernie is a curious creature who inhabits only the finer gardens. Charming and passionate, he is shown here demonstrating his amorous intentions with the offer of a flower. Known for his popularity with the ladies, Ernie’s irresistible smile and puppy dog eyes make him a perennial favorite.

10″ high, 20 lbs

Code: ERN

 

Large Giddian Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Giant Giddian Gargoyle

Travis Bond has sculpted Giddian in the same style as the medieval European stonemason’s work, emphasizing gargoyles primary job of scaring away evil and easing the transition from paganism to Christianity. Giddian is not a replica, but rather an original design. Had Travis been sculpting in the thirteenth century, his work would undoubtedly be found on some of the finer cathedrals and chapels.

26″ high, 220 lbs

Code: LGGID

 

Large Ramsis Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for ancient garden

Giant Ramsis Gargoyle

One upon a time, after the fall of Rome in a far away land, there lived three gargoyles: Giddian, Cadred & Ramsis. Now you know that at night when we are asleep, gargoyles come to life. One of the favorite pastimes of Giddian, Cadred & Ramsis was to mock their friends the three monkeys; See No Evil, Hear No Evil & Speak No Evil. Little did Giddian know that half a world away; his namesake had put pen to paper to write the bible. At that very instant all three gargoyles were frozen forever in their mocking poses. Together, the three gargoyles protect the harmony of your garden.

30″ high, 220 lbs

Code: LGRAMS

 

Giddian medium Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Giddian Gargoyle

Travis Bond has sculpted Giddian in the same style as the medieval European stonemason’s work, emphasizing gargoyles primary job of scaring away evil and easing the transition from paganism to Christianity. Giddian is not a replica, but rather an original design. Had Travis been sculpting in the thirteenth century, his work would undoubtedly be found on some of the finer cathedrals and chapels.

13″ high, 30 lbs

Code: GID

 

Griffin Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Griffin

A griffin is a mythical monster with the head and wings of an eagle and the body and tail of a lion. From the Latin gryphus, griffins were revered in medieval times and animated in sculpture found upon churches and cathedrals throughout Europe. The strength and grace of a lion and the alert panoramic sight of an eagle characterise the griffin’s appeal.

15″ high, 30 lbs

Code: GRIF

 

Hadrian medium Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Hadrian Gargoyle

Unlike his fellow gargoyle comrades, Hadrian has not been blessed with freedom of flight. This has not fazed him since with his sharp claws and perseverance he is able to scale vertical walls in order find suitable vantage points to keep guard over his appointed structures. Although not fierce in appearance, his mocking expression foreshadows his fearless nature and adversaries would be well advised to move on from wherever he is guardian.

13″ high, 60 lbs

Code: HADR

 

Large Griffin Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Large Griffin

A griffin is a mythical monster with the head and wings of an eagle and the body and tail of a lion. From the Latin gryphus, griffins were revered in medieval times and animated in sculpture found upon churches and cathedrals throughout Europe. The strength and grace of a lion and the alert panoramic sight of an eagle characterise the griffin’s appeal.

29″ high, 240 lbs

Code: GRIF

 

Maternal Dragon in Western Slate

Maternal Dragon

The dragon, a fabulous monster common to many mythologies, was usually conceived as a huge, bat-winged, fire-breathing creature with a barbed tail. The word dragon is derived from the Greek drakon, which was used originally for any large serpent. With the advent of Christianity, dragons came to be symbolic of sin and paganism and the slaying of a dragon was the crowning achievement of the heroes of the ancients. However, our beautifully detailed sculpture by Travis Bond remains a beneficent creature, capturing the bond between mother and child, and eschews the traditional view of the dragon as an agent of evil.

16″ high, 70 lbs

Code: MAT

 

Medium Benedict Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Medium Benedict Gargoyle

On a pilgrimage to Paris, Benedict fell in love with a young woman. Whilst very beautiful on the outside, she was cold and cruel on the inside. She quickly grew bored with Benedict’s attentions and devised a scheme to rid herself of him. One day she demanded that he perform three tasks to prove his love for her: If successful, she would agree to be married. First, she wanted him to fly her up to the castle tower.  Benedict went to the sorcerer and asked for a potion to make him grow wings and then, as requested, flew her to the top of the tower. The young woman admired the gargoyles surrounding the tower and wished that Benedict would look as handsome as they. Again, blinded by his love, Benedict took a potion and was transformed into a horned gargoyle. For his final task, she demanded that he sit not eating, sleeping or speaking until her return and then they would be wed. The wicked woman never returned and after many long years, Benedict turned to stone. Today he watches over the young lovers of Paris whilst awaiting the return of his love.

20″ high, 90 lbs

Code: MEDBEN

 

Merlin the Wizard in Western Slate

Merlin the Wizard

With this beautifully sculpted piece, Australian artist David Blight captures the Arthurian enchanter’s wisdom and endless search for knowledge.  As legend has it, he was King Arthur’s tutor and confidant, as well as his wizard.  Here we find the sorcerer deep in thought over his master’s next lesson or perhaps a potion of sorts. As a garden ornament or room decoration, Merlin is sure to remind us of lands lost to time and folklore

14″ high, 15 lbs

Code: WIZ

 

Mikan medium Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Mikan Gargoyle

The Gothic imagination reverently acknowledges the awesome spiritual forces that are operative in our world, and its art stresses a reality that includes the spiritual, as well as the physical. Our gothic creature, sculpted by Craig Miller, symbolises such as extended reality: Mikan is earthly and familiar, yet fantastic and otherworldly as he peers into the heavens toward a greater single existence in which the physical and spiritual merge. Mikan’s knowing smile projects a transcendent wisdom cultivated through his long contact with the continuous flow of human experience. He is like a spectre of departed years, and shall remain long after those who now gaze upon him have ceased to be in this world.

13″ high, 20 lbs

Code: MIK

 

Monitore the Dragon in Western Slate

Monitore the Gatekeeper

Here be dragons!

A long time ago, before men and magic, dragons ruled this land. Perched on high at the entrance to their kingdom, sat Monitore. Ever vigilant, the young dragon watched over the comings and goings of the day.

Let him keep watch over your kingdom!

45″ high, 140 lbs (2 pieces)

Code: MONI

Nostadamus in Ancient Stone

Nostradamus

Since his startling predictions began to come true, Nostradamus has held a place as one of the great clairvoyants.  Now, in David Blight’s rendition of the 15th century astrologer, we find him crystal gazing into a crystal, pondering the mysteries it holds.   If he were still alive, would he have predicted his place as a beautiful garden or home ornament?

14″ high, 18 lbs

Code: NOS

Oliver Gargoyle medieval concrete statue for garden

Oliver Gargoyle

A little forlorn in his expression, this impish little fellow eagerly awaits his next visitor. Why so sad Oliver? Feeling a little unloved, Oliver has been observing all the attention and flattering comments that the other garden residents receive on a regular basis, such as; “my, that’s such a pretty fairy” or “what a beautiful angel.” Perhaps the most hurtful is when patrons comment on other gargoyles; “isn’t that little guy cute?” Will no one love poor Oliver & give him a home?

19″ high, 80 lbs

Code: OLI