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In Pictures: Fierce faces look down from cathedral as gargoyles return to roof

The gargoyles are being installed at Canterbury Cathedral as part of a restoration project.

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Ian Gartside, a stonemason at Canterbury Cathedral, with a gargoyle he designed and carved (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Ian Gartside, a stonemason at Canterbury Cathedral, with a gargoyle he designed and carved (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Ian Gartside, a stonemason at Canterbury Cathedral, with a gargoyle he designed and carved (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Stonemasons at Canterbury Cathedral have begun installing new gargoyles, which are the first to be put on the building in more than 100 years.

The creatures are being installed at the cathedral in Kent as part of a restoration project.

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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New Gargoyles at Canterbury Cathedral

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