Archive for the ‘Lambs’ Category

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The Depiction of a Lamb on the Top of a Tombstone (Such as This One Found at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Webster, MA) Traditionally Indicates the Grave of a Child (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 21, 2016)

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A Lamb, Symbolizing Innocence and Sacrifice, Found on a Tombstone (Such as This One at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Southbridge, MA) Usually Signifies the Grave of a Child (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 30, 2015)

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A Young Shepherd Boy Holds a Lamb Tenderly in His Arms at St. Luke’s Cemetery in Westborough, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 10, 2015)

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A Weather-Corroded Sculpture of a Lamb Found Carved on Top of a Child’s Tombstone at West Thompson Cemetery in West Thompson, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 5, 2018)


A Child-Like Angel Seen Hugging a Lost Little Lamb Near a Grave at Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 4, 2016)

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Three Little Lambs Gather Upon the Top of a Gravestone of a Young Child From the Mid-19th Century at Grove Street Cemetery in Putnam, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 10, 2017)

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A Weathered Statue of a Lamb With a Bell Round Its Neck Seen Beside a Grave at St. John Cemetery in Plainfield, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 8, 2019)

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A Kneeling Lamb Carved on Top of the Granite Gravestone of an Infant at Maplewood Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 26, 2019)


An Embarrassed Ewe and Her Lamb Try to Ignore a Pair of Affectionate Bunny Rabbits in the Front Yard of a Home on Chatham Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 29, 2015)

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A Statue of a Guardian Angel Watching Over the Nativity Found Next to a Grave at St. Roche’s Cemetery in Oxford, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 15, 2015)