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Domed Temples (11)

Temple Location Patron Date Description
SivaDasghara (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Roy19th lateBrick temple with and char-chala porch, slight terracotta decoration on facade
SivaHaripal (Haripal, Hugli)Roy17thBrick temple with slight terracotta decoration, repaired in 1759
NarayanRaghunathpur (Khanakul, Hugli)1748Brick temple, plain
SivaKasimbazar-Byaspur (Behrampore, Murshidabad)1811Brick temple with ek bangla porch, rich terracotta facade and stucco figures
Several Siva templesSaidabad (Behrampore, Murshidabad)18thBrick temples, with inverted lotus dome above a straight cornice, plain
Two abandoned temples in Omichand's houseLalbagh (Lalbagh, Murshidabad)18thBrick temples, with inverted lotus dome above a straight cornice, plain
Twin Siva temples beside the BhagirathiShahnagar (Lalbagh, Murshidabad)18thBrick temples, with inverted lotus dome above a straight cornice, plain
Siva in MahabirtalaJangipur (Raghunathganj, Murshidabad)1837Brick temple with crude stucco decoration
HariharaGangabas Amghata (Krishnanagar, Nadia)Raja Krisnachandra1776Brick temple with two tapering domes, plain
Siva temples near thakurbariBalihar (Rajshahi, Rajshahi)19th earlyBrick octagonal temples with inverted lotus dome and rich terracotta facades
BhairaviBindol (Raiganj, West Dinajpur)16thBrick mosque-like temple with geometric terracotta designs on all four walls and inside

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