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Dalan Temples (128)

Temple Location Patron Date Description
Naru GopalaMuktator (Barjora, Bankura)Sarkar1805Brick temple with modern pillars, terracotta wall panels
GopalaMuktator (Barjora, Bankura)Das1840Brick temple with modern pillars, stucco and terracotta decoration
Raghunatha in BazarparaIndas (Indas, Bankura)Trilochan Rakshit18th lateBrick temple with triple-entrance, modern pillars, stucco and terracotta wall panels
DamodarRajagram (Joypur, Bankura)Raha19thTwo storied temple with laterite lower and brick upper storey, some fresco painting
Krishna RayaBhagalpur (Kotulpur, Bankura)Ray1793Brick temple with superstructure plain except double row of empty niches, terracotta inscription
Damodara in HaldarparaKotulpur (Kotulpur, Bankura)Haldar1769Brick temple with traditional pillars and terracotta panels with inset stone carvings beneath cornice and on side walls, renovated
KaliPatrasayer (Patrasayer, Bankura)Ghoshal19thBrick temple with triple-arched entrance porch, plaster vegetal decoration, large terracotta figures on back wall
Lakshmi JanardanaHarmasra (Taldangra, Bankura)19thBrick temple with modern pillars, stucco and terracotta decoration
Bhogmandir of Radha MadhabKhandra (Andal, Barddhaman)Sarkar18thLaterite structure, largely plain
RaghunathBahadurpur (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Nayek18thBrick temple with traditional pillars and rich terracotta decoration on arch panels, columns, walls, and base
AbandonedBahadurpur (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Nayek18thBrick temple
Mangal ChandiBahadurpur (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Mukherjee19thBrick temple with triple-arched entrance, modern pillars, stucco and terracotta decorated
Narayan and SivaHat Kirtinagar (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Kundu19th lateBrick temple, plain
Radha BallabhSar (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Goswami18thBrick temple, plain
AbandonedTakipur (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Baidya18th lateBrick temple with slight vegetal terracotta
Radha-GovindaBamanpara (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Datta1745Brick temple with traditional pillars and slight vegetal terracotta
Radha KantaBamanpara (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Datta18th earlyBrick temple with Nava Ratna superstructure, slight terracotta
Satya NarayanaKumarpara (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Roy18th lateBrick temple with traditional pillars and terracotta decorated with scrollwork and figures
Lakshmi JanardanBaman Nara (Bhatar, Barddhaman)Das19th earlyBrick temple, plain
SivaDevpur (Bhatar, Barddhaman)Ghosh18th lateBrick temple, plain
Radha BallabhRamchandrapur (Bhatar, Barddhaman)Chongdar19th earlyBrick temple with slight terracotta
Durga DalanGohogram (Galsi, Barddhaman)Roy19thBrick temple, terracotta decorated
AbandonedMankar (Galsi, Barddhaman)Neogi19thBrick structure with rich stucco decoration
Basanti MaIkra (Jamira, Barddhaman)Chatterjee19th earlyBrick temple with octagonal sanctum but square exterior, modified terracotta figures, renovated
RupesvaraKalna (Kalna, Barddhaman)Bardhaman Raj1765Brick temple with traditional pillars and rich terracotta facade
AbandonedAjodhya (Kanksa, Barddhaman)Banik19th earlyBrick temple with slight terracotta
Radha KrishnaPanagarh (Kanksa, Barddhaman)Goswami18th earlyBrick temple with terracotta decoration
RaghunathbariSribati (Katwa, Barddhaman)Chandra19thBrick temple with super-structure
AnandamayiAmadpur (Memari, Barddhaman)Chowdhury18th lateBrick temple with octagonal ridged rekha superstructure, renovated
Radha BallabhaMuluk (Bolpur, Birbhum)18thBrick temple, with attached natmandir, plain
Two Vishnu templesGopalpur (Khayarasol, Birbhum)Baidya19thBrick temple with small ek-bangla superstructure, plain
RaghunathaGopalpur (Khayarasol, Birbhum)Baidya19thBrick temple with rekha superstructure and terracotta facade
Radha BinodaPerua (Khayarasol, Birbhum)1758Two storied temple with small ek-bangla turret, terracotta decorated on two sides
MuralidharPerua (Khayarasol, Birbhum)18thTwo storied temple with small ek-bangla turret, terracotta decorated on two sides
GopalaDeucha (Muhammadbazar, Birbhum)Salui1843Brick temple with modern pillars, rich stucco and phulpathar carving
Chandi MandapCharkalgram (Nanur, Birbhum)1860Brick temple
Chand RayaUchkaron (Nanur, Birbhum)1768Brick temple with traditional pillars and terracotta, renovated, decorated wooden entrance frame
AbandonedLaskardighi (Munshiganj, Dhaka)19thBrick temple with rows of terracotta figures on all four sides
Raja RamKhalia (Gopalganj, Faridpur)18thBrick temple with chala superstructure, terracotta decorated facades on upper and lower storeys
GovindaGazipur (Amta, Howrah)1714Brick temple with superstructure, slight terracotta
Lakshmi-JanardanaJayapur (Amta, Howrah)1705Brick temple, double-storeyed
SivaJadabbati (Jagatballabhpur, Howrah)1906Brick temple with nava ratna superstructure, rich stucco
Durga DalanHatbasantapur (Arambagh, Hugli)Nandi1887Plain
DharmaSalepur (Arambagh, Hugli)Bhukta1778Brick temple with traditional pillars and terracotta decorated facade
NandadulalaChandannagar (Chandannagar, Hugli)Indranarayan Chowdhury1740Small flat-roofed temple with massive ek bangla porch, largely plain, renovated
RadhanathAmnan (Dadpur, Hugli)19th earlyBrick temple with flat roofed porch, triple arched entrance, and terrace with decorated parapet
RadhakantaBasua (Beso) (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Sinha18thBrick temple with columned porch and parapet
Radha GovindaDasghara (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Ramjoy Mukhopadhyay1865Brick temple with straight cornices and parapet
DurgaDasghara (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Biswas18th lateBrick structure with stucco decoration
Radha GovindaGurbari (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Pritiram Roychoudhury1789Brick temple with triple-arched entrance on neoclassical paired columns
Lakshmi NarayanaGurbari (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Indranarayan Roychoudhury19thBrick temple, plain
Sridhar LaljiuBadanganj (Goghat, Hugli)Dey1806Two storied, flat-roofed brick temple with some terracotta figures
Damodar or BishnuKamarpukur (Goghat, Hugli)Laha19th lateLarge brick temple with slight terracotta
SridharaPandugram (Goghat, Hugli)19thBrick temple with flat roof but curved cornice
DamodaraSelanpur (Goghat, Hugli)Sarkar19thLaterite temple with flat roof but curved cornice, plain
DamodaraUdayarajpur (Goghat, Hugli)Dan19thLarge brick temple with terracotta decoration
Sitala-ManasaDainar (Khanakul, Hugli)Fakirdas Datta19th lateBrick temple with triple-arched entrance, neoclassical pillars
Dharma ThakurDainar (Khanakul, Hugli)Pandit1901Brick temple with triple-arched entrance, neoclassical pillars
DharmaHarinakhali (Pursura, Hugli)Sarkar18thBrick temple with single arched entrance, slight terracotta decoration
Radha-DamodaraDumra (Dhanbad, Jharkhand)19thBrick temple with rekha superstructure, plain
GovindaSatkshira (Khulna, Khulna)19thBrick temple with porch on neoclassical columns, stucco decoration
Chandra-BhairavaIsvaripur (Satkshira, Khulna)19thBrick triangular temple with single-arched entrance and some stucco decoration
KrishnaNalta (Satkshira, Khulna)Bhanja18thBrick temple with rekha superstructure and slight terracotta decoration
Syama SundaraPaikbheri (Bhagabanpur, Medinipur)Bera1738Brick temple with pancha ratna superstructure
Bhogamandapa of Laljiu templeChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)18thLarge laterite structure with curved cornice, plain
Radhamadangopaljiu temple in RaghunathpurChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Bardhan18th earlyLaterite temple with modern neoclassical pillars, stucco decoration
Ramchandrajiu temple in RadhakrishnapurChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Dey1871Brick temple with rich terracotta decoration on facade
Raghunatha temple in GazipurChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)18thLaterite temple with curved cornice, stucco decorated
Anantadeva temple in MitrasenpurChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)1899Brick temple with modern pillars and slight stucco and terracotta
Radha Ballabha temple in MitrasenpurChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Das Datta1781Laterite temple with curved cornice, stucco decorated, abandoned
Dadhi Bamana in GobindapurChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with modern pillars, stucco and terracotta decorated
Sitala temple in GosaibazarChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Dey19th earlyBrick temple with terracotta decoration
Jagannatha temple in GosaibazarChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Kar Datta18th lateBrick temple with modern pillars and stucco, plain
Radha KrishnaGangadaspur (Chandrakona, Medinipur)19thBrick temple
Santinatha SivaKashiganj (Chandrakona, Medinipur)19th earlyBrick temple with slight terracotta decoration
Sitala temple in MarotalaKshirpai (Chandrakona, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with richly carved wooden door
AbandonedKshirpai (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Chabri19th earlyBrick temple with stucco decorated facade
Temple in GayenparaKshirpai (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Choudhury18th lateBrick temple with rich terracotta facade and wooden door with richly carved panels
SitalaKumorganj (Chandrakona, Medinipur)19th lateBrick temple with terracotta decoration
KaliLakshmipur (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Chakraborty19th lateBrick temple, plain
DurgaRamjibanpur (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Sarkar19th earlyBrick temple with a row of terracotta panels above entrance
Vishnu in DayalbazarRamjibanpur (Chandrakona, Medinipur)1833Brick temple with modern pillars, stucco and terracotta decoration
Radhakanta in NatunhatRamjibanpur (Chandrakona, Medinipur)1829Brick temple with modern pillars, stucco and terracotta decoration
Swarupnarayan in PanchanantalaBasudebpur (Daspur, Medinipur)1859Brick temple with modern pillars and stucco decoration
Buri SitalaDaspur (Daspur, Medinipur)Mukherjee1838Brick temple, plain
SitalaDubrajpur (Daspur, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with modern pillars and stucco decoration
Brindaban BihariEreti (Daspur, Medinipur)Manna19th earlyBrick temple, plain
SitalaGopalpur (Daspur, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with modern neoclassical pillars and stucco decoration
SitalaJamira (Daspur, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with modern pillars and stucco decoration
SivaJanardanpur (Daspur, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with modern pillars and stucco decoration
Radha-BallabhaKhanjapur (Daspur, Medinipur)Chakraborty19th earlyBrick temple with triple-arched entrance and terracotta panels below cornice
Dandesvara Siva temple in BazarparaKheput (Daspur, Medinipur)1832Brick temple with stucco decoration
BhutanathaLaoda (Daspur, Medinipur)19thLarge temple with neoclassical pillars on both sides and rich stucco decoration
Rajbari DurgadalanNarajol (Daspur, Medinipur)Khan19thLarge brick temple with modern pillars, terracotta and stucco decoration
SitaramaNimtala (Daspur, Medinipur)Dalal19th lateBrick two-storied temple with modern pillars, terracotta and stucco decoration
Madana-Gopala in DakshinparaSamat (Daspur, Medinipur)Ramanuj1828Large brick temple with terracotta and stucco decorated facade
Sridharjiu in Hat SarberiaSarberia (Daspur, Medinipur)Ghosh1872Brick temple with modern pillars and stucco and terracotta decoration
SivaGayespur (Debra, Medinipur)Gosain18th lateBrick temple with modern pillars and stucco, terracotta decoration lost
Lakshmi JanardanPaikpari (Debra, Medinipur)Pramanik1907Brick temple, plain
Lakshmi JanardanPalashi (Debra, Medinipur)Nandi1828Brick temple with some terracotta decoration
Radha BinodaPanchrol (Egra, Medinipur)Mahapatra1816Brick dalan with rekha deul superstructure, jagamohana and large natmandir with rich stucco decoration
Sharabhuja GaurangaPanchrol (Egra, Medinipur)Mahapatra19th earlyLarge temple with terracotta and stucco decoration
Madana-MohanaPanchrol (Egra, Medinipur)Mahapatra19thLarge temple with terracotta and stucco decoration above entrance
Brindaban JiuPanchrol (Egra, Medinipur)1909Large temple with terracotta and stucco decoration
SitalaAkabpur (Ghatal, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with modern neoclassical pillars and stucco decoration
RaghunathaGhatal (Ghatal, Medinipur)1797Brick temple with modern neoclassical pillars, stucco and terracotta decoration above arches
SitalaGholsai (Ghatal, Medinipur)19thBrick temple with modern neoclassical pillars and stucco decoration
SridharaKatan (Ghatal, Medinipur)Pramanik1885Brick double storied temple with rich terracotta facade including some erotic panels
Rasmancha of SridharaKatan (Ghatal, Medinipur)Pramanik19thBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets
Sitala temple in BrahmanparaKuspata (Ghatal, Medinipur)1830Brick temple with modern neoclassical pillars and stucco, plain
Lakshmi JanardanKuspata (Ghatal, Medinipur)Ghosh1814Brick temple
SitalaYakubpur (Ghatal, Medinipur)19th earlyBrick temple, plan but wooden door has elaborate carving
Siva temple in PaschimparaYakubpur (Ghatal, Medinipur)Pan19th earlyBrick temple with terracotta decorated facade
GopaljiuAmanpur (Keshpur, Medinipur)Singha1840Brick temple, plain
Lakshmi JanardanaGopinathpur (Keshpur, Medinipur)1890Brick temple with modern neoclassical pillars, stucco and terracotta decoration
Ram SitaHashimpur (Kesiari, Medinipur)Pati18th lateLaterite temple with stucco figures and internal flat dome
SridharjiuAmanpur (Kespur, Medinipur)Roy19thBrick temple with modern neoclassical pillars and stucco decoration
DadhipabanjiuAmanpur (Kespur, Medinipur)Ghosh19th earlyBrick temple with terracotta decorated facade
AbandonedBadar Gopinathpur (Kespur, Medinipur)Karan1890Brick temple with some terracotta decoration
SridharjiuKaliswar (Panskura, Medinipur)Maity1811Brick temple, plain
SitalaLaskardighi (Panskura, Medinipur)Panda20th earlyBrick temple, plain
Radha KantaPingla (Pingla, Medinipur)Chowdhary1855Brick temple with pancha ratna superstructure and plasterwork decoration
SinghabahiniKerur (Sabang, Medinipur)Bhattacharya19th earlyBrick temple, plain
Gouranga MahaprabhuTamluk (Tamluk, Medinipur)Basudeb Ghosh17thBrick temple
Dayamayi KaliBaranagar (Jiaganj, Murshidabad)Rani Bhabani18thLarge brick temple
Anandamayi KaliKrishnanagar (Krishnanagar, Nadia)1804Brick temple with char-chala superstructure, plasterwork decoration
SivaBirnagar (Ranaghat, Nadia)19thBrick temple with char-chala superstructure, plasterwork decoration
Vrindavan BihariTaras (Taras, Pabna)Nandi19thBrick temple with traditional pillars and terracotta decoration

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