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20th c Temples (18)

Temple Location Type Patron Date Description
Lakshmi-NarayanaKhandra (Andal, Barddhaman)Pancha RatnaSarkar1902Laterite temple in Bishnupur style, with rich decoration on facade
Rasmancha of Radha MadhabKantaberia (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)RasmanchaBrajabasi1911Brick pancha-ratna structure with terracotta decoration on south and east facades
AbandonedAmarpur (Galsi, Barddhaman)At ChalaMukherjee1910Brick temple with some terracotta decoration, decaying
Triple SivaNandi (Jamuria, Barddhaman)DeulChatterjee20th earlyBrick temples with rich stucco decoration
SivaJajigram (Murarai, Birbhum)Char Chala1928Brick temple, plain
SivaJalandi (Nanur, Birbhum)Deul20thBrick temple with terracotta decorated facade
SivaJadabbati (Jagatballabhpur, Howrah)Dalan1906Brick temple with nava ratna superstructure, rich stucco
Dharma ThakurDainar (Khanakul, Hugli)DalanPandit1901Brick temple with triple-arched entrance, neoclassical pillars
SridharaDamtor (Debra, Medinipur)Pancha RatnaSasmal1931Brick temple with smooth straight-edged turrets with some terracotta decoration
SridharaDamtor (Debra, Medinipur)DeulBhuiyan1909Brick temple, plain
Lakshmi JanardanPaikpari (Debra, Medinipur)DalanPramanik1907Brick temple, plain
Brindaban JiuPanchrol (Egra, Medinipur)Dalan1909Large temple with terracotta and stucco decoration
DamodarJoardanga (Garhbeta, Medinipur)Pancha RatnaKundu1926Brick temple with rich terracotta decoration
SivaJoardanga (Garhbeta, Medinipur)Ek RatnaKundu20th earlyBrick temple, terracotta decorated
RaghunathMoninathpur (Narayangarh, Medinipur)DeulChowdhary1923Brick temple, terracotta decorated
Rasmancha of Radha BallabhGopimohanpur (Panskura, Medinipur)RasmanchaGoswami1905Brick structure
SitalaLaskardighi (Panskura, Medinipur)DalanPanda20th earlyBrick temple, plain
Kasinatha templeSantipur (Santipur, Nadia)Pancha Ratna1908Brick temple with atchala turrets, plain

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