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Grouped Temples (29)

Temple Location Patron Date Description
Twelve Kali templesDakshineswar (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)Rani Rashmoni1855Brick at-chala temples in the same complex as Bhabatarini Temple
Six Kali templesTalpukur (Baranagar, 24 Parganas)Jagadamba Devi1875Brick atchala temples in the same complex as Annapurna Temple
Twelve Siva templesAjodhya (Bishnupur, Bankura)Bandyopadhyay18th earlyBrick pancha-ratha rekha deuls, plain
Five Siva Temple complexEral (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Ganguly19th earlyBrick temples, plain
SivaNababhat (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Rani Bishnukumari1788108 brick atchala temples arranged in a rectangle
Four Siva temple complexGohogram (Galsi, Barddhaman)Chakraborty19thBrick temples, terracotta decorated mainly with figural and vegetal motifs
Baro SivaChakdighi (Jamalpur, Barddhaman)Singha Roy18th lateTwelve rekha deuls arranged around courtyard
SivaKalna (Kalna, Barddhaman)Bardhaman Raj1809108 brick at-chala temples in two concentric circles, plain
Siva templesAmadpur (Memari, Barddhaman)Chowdhury18th lateFour brick temples, three at-chala, one octagonal with duplicated chala, all with single-arched entrance, terracotta decorated with vegetal and floral motifs on arch and wall panels
SivaBelamla (Bogra, Bogra)19thTwelve temples arranged around courtyard
Siva temples near Harasundari Kali templeSukharia (Balagarh, Hugli)Mustafi19thFourteen temples in the same complex as Harasundari Kali temple, two pancharatna, remaining at chala, plain
SivaSukharia (Balagarh, Hugli)Mustafi18th lateTwelve brick temples within Ananda Bhairava complex, largely plain
SivaBaksa (Chanditala, Hugli)Bhabanicharan Mitra1789Twelve large brick atchala temples in a single row
Siva temples in JomidarparaMakalpur (Dadpur, Hugli)Ishwar Singha1821Twelve brick atchala temples, plain
SivaChaitanyabati-Bagnan (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Ghosh18thTwelve atchala temples
SivaDurgapur (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Sur18th lateSix brick atchala temples, slight terracotta decoration
SivaGopinagar (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Rupnarayan Ray1860Twelve brick atchala temples in three rows with chlorite entrance frames
BenimadhabTribeni (Tribeni, Hugli)Chakuram Singha1841Eight octagonal brick temples with straight cornice, and domed char-chala superstructures
Siva templeKonnagar (Uttarpara, Hugli)Harasundar Datta1820Twelve brick temples, plain
SivaNarajol (Daspur, Medinipur)Khan19thSix atchala brick temples, plain
Twelve Siva Temples of Lakshmi JanardanaGarhbeta (Garhbeta, Medinipur)19th earlyBrick temples, plain
SivaMedinipur (Medinipur, Medinipur)Mallick19th lateTwelve brick atchala temples, plain
Twelve Siva templesKshirati (Panskura, Medinipur)Roy19thBrick deul temples
SivaPanchthupi (Burdwan, Murshidabad)18thFive rekha deuls within a compound, central large ridged rekha temple with terracotta facade and four small rekha deuls at corners
SivaRuppur (Kandi, Murshidabad)17thFour char-chala temples on square base, all terracotta decorated
SivaDayanagar (Murshidabad, Murshidabad)18thNine brick char-chala temples conjoined, plain
AbandonedDeoli (Baghmundi, Purulia)18thFive stone deuls within compound, large central temple and four small temples in corners
ThakurdalanJaypur (Jaypur, Purulia)Kashinath Singh Deo19thSandstone temples, richly decorated
Twelve Siva templesBelamla (Bogra, Rajshahi)18thBrick rekha deuls, terracotta decorated

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