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Dolmancha Temples (59)

Temple Location Patron Date Description
Dolmancha in BhadraparaKotulpur (Kotulpur, Bankura)Bhadra19thBrick structure, plain
DolmanchaBalsi (Patrasayer, Bankura)18thBrick pancha ratna structure with ridged towers, less decorated
DolmanchaKrishnanagar (Patrasayer, Bankura)Kundu19thBrick structure with seventeen turrets in three storeys
Dolmancha of Radha MadhabKhandra (Andal, Barddhaman)Sarkar18thLaterite char-chala structure, plain
DolmanchaBelgram (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Goswami19th earlyCharchala structure, terracotta decorated
DolmanchaSar (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Goswami18thBrick octagonal structure, plain
Dolmancha of Krishna BalaramaBarsul (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)18thBrick char-chala structure with rich terracotta decoration
DolmanchaBorsul (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Banerjee18th lateBrick char-chala structure with terracotta decoration, mainly vegetal motifs
DolmanchaKanchannagar (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Bardhaman Raj18thBrick temple, terracotta decorated mainly with vegetal motifs
Dolmancha of Radha GobindaNabagram (Jamalpur, Barddhaman)Goswami18thBrick charchala structure with some terracotta decoration mainly vegetal motifs
DolmanchaRanapara (Jamalpur, Barddhaman)Goswami18thBrick charchala structure with rich terracotta decoration mainly vegetal motifs
DolmanchaAmdabad (Kalna, Barddhaman)19th lateBrick Nava Ratna structure with baroque vase turrets, some terracotta
Dol ManchaHatbela (Kalna, Barddhaman)Pan18th earlyBrick char-chala structure, terracotta decorated mainly with vegetal motifs
Dolmancha of Syama ChandKalna (Kalna, Barddhaman)Bardhaman Raj18thBrick ridged rekha structure with slight terracotta decoration
Dolmancha of Radha MadhavaAmadpur (Memari, Barddhaman)Chowdhury18th lateBrick structure on high plinth with ridged rekha tower, terracotta decorated
DolmanchaBijur (Memari, Barddhaman)Goswami18th lateBrick char-chala structure with ridged rekha roof, rich terracotta
Dolmancha in PurbaparaKuchut (Memari, Barddhaman)Goswami19th earlyBrick ridged rekha structure with terracotta decoration, mainly vegetal motifs
DolmanchaSatgachhia (Memari, Barddhaman)Goswami1732Brick octaginal ridged rekha structure with rich terracotta on eight sides
Dolmancha near Basic schoolJajigram (Murarai, Barddhaman)18th earlyBrick char-chala structure with some terracotta decoration
DolmanchaDogachhia (Purbasthali, Barddhaman)Roy Choudhary19thBrick pancha-ratna structure, plain
Dolmancha of Lakshmi JanardanaSyamsundar (Rayna, Barddhaman)Bose19th earlyBrick pancharatna structure with rich terracotta on facades
Dolmancha in KalitalaGanpur (Muhammadbazar, Birbhum)Chowdhury18thBrick structure with phulpathar decoration
DolmanchaBatikamari (Bhanga, Faridpur)17thBrick pancha ratna structure with chala towers
DolmanchaChaocha (Bhanga, Faridpur)18thBrick pancha ratna structure with chala towers
DolmanchaDhopadanga (Bhanga, Faridpur)18thBrick pancha ratna structure with chala towers
DolmanchaHatghata (Bhanga, Faridpur)18thBrick pancha ratna structure with chala towers
DolmanchaRautara (Amta, Howrah)Ray18thBrick Char Chala structure with terracotta figures on walls and base
DolmanchaGaurhati (Arambagh, Hugli)Dalal19th earlyBrick Pancha Ratna structure with ridged towers and terracotta figures
DolmanchaSomra (Balagarh, Hugli)Ray19thBrick Pancha Ratna structure with ridged towers, less decorated
DolmanchaSripur (Balagarh, Hugli)Rudraram Mustafi1746Brick structure near the Radha Govinda temple
DolmanchaPuinan (Dadpur, Hugli)Seth1800Brick pancharatna structure with some terracotta decoration
DolmanchaTalchinan (Dadpur, Hugli)Pathak1792Brick Pancha Ratna structure with ridged rekha towers and rich terracotta facades
Radhagovinda DolmanchaAla (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Laha1765Brick pancharatna structure
Dolmancha in DolmanchatalaBhandarhati (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)19thBrick octagonal structure
DolmanchaDasghara (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Biswas18th lateBrick char chala structure, plain
Dolmancha in DwadasmandirtalaGopinagar (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Ray1860Brick atchala structure, plain
DolmanchaGurap (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Nag18thBrick structure with ridged rekha tower, single arched entrance and teracotta decoration on arch panel
Dolmancha of Radha Govinda templeGurbari (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Roychoudhury18thBrick structure with eight turrets and eight arched entrances
Dolmancha in MajherparaKankrakuli (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Sen1755Brick structure with ridged rekha turrets, terracotta decorated mainly with vegetal scrollwork
Snanmandir of Radha GovindaHaripal (Haripal, Hugli)Roy19th earlyStone temple with ridged rekha tower, largely plain
DolmanchaHaripal (Haripal, Hugli)Ganguly19thBrick hexagonal structure
DolmanchaHaripal (Haripal, Hugli)Ghosh19thBrick octagonal structure
DolmanchaAtpur (Jangipara, Hugli)Mitra18th lateBrick pancha ratna structure with ridged towers and massive central tower, slight terracotta decoration
Dolmancha beside Rammohan Memorial HallKhanakul-Krishnanagar (Khanakul, Hugli)1761Brick atchala structure with corner piers, largely plain
DolmanchaKumarchak (Khanakul, Hugli)Patra18thBrick atchala structure on four corner piers, rich terracotta facades
Dolmancha of Banka RayaRaghunathpur (Khanakul, Hugli)19thBrick temple
Dolmancha near Gopala DeulBainchigram (Pandua, Hugli)Singha1765Brick atchala structure with ridged rekha tower, rich terracotta facade
DolmanchaMuhammadpur (Jessore, Jessore)Sitaram Ray18th earlyBrick terraced structure with char-chala turrets
DolmanchaKotakol (Lakshmipasa, Jessore)18thBrick pancha-ratna structure with chala towers
Dolmancha of GovindaSalnagar (Lakshmipasa, Jessore)18th earlyBrick pancha ratna structure with chala towers and rich terracotta facade
Dolmancha of Madana MohanaKismat Narajol (Daspur, Medinipur)19th earlyBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets and some terracotta decoration
Dolmancha near RajbariNarajol (Daspur, Medinipur)Khan19thBrick pancha ratna structure with ridged turrets, rich terracotta on two sides
DolmanchaSankarpur (Daspur, Medinipur)19thBrick pancha ratna structure with ridged towers, less decorated
DolmanchaSekandari (Daspur, Medinipur)19thBrick pancha ratna structure with ridged towers, less decorated
DolmanchaChak Bajit (Debra, Medinipur)19thBrick pancha-ratna structure with ridged towers, terracotta decorated
Dolmancha in GambhiranagarGhatal (Ghatal, Medinipur)Dey1812Brick pancha-ratna structure with terracotta decoration on all sides and base panels
Dolmancha of Radha KantaMedinipur (Medinipur, Medinipur)Mallick19th lateRidged Rekha terracotta and stucco
DolmanchaTaras (Taras, Pabna)Nandi18thMassive brick structure in two receding tiers, plain
DolmanchaPuthia (Puthia, Rajshahi)Puthia Raj19thLarge brick structure with three terraces, plain

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