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Rasmancha Temples (72)

Temple Location Patron Date Description
RasmanchaKhardaha (Barrackpore, 24 Parganas)18thBrick structure, plain, renovated
RasmanchaBeliator (Barjora, Bankura)18thBrick octagonal structure with curved cornices
RasmanchaAjodhya (Bishnupur, Bankura)Bandyopadhyay18th earlyMassive octagonal structure with seventeen pinnacles
RasmanchaBishnupur (Bishnupur, Bankura)Malla Bir Hambir1600Laterite structure on a massive square plinth, with ten entrance arches on each side, pyramidal roof, slight terracotta
RasmanchaRajagram (Joypur, Bankura)Raha19thMassive octagonal structure in two stories with seventeen ridged turrets and curved cornices
RasmanchaSupur (Joypur, Bankura)Roy18th lateBrick octagonal structure
RasmanchaBhagalpur (Kotulpur, Bankura)18thLarge brick octagonal structure on high plinth
RasmanchaBalsi (Patrasayer, Bankura)18thBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices
Rasmancha of BarabariHadal-Narayanpur (Patrasayer, Bankura)Mandal1854Brick octagonal structure with curved cornices, and rich terracotta on eight sides
RasmanchaRampur (Patrasayer, Bankura)Goswami19thBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets
Rasmancha in BazarparaSonamukhi (Sonamukhi, Bankura)Tantubai19thBrick octagonal structure with curved cornices
RasmanchaHarmasra (Taldangra, Bankura)Ray19thLaterite and brick temple on square base with terracotta and plasterwork decoration
Rasmancha of Radha MadhabKhandra (Andal, Barddhaman)Sarkar18thBrick structure, plain
RasmanchaBelgram (Ausgram, Barddhaman)Goswami19th earlyOctagonal navaratna structure with straight cornices, plain
Rasmancha of Radha MadhabKantaberia (Barddhaman, Barddhaman)Brajabasi1911Brick pancha-ratna structure with terracotta decoration on south and east facades
RasmanchaPuinan (Dadpur, Hugli)Seth19th earlyBrick octagonal structure with turrets
RasmanchaDasghara (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Biswas18th lateBrick octagonal structure, terracotta decorated
RasmanchaGurap (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Nag18thBrick structure with ridged rekha tower and arched entrances on all sides and teracotta decorated facades, mainly vegetal motifs
Rasmancha in MajherparaKankrakuli (Dhaniakhali, Hugli)Sen18thBrick octagonal structure with ridged rekha tower
Rasmancha in PalparaBali Dewanganj (Goghat, Hugli)Pal19thBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices and nine pinnacles, large terracotta figures of musicians on each corner
Rasmancha of Radha GovindaHaripal (Haripal, Hugli)Roy18thBrick pancharatna structure with large entrance arch, large central tower surrounded by four smaller turrets
RasmanchaAtpur (Jangipara, Hugli)Mitra18th lateBrick octagonal structure on high plint, with straight cornices, inverted vase turrets, large central tower and plaster decoration on walls
Rasmancha in RayparaBainchigram (Pandua, Hugli)Mukhopadhyay1819Brick structure with a ridged rekha tower, placed on a high platform, terracotta decorated facades
RasmanchaJamgram (Pandua, Hugli)Nandi19th earlyBrick navaratna structure
RasmanchaSrirampur (Srirampur, Hugli)Goswami19th earlyBrick nava ratna structure with arched entrances
RasmanchaDumra (Dhanbad, Jharkhand)19thBrick octagonal structure with curved cornices and terracotta figures on all eight sides
RasmanchaSatkshira (Khulna, Khulna)18thBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices
Rasmancha of Kala ChandRamgarh (Binpur, Medinipur)Ramgarh Raj19thBrick octagonal structure with seventeen turrets in two tiers and rich stucco work
RasmanchaBhairabpur (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Ghosh1845Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets and vegetal terracotta decoration
Rasmancha of RamesvaraChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)Bardhaman Raj18thBrick structure
Rasmancha of Radharasikraya templeChandrakona (Chandrakona, Medinipur)18thBrick structure
Rasmancha of Radha KrishnaGangadaspur (Chandrakona, Medinipur)19thBrick structure
RasmanchaAjuria (Daspur, Medinipur)Charan18thBrick octagonal structure on raised plinth with nine turrets and terracotta musician figures on each of the corners
Rasmancha of Brajaraj KishoreBaliharpur (Daspur, Medinipur)Roy18thBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets
RasmanchaDihibaliharpur (Daspur, Medinipur)Goswami1827Brick square structure, plain
Rasmancha of Brindaban BihariEreti (Daspur, Medinipur)Manna19th earlyBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices and terracotta musician figures on each corner
Rasmancha of Damodar and RadhamadhavGopalpur (Daspur, Medinipur)Chakraborty18thBrick square navaratna structure with stucco decoration
Rasmancha of Sridharjiu in DakshinparaGoura (Daspur, Medinipur)Sasmal1821Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets and musician terracotta figures in each corner
Rasmancha of Madana MohanaKismat Narajol (Daspur, Medinipur)1826Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets and dvarpalakas at each corner
Rasmancha of SridharaKotalpur (Daspur, Medinipur)Bhuiyan19thBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets, and terracotta musician figures on each corner
Rasmancha of RajbariNarajol (Daspur, Medinipur)Khan19thLarge brick 25-ratna structure in three tiers on square base, plain
RasmanchaPalashpai (Daspur, Medinipur)Maity1836Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets, terracotta decorated
RasmanchaSankarpur (Daspur, Medinipur)19thBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices
Rasmancha of Syama SundaraSaulan (Daspur, Medinipur)Adhikari19thBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices and rich terracotta on eight sides
RasmanchaSaulan (Daspur, Medinipur)Bhuiyan1817Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets and rich terracotta decoration
RasmanchaSridharpur (Daspur, Medinipur)Bera19th lateBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets, some terracotta decoration
RasmanchaDinapur (Debra, Medinipur)Palit19thBrick octagonal two-storeyed structure with terracotta figures
Rasmancha of SivaGayespur (Debra, Medinipur)Gosain18th lateBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices
RasmanchaMarotala (Debra, Medinipur)Banerjee19th lateBrick octagonal structure with navaratna with straight cornices and nine turrets
Rasmancha of RaghunathaAlangiri (Egra, Medinipur)Das19thBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices and terracotta decoration on eight sides
Rasmancha of Hatnagar SivaEgra (Egra, Medinipur)Mahapatra17thBrick structure
Rasmancha of Lakshmi JanardanaGarhbeta (Garhbeta, Medinipur)Sukul19th earlyBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices and seventeen turrets
RamchandraDandipur (Ghatal, Medinipur)Bangal1825Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets and some terracotta figures
Rasmancha of Lakshmi JanardanaKongarpur (Ghatal, Medinipur)Ghosh1842Brick octagonal structure with straight cornices, nine turrets, and terracotta musician figures on each corner
Rasmancha of Lakshmi JanardanaKuspata (Ghatal, Medinipur)Palit18th earlyLarge brick structure with terracotta decoration
RasmanchaLachhipur (Ghatal, Medinipur)Bag1879Brick octagonal structure with seventeen turrets, straight cornices and terracotta figures
Rasmancha of Jagadishwar SivaAmanpur (Keshpur, Medinipur)Roy19thBrick structure, plain
Rasmancha of BurosivaAmanpur (Kespur, Medinipur)Basu1833Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets
RasmanchaMahisadal (Mahisadal, Medinipur)Mahisadal Raj18thBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices
Rasmancha of RadhagovindaGopiballabhpur (Medinipur, Medinipur)18th earlyBrick octagonal structure with straight cornices
RasmanchaMedinipur (Medinipur, Medinipur)Mallick19th lateBrick 25-ratna structure, two-storeyed, plain
RasmanchaPathra (Medinipur, Medinipur)Banerjee19thBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets, plain
Rasmancha of Syama SundaraKotaigarh (Narayangarh, Medinipur)Pal19th earlyBrick octagonal structure, terracotta decorated
Rasmancha of Radha BallabhGopimohanpur (Panskura, Medinipur)Goswami1905Brick structure
RasmanchaHarekrishnapur (Panskura, Medinipur)Jana1856Brick octagonal structure with nine turrets, straight cornices and musician figures
RasmanchaKshirati (Panskura, Medinipur)Roy19thBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets and rich terracotta decoration on all facades
Rasmancha of Radha MadhabMangloi (Panskura, Medinipur)Maity1859Brick octagonal structure with straight cornices, nine turrets in two tiers and rich terracotta and large figures on all eight sides
RasmanchaPurba Gopalpur (Panskura, Medinipur)Adhikari18th lateBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets
Rasmancha of Gouranga MahaprabhuTamluk (Tamluk, Medinipur)Basudeb Ghosh17thBrick octagonal structure with nine turrets
RasmanchaBaghmundi (Baghmundi, Purulia)19thOctagonal structure with curved cornices, nine turrets and terracotta figures on all eight sides
RasmanchaPuthia (Puthia, Rajshahi)Puthia Raj19thLarge brick octagonal structure with straight cornices, stucco decoration, and carved stone entrance frame
RasmanchaBardhankuti (Rangpur, Rangpur)17thBrick structure on square base

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