Bankura

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Birbhum District Map (From The Brick Temples of Bengal)

Bankura

Bankura Radha-Ballabh in Pathakpara, Pancha Ratna
Large, rich decoration (Pathak, 18th)
Ektesvara Ektesvara, Deul
Laterite pirha deul, plain, Renovated (16th)
Rajagram Basudeva Sridhara at Hattala, Nava Ratna
Large, rich decoration on two sides (Dutta, 19th)
Rajagram Vishnu temple in Srirampurpara, Pancha Ratna
Large, rich decoration on two sides (Kundu, 19th)
Simlapal Balarama, At Chala
Large laterite temple, large chlorite figures (Samanta, 1662)
Chhatna Basuli, Pancha Ratna
Large, vegetal decoration (1871)
Atbai Chandi Basuli, Deul
Laterite rekha deul, Good condition, renovated (11th)
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Vishnu Temple, Kadasol

Barjora

Beliator Rasmancha, Octagonal
Some decoration (18th)
Ghutgheria Radha-Damodara, Deul
Sandstone rekha deul, terracotta figures on arch panel (Malla, 17th)
Jagannathpur Ratnesvara Siva, Deul
Laterite rekha deul, plan with massive amalaka (17th late)
Kadasol Vishnu, Pancha Ratna
Large, rich terracotta, Needs conservation (Gharui, 19th early)
Muktator Naru Gopala, Dalan
Some decoration, neoclassical porch columns (Sarkar, 1805)
Muktator Gopala, Dalan
Some decoration, neoclassical porch columns (Das, 1840)
Saharjora Nandalala, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, triple entrance (1720)
Saharjora Madanmohan, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, triple entrance, Renovated (19th)
Saharjora Kala Chand, Pancha Ratna
Large, some decoration, only one tower remains (1819)
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Keshta Raya (Jor-Bangla) Temple, Bishnupur

Bishnupur

Ajodhya Twelve Siva temples, Grouped
Rekha deuls, plain (Bandyopadhyay, 18th early)
Ajodhya Giri-Govardhana, At Chala
Large stucco figures (Bandyopadhyay, 18th early)
Ajodhya Rasmancha, Octagonal
Very large, seventeen turrets (Bandyopadhyay, 18th early)
Bankadaha Radha-Damodara in Bamanpara, At Chala
Some decoration, detailed inscription (Tanti, 1845)
Basudebpur Vasudeva, Char Chala
Laterite temple, plain, single entrance, Good condition (Malla Bir Singha, 1626)
Bishnupur Mallesvara Siva, Deul
Laterite temple, octagonal tower, chlorite figures, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Bir Hambir, 1622)
Bishnupur Twin Deuls Krishna and Balarama, Deul
Rekha deuls, some decoration, Needs conservation (18th late)
Bishnupur Twin Deuls Kisora Raya and Nikunjabihari, Deul
Rekha deuls, largely plain, Needs conservation (18th late)
Bishnupur Kala Chand, Ek Ratna
Very large laterite temple, some stucco decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Raghunatha Singha, 1656)
Bishnupur Radha Govinda, Ek Ratna
Large laterite temple, stucco decoration, Excellent condition, protected (1729)
Bishnupur Nandalala, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, some stucco decoration, Excellent condition, protected (18th)
Bishnupur Radha Madhab, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, extensive stucco decoration, Excellent condition, protected (1737)
Bishnupur Bhogmandir of Radha Madhab, Ek Bangla
Triple entrance, slight decoration, Excellent condition, protected (1737)
Bishnupur Joramandir group of three temples, Ek Ratna
Laterite temples, stucco and terracotta decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Gopala Singha, 1726)
Bishnupur Lalji, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, largely plain, painted arch panels, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Bir Singha II, 1658)
Bishnupur Bhogmandir of Lalji, Ek Ratna
Superstructure fallen, Ruinous, protected (Malla Bir Singha II, 1658)
Bishnupur Radha Syama, Ek Ratna
Large laterite temple, rich stucco decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Chaitanya Singha, 1758)
Bishnupur Bhogmandir of Radha Shyama, Ek Ratna
Two-storied pavilion, chala towers and triple entrance, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Chaitanya Singha, 1758)
Bishnupur Murali Mohana in Bhattacharya para, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple with covered porch on all sides, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Rani Chudamani, 1665)
Bishnupur Madana-Mohana, Ek Ratna
Very Large, rich decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Durjan Singha, 1694)
Bishnupur Bhogmandir of Madan-Mohan, Ek Bangla
Large, terracotta decorated, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Durjan Singha, 17th)
Bishnupur Radha Kanta, Ek Ratna
Large, ruinous, Ruinous (18th)
Bishnupur Chinmoyee in Kodakudi para, Ek Ratna
Some sculpted panels on facade, Renovated (18th early)
Bishnupur Radha Krishna in Sankharipara, Ek Ratna
Brick and Laterite temple, some figural decoration (Kundu, 18th early)
Bishnupur Syama Raya, Pancha Ratna
Very large, rich decoration on all sides, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Raghunatha Singha, 1643)
Bishnupur Madana Gopala in Goal para, Pancha Ratna
Large laterite temple, some stucco decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Rani Siromani, 1665)
Bishnupur Rasmancha, Rasmancha
Very large laterite pyramid, slight terracotta decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Bir Hambir, 1600)
Bishnupur Sridhara in Basu para, Nava Ratna
Large, rich decoration, Excellent condition (Basu, 19th early)
Bishnupur Keshta Raya, Jor Bangla
Very large, rich decoration on all sides, Excellent condition, protected (Malla Raghunatha Singha, 1655)
Bishnupur Mahaprabhu, Jor Bangla
Large, ruinous, Ruinous (Malla Gopala Singha, 1734)
Bishnupur Radha Binoda at Kharbangla, At Chala
Large, rich decoration on two sides, front porch and tower broken, Good condition, protected (Malla Raghunatha Singha, 1659)
Bishnupur Radha-Ramana at Goswamipara, At Chala
Large, slight decoration (1687)
Dharapat Syama-Chand, Deul
Laterite rekha deul, largely plain, chlorite figures, Good condition, protected (1603)
Dvadasbari Abandoned temple, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, plain (18th)
Jadabnagar Jadava Raya, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, largely plain, originally surrounded by a porch, Ruinous (Malla, 1650)
Muninagar Radha Kanta, Deul
Laterite rekha deul with rekha porch, largely plain (Malla Bir Singha II, 1678)
Patpur Abandoned, Ek Ratna
Laterite temple, largely plain, stucco dwarapalakas, Good condition, protected (18th late)
Tejpal Radha-Krishna, At Chala
Laterite temple, some stucco decoration, Good condition, protected (Bir Singha II, 1672)
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Madan Mohan Temple, Bishnupur

Gangajalghati

Metyala Lakshmi Narayana, Pancha Ratna
Some decoration (1718)
Raniara Madana-Mohana, At Chala
Large, laterite and brick temple, Renovated (Bir Singha II, 1670)

Indas

Akui Radha Kanta in Dakshinpara, Pancha Ratna
Very Large, rich decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Kanuram Das, 1764)
Dongalan Radha-Ballabha, At Chala
Some decoration (18th)
Indas Siva, Deul
Rekha deul, some decoration (18th)
Indas Gopaljiu in Bhattacharyapara, Jor Bangla
Plain (Bhattacharya, 18th late)
Indas Vishnu in Bhattacharyapara, Pancha Ratna
Some decoration (Moira, 19th early)
Indas Damodara in Krishnabatipara, Nava Ratna
Some decoration, one wall collapsed (Gadadhar Das, 1671)
Indas Radha Damodara in Sarkarpara, Nava Ratna
Straight cornices on upper storey, some decoration, Needs conservation (Sarkar, 1796)
Indas Raghunatha in Bazarpara, Dalan
Large, stucco and terracotta decoration (Trilochan Rakshit, 18th late)
Patit Sridhara, At Chala
Large, some decoration (Rakshit, 19th)
Somsar Somesvara Siva, Deul
Rekha deul with jagamohana porch (Misra, 19th early)
Somsar Jora Siva, At Chala
Some decoration (Mukhopadhyay, 19th early)
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Radha Kanta Temple, Akui

Joypur

Baital Jhagrai-Chandi at Uttar Badh, Deul
Laterite rekha deul, largely plain (1659)
Baital Syama Chand at Dakshin Badh, Pancha Ratna
Laterite temple in Bishnupur style, plain (1660)
Baital Radha Damodara at Uttar Badh, Pancha Ratna
Laterite temple in Bishnupur style, plain (1691)
Gokulnagar Gokul Chand, Pancha Ratna
Very large, laterite temple, stucco decoration, Excellent condition, protected (1639)
Gokulnagar Bhogmandapa of Gokul Chand, Ek Bangla
Large laterite, some decoration, Excellent condition, protected (1639)
Joypur Vishnu Temple in Dattapara, Nava Ratna
Large, rich decoration on two sides, Good condition (Datta, 19th)
Joypur Vishnu Temple in Depara, Nava Ratna
Large, rich decoration on two sides, Good condition (Dey, 19th)
Maynapur Hakanda Siva, Deul
Laterite pirha deul, plain (11th)
Maynapur Damodara in Kamarpara, Pancha Ratna
Straight-edged turrets, terracotta decoration (Karmakar, 1845)
Rajagram Damodar, Dalan
Two-storied laterite and brick temple, some fresco painting, Good condition (Raha, 19th)
Rajagram Giri-Govardhana, At Chala
Large, stucco and terracotta figures, Good condition (Raha, 19th)
Rajagram Rasmancha, Octagonal
Large structure with seventeen turrets, Good condition (Raha, 19th)
Rautkhanda Kalinjaya Siva, Deul
Sandstone rekha deul, renovated, Renovated (Mandal, 1752)
Rautkhanda Jagadgauri, At Chala
Large, some decoration, renovated (Mandal, 18th)
Rautkhanda Abandoned, Pancha Ratna
Large, rich decoration, fresco in porch (Dey, 18th)
Supur Radhakanta, At Chala
Laterite temple, some decoration (Roy, 18th late)
Supur Three Siva temples, Deul
Rekha deul, some decoration (Roy, 18th late)
Supur Siva, Char Chala
Some decoration (Roy, 18th late)
Supur Rasmancha, Octagonal
Some decoration (Roy, 18th late)
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Dattapara Vishnu Temple, Joypur

Kotulpur

Bhagalpur Krishna Raya, Dalan
Large, with superstructure, plain (Ray, 1793)
Bhagalpur Rasmancha, Octagonal
Large brick structure on high plinth (Ray, 18th)
Bhagalpur Krishna Raya, At Chala
Large, rich decoration with large figures (Ray, 18th)
Jibta Damodara, Pancha Ratna
Large, some decoration (Ray, 1833)
Kotulpur Sridhara in Bhadrapara, Pancha Ratna
Large, some decoration (Bhadra, 1833)
Kotulpur Girigobardhan in Bhadrapara, Pancha Ratna
Some decoration, stucco dvarapalaka figures, Needs conservation (Bhadra, 19th early)
Kotulpur Dolmancha in Bhadrapara, Dolmancha
Brick structure, plain (Bhadra, 19th)
Kotulpur Damodara in Haldarpara, Dalan
Terracotta and stone decoration, renovated, Renovated (Haldar, 1769)
Kotulpur Damodara in Benepara, Nava Ratna
Large, only central turret remains, Ruinous (Nandi, 18th late)
Kotulpur Vishnu in Purbapara, Pancha Ratna
Some decoration (Bandyopadhyay, 18th late)
Sihar Santinatha, Deul
Laterite rekha deul, stucco figures, char chala porch (Kshatriya Rajas, 17th)

Onda

Belatukri Syamchand, Deul
Pirha deul with slight terracotta (17th)
Bikrampur Gopala, Deul
Laterite rekha deul, pirha porch with triple entrance, Ruinous (Malla Raghunatha Singha, 1664)
Sonatpal Surya, Deul
Massive brick rekha deul, rich stucco decoration, Needs conservation (11th)
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Damodar Temple of Chhoto Taraph, Hadal-Narayanpur

Patrasayer

Balsi Lakshmi-Narayana in Majkuripara, At Chala
Large laterite temple, terracotta and stucco decoration, carved door, Ruinous (Malla, 1652)
Balsi Siva Temple in Purbapara, At Chala
Large, some decoration (Modak, 18th)
Balsi Vishnu Temple in Purbapara, Deul
Brick rekha deul with terracotta decoration (Modak, 18th)
Balsi Dolmancha, Pancha Ratna
Some decoration (18th)
Balsi Rasmancha, Octagonal
Some decoration (18th)
Balsi Abandoned, Pancha Ratna
Large, terracotta decorated, Ruinous (Chanda, 18th)
Balsi Abandoned, At Chala
Large, some decoration (18th)
Bamira Siva temple in Dakshinpara, Nava Ratna
Large, rich terracotta on two sides (18th late)
Birsingha Brindaban Chandra, Pancha Ratna
Large, laterite temple within compound walls with nahabatkhana (Malla Raghunatha Singha, 1638)
Birsingha Radha Damodara, At Chala
Brick temple with stucco decoration (Sebaram Pal, 1860)
Birsingha Radha-Damodarjiu, Nava Ratna
Large, terracotta facade (1855)
Hadal-Narayanpur Damodara temple of Bara Taraph, Pancha Ratna
Large, rich terracotta decoration, Good condition (Mandal, 1806)
Hadal-Narayanpur Radha Damodara of Meja Taraph, Nava Ratna
Large, rich terracotta facade, Excellent condition (Mandal, 19th)
Hadal-Narayanpur Rasmancha of Barabari, Octagonal
Large, terracotta decoration on eight sides, Excellent condition (Mandal, 1854)
Hadal-Narayanpur Radha Damodara in Chhota Taraph, Nava Ratna
Large, rich terracotta decoration, unusual architecture, Excellent condition (Mandal, 19th)
Krishnanagar Damodara in Moyrapara, At Chala
Stucco and terracotta decoration (Nag, 19th)
Krishnanagar Radha Damodara in Tantipara, Nava Ratna
Terracotta decoration wo facades (Pramanik, 19th)
Krishnanagar Damodara, At Chala
Stucco decoration (Kundu, 19th)
Krishnanagar Dolmancha, 17 Ratna
Massive structure in three storeys (Kundu, 19th)
Patrasayer Raghuvira, At Chala
Large, laterite temple with terracotta decoration (Ghoshal, 19th)
Patrasayer Siva, Deul
Rekha deul, large terracotta figures (Ghoshal, 19th)
Patrasayer Kali, Dalan
Large, stucco vegetal decoration, large terracotta figures (Ghoshal, 19th)
Patrasayer Sridhara, At Chala
Large, laterite temple, crude terracotta decoration (Ghoshal, 19th)
Patrasayer Abandoned, At Chala
Large, laterite temple, terracotta ans stucco decoration (Karmakar, 19th late)
Patrasayer Kalinjaya Siva, Ek Ratna
Large, plain, wide verandah around sanctum, Renovated (18th late)
Rampur Gopinatha in Bamunpara, Ek Ratna
Large, slight decoration (Goswami, 19th)
Rampur Rasmancha, Octagonal
Some decoration, nine turrets (Goswami, 19th)
Rampur Siva, Octagonal
Duplicated at-chala, some decoration (Goswami, 19th)
Rampur Siva, At Chala
Some decoration (Goswami, 19th)

Simlapal

Bikrampur Radha-Krishna, At Chala
Large, rich decoration (19th)
Jorsya Radha-Krishna, At Chala
Some decoration (1873)
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Sridhar Temple, Sonamukhi

Sonamukhi

Madanpur Syama Sundara, Ek Ratna
Large, stairs to upper storey, largely plain (18th early)
Sonamukhi Siva in Chandrapara, Deul
Large, rich terracotta facade, Decaying (Chandra, 19th)
Sonamukhi Giri-Govardhana, Pancha Ratna
Large with stucco figures, Needs conservation (19th)
Sonamukhi Siva, Deul
Large, plain, Needs conservation (19th)
Sonamukhi Sridhara in Bazarpara, 25 Ratna
Large, rich profuse decoration on all sides, Excellent condition (Tantubai, 1845)
Sonamukhi Rasmancha in Bazarpara, Rasmancha
Large octagonal structure, whitewashed, Needs conservation (Tantubai, 19th)
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Ruinous Vishnu Dalan Temple, Sonamukhi

Taldangra

Deulbhira Parsvanatha Jain, Deul
Laterite rekha deul (11th)
Harmasra Lakshmi Janardana, Dalan
Neoclassical pillars, stucco and terracotta decoration (19th)
Harmasra Rasmancha, Rasmancha
Laterite and brick temple with terracotta and stucco decoration (Ray, 19th)
Sabrakan Rama-Krishna, At Chala
Large, plain (Bir Singha II, 1677)