Howrah

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Howrah District

Amta

Amragari Gaja Lakshmi, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Ruinous (Roy, 1729)
Amragari Dadhi Madhab, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Excellent condition, protected (Roy, 1764)
Gazipur Govinda, Two storied Dalan
Slight decoration (1714)
Joypur Lakshmi-Janardana, Two storied Dalan
Large, plain, Renovated (1705)
Joypur Sridhara, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Needs conservation (Das, 1782)
Joypur Jalesvara, At Chala
Plain, char-chala porch, Renovated (18th)
Jhikira Syama Sundara, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Good condition (Mallik, 1691)
Jhikira Damodara, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Good condition (Ray, 1776)
Jhikira Sridharjiu, Nava Ratna
Large, stucco decoration, Good condition (19th)
Mahishamuri Bhubanesvari, At Chala
Large, rich decoration on two sides, some fresco, Good condition, needs conservation (Ghosh, 1679)
Rautara Sitarama, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Good condition (Ghosh, 1700)
Rautara Damodara, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Good condition (Ray, 1763)
Rautara Dolmancha, Char Chala
Small, some decoration, Good condition (Ray, 18th)
Singti Lakshmi Janardana, At Chala
Small, some decoration (1777)
Deulpur Siva, Baro Chala
Small, some decoration (Ghosh, 1880)
Gandolpara Chandi, Jor Bangla
Plain (Haldar, 1768)
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Dadhi Madhab Temple, Amragari

Bagnan

Kalyanpur Damodara, Nava Ratna
Large, rich decoration, Ruined (Pal, 1786)
Mellak Madana Gopala, At Chala
Very large, some terracotta, Needs conservation (1651)

Jagatballabhpur

Asanda Sridhara, Nava Ratna
Large, rich decoration, Needs conservation (Maity, 1789)
Balia Simhavahini, At Chala
Plain, char-chala porch (18th)
Dhasa Gopinatha, At Chala
Slight decoration, char-chala porch (Chowdhury, 1708)
Gobindapur Siva, Nava Ratna
Plain (18th)
Jadabbati Siva, Double-storied Dalan
Large, Rich stucco, nava ratna superstructure, Good condition (1906)
Jagatballabhpur Siva, At Chala
Large, rich decoration, Needs conservation (Pal, 18th late)
Nijbalia Shiva, At Chala
Small, rich decoration, Needs conservation (Chakrabarty, 1776)
Pantihal Sridhara, Pancha Ratna
Small, some decoration (18th)
Ramesvarpur Abandoned, At Chala
Small, some decoration (1756)
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Siva Temple, Jagatballabhpur

Shyampur

Ganeshpur Lakshmi Janardan, Nava Ratna
Large, some decoration (Roy, 1820)
Sultanpur Khatiyal Siva, Char Chala
Slight decoration (1666)

Sources:

  • Tarapada Santra: Howrah Jelar Purakirti
  • David McCutchion, George Michell: Brick Temples of Bengal
  • Shambunath Mitra: Pratna Samiksha (2000-2003)