Saturday, June 15, 2019

Madugalla Walawwa, Kandy

The old manor house known as Madugalla Walawwa is located on D. S. Senanayake Veediya, Kandy town, Sri Lanka.

Building
The two storied Walawwa building is well preserved. Presently, it is used as a furniture showroom by Jayasinghe Furniture Dealers (Pvt) Ltd. The archaic value of this building can be identified by its brick built pillars, wooden staircase, old arches etc. (Rajapakse, 2016).

A protected monument
The Madugalle Walawwa (the building bearing assessment no 184) on D.S. Senanayake Veediya in Kandy town in the Divisional Secretary’s Division of Gangawata Koralaya is an archaeological protected monument, declared by a government gazette notification published on 8 July 2005.

References
1) Rajapakse, S., 2016. Pauranika Sthana Ha Smaraka: Mahanuwara Distrikkaya (In Sinhala). Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka. ISBN:955-9159-34-8. pp.23-24.
2) The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. No: 1401. 8 July 2005.

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This page was last updated on 15 June 2019

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