Abeydheera Walawwa (Kottegoda)

Abeydheera Walawwa
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Abeydheera Walawwa (Sinhala: අබේධීර වලව්ව) is an old manor house situated in Kottegoda in Matara District, Sri Lanka.

This house is said to have been constructed by Mudaliyar D.A.S. Abeydheera during the early part of the 20th century (Bohingamuwa, 2005).

The building
The building bears English architectural features (Bohingamuwa, 2005). The foundation and the walls have been constructed of limestone, while semi-cylindrical clay tiles are used as roofing (Bohingamuwa, 2005). The house floor is made of both clay and cement tiles (Bohingamuwa, 2005).

1) Bohingamuwa, W., 2005. Preliminary Survey of Tsunami-affected Monuments and Sites in the Maritime Region of Sri Lanka. Part VI. ICOMOS Sri Lanka. p.86.

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This page was last updated on 14 June 2022
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