Sunday, June 13, 2021

Methodist Church, Tangalle

Methodist Church, Tangalle
Photo credit: Google street view

The Methodist Church in Tangalle is situated near Old Dutch Fort in Hambantota District, Sri Lanka.

History
This church was built in 1903 (Abeyawardana, 2004; Bohingamuwa, 2005).

The building
The walls as well as the foundation of the church are built of rubble (Bohingamuwa, 2005). The roof is covered with Calicut tiles. Doors are built of timber and the windows are of stained glass (Bohingamuwa, 2005).

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Ruhuna: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. ISBN: 955-575-073-4. p.97.
2) Bohingamuwa, W., 2005. Preliminary Survey of Tsunami-affected Monuments and Sites in the Maritime Region of Sri Lanka. Part VI. ICOMOS Sri Lanka. p.115.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 14 June 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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