Sunday, 13 June 2021

Methodist Church (Tangalle)

Methodist Church, Tangalle
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The Methodist Church in Tangalle (Sinhala: තංගල්ල මෙතොදිස්ත පල්ලිය) is situated near Old Dutch Fort in Hambantota District, Sri Lanka.

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).

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.

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This page was last updated on 14 October 2021


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