St. Philip Neri's Church (Metiyagane)

St. Philip Neri's Church, Metiyaganeh
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St. Philip Neri's Church (Sinhala: සාන්ත පිලිප් නේරිස් කතෝලික දේවස්ථානය) is a Catholic church situated in Metiyagane village in Kurunegala District, Sri Lanka.

As mentioned on the front wall, this church has been built in 1886 (Anuradha & Kumari, 2015). A Tamil person is said to have pioneered the construction work and his tomb is found within the church premises (Anuradha & Kumari, 2015).

1) Anuradha, R.K.S.; Kumari, A.S., 2015. Pauranika Sthana Saha Smaraka: Kurunegala Distrikkaya (In Sinhala). Department of Archaeology (Sri Lanka). ISBN: 955-9159-37-2. p.26.

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