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Thennaketiya Watta Ruins

Thennaketiya Watta Ruins are scattered on a plot of land situated northwest of Bodhimaluwa Purana Viharaya in Raluwa village near Walasmulla.
Thennaketiya Watta Ruins
Thennaketiya Watta Ruins

Thennaketiya Watta Ruins (Sinhala: රළුව තැන්නකැටියවත්ත පුරාවිද්‍යා නටඹුන්) are scattered on a plot of land situated northwest of Bodhimaluwa Purana Viharaya in Raluwa village in Hambantota District, Sri Lanka.

The Ruins

The history related to this site is obscure. The ruins of a few ancient buildings along with the basement of a dilapidated Stupa mound are found there.

A Protected Site

The building ruins with the ancient stone pillars within the precincts called Raluwa Tanketiya Watte situated within the Grama Niladhari Division No. 536 - Raluwa in the Weeraketiya Divisional Secretary Division are archaeological protected monuments, declared by a government gazette notification published on 6 June 2008.

Thennaketiya Watta Ruins Thennaketiya Watta Ruins

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References

Government Gazette Notifications

1) The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. No: 1553. 6 June 2008. p.523.

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Attribution

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LankaPradeepa.com extends its gratitude to V. M. Vidanapathirana for providing the necessary photographs required for this article. All the photos are published here with the permission of the author.

This page was last updated on 12 April 2024

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