List of Archaeological Protected Monuments in Kurunegala District

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This is a list of Archaeological Protected Monuments in Kurunegala District , Sri Lanka. [1]

Kurunegala District Administrative District in North Western Province, Sri Lanka

Kurunegala is a district in North Western Province, Sri Lanka. Consists of 4812.7 km2 48,1270 Hectares and Consists 30 Divisional Secretariats, 1610 Grama Niladari Divisions and 4476 total Villages. It consists of 14 Electorate Divisions, 02 Municipal Council, 19 Urban Councils, 15 Parliamentary Ministers, 47 Provincial Council Members, 15 Ministers and 337 Local Council Members.

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MonumentImageLocation Grama
Niladhari
Division
Divisional
Secretary's
Division
RegisteredDescriptionRefs
Abhayarama Purana Vihara, Konpola Konpola Mallawapitiya 7 December 2001Ancient image house [2]
Adagala Kandewatta ruinsMaraluwewa Kurunegala 8 July 2005Drip ledged caves [3]
Adawala Pothgul Vihara Lihinigiriya Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house [2]
Ahugoda Purana Vihara Ahugoda Polgahawela 27 July 2001The Stupa and Tempita Vihara [4]
Alawala inscriptionAlawalaNo. 624, Akkara Panaha Rideegama 6 July 2007 [5]
Alawwa houseParamaulla Alawwa 23 February 2007The building belonging to Mr. V. K. Alawwa bearing assessment No. 3/66 adjoining Alawwa-Giriulla main road [6]
Algamakanda Vihara of Sri Sailabimbarama ViharaAlgama Weerambugedara 23 February 2007Cave Temple, Cave with drip-ledges in the top of the mountain and the natural cave known as Hatariyan Lena [6]
Ambagaswewa Purana Vihara No. 226 Galambagaswewa Mahawa 24 July 2009The ancient Image house [7]
Annaruwa Sri Vijaya Sundararama Purana Vihara No. 1149 Diyawala Kuliyapitiya West 24 July 2009The ancient Dhamma Sala (Preaching Hall) Sangawasaya (dwelling place) and two Rock Inscriptions [7]
Arankele Aranya Senasanaya Ganewatta [8]
Athkanda Raja Maha Vihara Kurunegala Kurunegala 7 December 2001The Buddha shrine and other archaeological remnants [2]
Aththanapitaya Purana Len Vihara Aththanapitaya Kurunegala 7 December 2001Ancient cave temple [2]
Aththanapitaya Purana Len Vihara Aththanapitaya Kurunegala 27 July 2001Ancient Buddha shrine [4]
Aththanapitaya Purana Len Vihara Aththanapitaya Kurunegala 8 July 2005The drip ledged cave [3]
Averiyagala Rock Plane ruinsHiripathwella Polgahawela 24 July 2009The Godella (Hillock) and the two Ponds in ruins [9]
Bambaragala Purana Vihara Waduwawa Alawwa 18 September 1974Ancient cave temple [10]
Bambaragala Purana Vihara Waduwawa Alawwa 8 July 2005The cave temple with drip ledged caves and inscriptions [3]
Bambaruwa Purana Vihara PanagamuwaPanagamuwa Rideegama 6 July 2007Ancient image house and 03 caves with drip ledges [5]
Bambawa Raja Maha Vihara Ihalahewapola Kurunegala 1 November 1996The ancient image house and paintings [11]
Bamburugama Piriven Vihara Bamburugama Narammala 27 July 2001The natural rock with small caves and other ruins [4]
Bamunawala Purana Gallen Vihara Bamunawala Kurunegala 8 July 2005The drip ledged cave [3]
Bannaggama preaching hallNo. 440 Arankale Kurunegala 21 October 2010The Ancient building complex in ruins Bannaggama preaching hall [12]
Bathalagoda Wewa RuinsBamunumullaBamunumulla Panduwasnuwara 6 July 2007Dagaboa mound and the remains belonging to Tempita viharaya situated above the boundary of Bathalagoda Wewa [13]
Bihalpola Purana Tempita Vihara Bihalpola Kuliyapitiya 19 October 1973Ancient Vahalkada [14]
Bihalpola Purana Tempita Vihara Bihalpola Kuliyapitiya 23 February 1967Ancient Tempita vihara and the Temple of tooth [15]
Bimpokuna Purana Vihara Bimpokuna Galgamuwa 6 June 2008The drip ledged stone cave with cave inscriptions, stone pillars and dagoba [16]
Bingiriya Raja Maha Vihara ViharagamaKiniyama Bingiriya 22 November 1974Ancient Tempita Vihara [17]
Bisogala ruinsNo. 711, Handagama Kurunegala 21 October 2010The Drip-ledge cave [12]
Bodhirukkharama Purana Pothgul Vihara Talawattegedara Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient Tempita Vihara [2]
Bogahamula watta ruinsDiyadora Ihala Kotte Kuliyapitiya West 17 November 1967Ancient ruins of buildings [18]
Bogahamula watta KalugalaBandaragalaBandaragala Mawathagama 6 July 2007Inscription, remains of buildings with foundations of pillars, stone pillars and ancient dagaba [5]
BudugalahenaEgallaEgalla Polgahawela 24 July 2009The drip-ledged cave (lena) [9]
Budumuththawa Purana Tempita Vihara BudumuththawaPingama Nikaweratiya 12 August 1966The ancient Tempita Vihara [19]
Bujaslena Raja Maha Vihara Ganegoda Mawathagama 8 July 2005Ancient cave temple, Drip ledged cave and Raja Pihilla [3]
Bulnewa Raja Maha Vihara No. 358 - Bulnewa Polpithigama 23 January 2009The Tempita vihara [20]
Dandagamuwa Sri Sudharmarama Purana Vihara DandagamwaNo. 1192, Dandagamwa East Kuliyapitiya 23 February 2007Tampita Vihara and the Hevisi Mandapaya opposite the Tampita Vihara [6]
Delwita Purana Vihara DelwitaNo. 569, Delwita Rideegama 6 July 2007Ancient image house [5]
Devapita Vihara Wataraka WangutenneWataraka Mawathagama 6 June 2008The Tampita Vihara [21]
Devategedara Wele AmbalamaDevategedara Polgahawela 24 July 2009 [9]
Digampitiya Tempita Vihara Digampitiya Mawathagama 22 November 2002Ancient Tempita Vihara [22]
Digampitiya Tempita Vihara DigampitiyaGalapittamulle Mawathagama 6 June 2008The Tampita Vihara [21]
Dimbulagala Vihara DiwulganeNo. 111-Diwulwewa Ehetuwewa 6 June 2008Two buildings with stone pillars, ancient Buddha shrine [16]
Diyagambe Purana Vihara No. 138, Kattambuwawa Mahawa 6 July 2007Cave and cave temple with dripledges, two inscriptions and four rock inscriptions [23]
Doluwawatta ruinsDoluwawattaNo. 189 Doluwa Ibbagamuwa 24 July 2009All Drip-Ledged Caves, carved with Brahmi Letters, stone staircase, Drains, Stupa, and the venue of stone pillars (destructed) [7]
Dorabawila Vihara Dorabawila Panduwasnuwara 2 June 1950 [24]
Dorabawila Vihara Dorabawila Kobeigane 22 November 2002Ancient Tempita Vihara [22]
Edandawala Raja Maha Vihara Edandawala Maspotha 24 July 2009The Tampita Image house (built on stone Piles) [25]
Ellewela Galkanda ruinsEmbelepolaNo. 956 Wadakade Polgahawela 24 July 2009The cave covering bearing pre-historic evidence, the Rock summit with drain openings, building in ruins, the flight of steps carved on the original rock and the rock plane in the Mountain [7]
Galadenikada Purana Vihara Galadenikada Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient cave temple [2]
Galadenikada Purana Vihara Galadenikada Polgahawela 8 July 2005Ancient cave temple with dripledged caves [3]
Galayaya Sri Sudharamarama Purana Vihara No. 1546 Ihala Galyaya Pannala 24 July 2009The Tampita Image House (Image house built on stone piles) [25]
Galdenikada Purana Vihara Aragoda Kurunegala 21 October 2010The drip-ledged caves (Len) and small cave temple (Len Viharaya) with ancient paintings and sculpture [12]
Galdeniya Sailarama Purana Vihara Galdeniya Alawwa 23 January 2009The cave vihare and the drip ledged caves [20]
Galkamatta InscriptionPathayalaNo. 1008-Ihala Kalalpitiya Alawwa 6 June 2008The inscription in the place [21]
Galkamatta InscriptionPathayalaNo. 1008-Ihala Kalalpitiya Alawwa 23 January 2009 [20]
Galmuththagala Purana Vihara Egalla Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house [2]
Ganagamuwa Poorvarama Vihara No. 1139 Ganagamuwa Kuliyapitiya East 24 July 2009The Tampita Image house (Image house built on stone piles) [7]
Ganegoda Sanweli Raja Maha Vihara Hanwella Maspotha 24 July 2009The ancient cave temple (Len Viharaya) [25]
Ganekanda Gallen Vihara Ganekanda Alawwa North Alawwa 23 February 2007Cave Temple with drip-ledges in the premises [6]
Ganewewa Purana Vihara No. 329, Diwullegoda Nikaweratiya 21 October 2010The ancient Image house [12]
Ganewewa Purana Vihara No. 329, Diwullegoda-Nikaweratiya Division Kurunegala 21 October 2010The ancient Image house [12]
Gedigamuwa Raja Maha Vihara Udukedeniya Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient cave temple [2]
Ginikarawa Raja Maha Vihara No. 771, Ginikarawa Kurunegala 21 October 2010The drip-ledged cave temple (Len Vihara) [12]
Giriguharama Vihara Rukmale Narammala 22 November 2002Ancient cave temple [22]
Gomadiyagala Vihara Halmillewa Polpithigama 22 November 2002Ancient Len Vihara and rock inscription [22]
Gotabhaya Cave Temple Panaliya Polgahawela 22 November 2002The image house in the drip ledged cave and the pillar inscription [22]
Gotabhaya Cave Temple Panaliya Polgahawela 8 July 2005Ancient cave temple and the pillar inscription [3]
Habbelikanda Forest Hermitage PambadeniyaMaldeniya Alawwa 23 February 2007Cave with drip-ledges and inscriptions and caves with drip ledges [6]
Handagama Vihara No. 771, Handagama Kurunegala 21 October 2010The drip-ledged with cave [12]
Handungirigama Magampura Raja Maha Vihara Beruwewa Mahawa 1 November 1996Ancient image house and paintings [11]
Hangamuwa Raja Maha Vihara Hangamuwa Polpithigama 22 November 2002Ancient Stup and image house [22]
Hatthikuchchi Hatthikuchchi Vihara 2.jpg Giribawa
Henegedara ruinsNo. 267, Henegedara Rasnayakapura 6 July 2007The cave with dripledges and dagoba mound in the area with the stone in the area of Lot 80 [5]
Humbuluwa Raja Maha Vihara East Humbuluwa Alawwa 23 February 2007Ancient Cave Temple and Cave with drip-ledges and inscriptions [6]
Ibbagala Raja Maha Vihara Buddha Statues Ibbagala Viharaya2.JPG Ibbagala Kurunegala 8 July 2005Ancient cave temple [3]
Inguruwatta Tempita Vihara Inguruwatta Mawathagama 6 June 2008The Tampita Vihara [21]
Inguruwatta Tempita Vihara Arambepola Polgahawela 23 January 2009The Tempita Vihara [20]
Jayasundararama Vihara Imbulgoda Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house and the Stupa [2]
Jethawana Piriven Vihara Kurunegala No. 840, Kurunegala North Eastern Kurunegala 21 October 2010The two drip - ledged cave [12]
Kadawalagedara Tempita Vihara Kadawalagedara Kuliyapitiya East 11 October 1974Tempita vihara and the Stupa [26]
Kadigala Rajangana ruinsNo. 15-Sarasumgala Giribawa 6 June 2008The flight of steps on the rock on which the Kadigala three drip ledged rock caves situated on the Rajangana Left Bank, and the ancient dagoba mound [21]
Kahatawilagedara Purana Tempita Vihara Kahatawilagedara Katupotha 23 February 1967Ancient Tempita vihara [15]
Kajuwatta DevalayaNo. 1042 Dambadeniya South Narammala 24 July 2009 [9]
Kalalpitiya Purana Vihara No. 1008-Ihala Kalalpitiya Alawwa 6 June 2008The drip ledged cave [21]
Kalalpitiya Purana Vihara No. 1008-Ihala Kalalpitiya Alawwa 23 January 2009The cave vihare [20]
Karagahagedara Ambalama Narammala [27]
Karandawila Raja Maha Vihara Karandawila Udubaddawa 9 September 1965Ancient monuments [28]
Kasagala Purana Raja Maha Vihara Kumbukgete Ibbagamuwa 1 November 1996Ancient image house and paintings [11]
Kathgala Ruins Dambadeniya Narammala 27 July 2001The natural rock with ancient ruins [4]
Katupitiya Tempita Vihara KatupitiyaKatupitiya Kurunegala 22 November 2002Ancient Tempita Vihara and other ruins in the preises [22]
Kebellena Vihara Egodagama Wariyapola 6 August 1965Ancient Buddha shrine [29]
Keppetiwalana Purana Vihara No. 1009- Keppetiwalana Alawwa 6 June 2008The Buddha shrine [21]
Keppetiwalana Vihara Keppetiwalana vihare idamaNo. 13- Keppetiwalana Alawwa 6 June 2008The ancient Stupa [21]
Kimbulwana Oya ancient anicutNo. 457 Kuda Uyangalle and No. 459 Thibiriwewa Ganewatta 13 February 2009The ancient Anicut [30]
Kohongaha Gedara Sri Bodhidramaramaya Vihara No. 1164, Kangahagedara Kuliyapitiya 24 July 2009The Tampita Viharaya (Viharaya built on stone piles) [7]
Kolambagama Purana Tempita Vihara Kolambagama Katupotha 19 May 1967Ancient Tempita vihara [31]
Kollura Kanda Mountain ruinsKollureNo. 923 Kollure Polgahawela 24 July 2009The Drip-ledged cave as the South-eastern slope of the Kollura Kanda Mountain [7]
Konduruwapola Raja Maha Vihara No. 1140, Konduruwapola Kuliyapitiya East 24 July 2009The Tampita Image house (Image house built on stone piles) [7]
Kotagalakanda Vihara Kotagala Narammala 27 July 2001Drip ledged caves, the Stupa [4]
Kotavehera Vihara Hatalispahuwa Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house, Stupa mound [2]
Kottanga inscriptionKottangaNo. 601, Ogodapola Rideegama 6 July 2007 [5]
Kuda Dambulu Vihara Moragollagama Galgamuwa 1 November 1996Ancient image house and paintings [11]
Kuda Dambulu Vihara AngamuwaNo. 126-Nabadewa Ehetuwewa 6 June 2008The cave vihara, square shaped building construction with stone pillars [16]
Kudagalgamuwa Tempita Vihara Kudagalgamuwa Maspotha 25 April 1980Tempita vihara [32]
Kudagalkadawela Aranya Senasanaya Kudagalkadawala Giribawa 23 January 2009The four drip ledged rock cave [20]
Kumbalwala Purana Vihara Kumbalwala Kuliyapitiya 1 November 1996Ancient image house and paintings [11]
Kurunegala Old Magistrate’s Court building Kurunegala TownKurunegala Town (North East) Kurunegala 10 July 2009The Old Magistrate’s Court building bearing Assessment No. 1, Colombo Road, Kurunegala [33]
Lihiniyagalla Saliya Raja Maha Vihara Upper KatugampalaNo. 1,560 Katugampala Pannala 6 June 2008The ancient Buddha shrine [16]
Lihiniyagalla Saliya Raja Maha Vihara Upper KatugampalaNo. 1,560 Katugampala Pannala 24 July 2009The ancient Image house [25]
Lihiniyawatta Sri Gallen Purana Vihara Lihiniyawatta Narammala 27 July 2001Drip ledged cave temple and Buddha shrine [4]
Madawala Purana Raja Maha Vihara MadawalaNo. 1010- Madawala Alawwa 6 June 2008The cave vihare with inscriptions and drip ledged cave [21]
Madawala Raja Maha Vihara Madawala Alawwa 1 July 1966Ancient cave temple [34]
Madawala Raja Maha Vihara Madawala Alawwa 6 June 2008The cave vihare with inscriptions and drip ledged cave [21]
Maduwegala Aranya Senasanaya MoragaswewaMoragaswewa Mahawa 24 July 2009The Rock Inscription, stone pillar yard and drip-ledged caves [7]
Mahachethiyagiri Vihara KandemedagamaKandemedagama Panduwasnuwara 6 July 2007Dagaboa, Bodhigaraya, two conserved buildings temple with drip ledges, cave with letter and the archaeological remains scattered in the vicinity [13]
Mahaduraya tombPahala GettuwanaMallawapitiya Kurunegala 21 October 2010 [12]
Makulana Raja Maha Vihara ArampolaNo. 685 Mawathagama Mawathagama 23 February 2007Ancient dagoba, inscriptions, ancient buildings rock surface with column base marks ancient steps rock surface with ancient pick axe marks and ruins of other buildings [6]
Malbaligala DevalayaPadawigama Galgamuwa 8 July 2005 [3]
Maligagodella ruinsRangallepola Alawwa 22 November 2002Building pillars, the natural rock with carved steps [22]
Maligapawwa Ruins Dambadeniya Narammala 6 August 1965 [29]
Maligatenne Archaeological gardensRawa Ela Polpithigama 23 January 2009The Front yard and Meditation Hall [20]
Mandalarama Vihara No. 128-Hunugallewa Ehetuwewa 6 June 2008The cave rock vihara [16]
Mangalarama Ganekanda Raja Maha Vihara No. 343, Saliyagama Polpithigama 6 July 2007The image house with the paintings of the Kandyan period of all caves with dripledges and inscriptions, foot print carved in the rock, stone pillars and dagoba in the premises [5]
Maraluwawa drip ledged cavesMaraluwawa Mallawapitiya 8 July 2005 [3]
Maspotha Purana Vihara Maspotha Kurunegala 22 November 2002Ancient Tempita Vihara and other ruins [22]
Mayuraselarama Vihara Koradaluwa Polgahawela 27 July 2001Ancient image house [4]
Mayurawathi Purana Vihara Kalugondiwela Polgahawela 27 July 2001Ancient image house [4]
Mayurawathi Purana Vihara Kalugondiwela Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient Tempita Vihara [2]
Mayurawathi Raja Maha Vihara Metiyagane Narammala 27 July 2001 [4]
Mayurawathi Raja Maha Vihara Naoruwa Kanda Polgahawela 27 July 2001The dripledged cave [4]
Mayurawathi Sri Bodhirajarama Purana Raja Maha Vihara HiripathwellaHiripathwella Polgahawela 24 July 2009The Tampita Viharaya, (Viharaya built on stone piles) [7]
Medagampola Raja Maha Vihara Medagampola Alawwa 7 December 2001The ancient Buddha shrine and stone pillars [2]
Medagampola Raja Maha Vihara Medagampola Alawwa 23 February 2007Degoba and the place with stone pillars [6]
Medagodawatte Uyanegama Sri Nagabodhi Purana Vihara No. 1101 Ketawelegedara Kuliyapitiya West 24 July 2009The Tampita Viharaya (Viharaya built on stone piles) [7]
Meddepola Raja Maha Vihara Alias Meddepola Weramuna Sri SundararamayaNo. 1569 Dhala Meddepola Pannala 23 January 2009The cave vihare, drip ledged caves, Discourse Hall, Buddha Bhikkus Disciplinary Hall, and Bhikkus residence [20]
Meddepola Raja Maha Vihara Alias Meddepola Weramuna Sri SundararamayaNo. 1569 Dhala Meddepola Pannala 24 July 2009The Drip-Ledged Cave temple (Len Vihara) with Brahmi letters Sangawasaya (dwelling house) Pohoya Geya ancient Dhammasala (Preahing Hall) and drip-ledged caves [25]
Medigala Kalahugala ruinsNo. 33-Gampala Giribawa 6 June 2008The ancient dagoba and drip ledged rock caves with inscriptions [21]
Melkandewatta (South) land ruinsPolatthapitiya Kurunegala 8 July 2005The drip ledged cave [3]
Metiyagane RuinsMetiyagane Narammala 27 July 2001Ancient stone pillars at Bohena watta land [4]
Muruthenge Kanugala Vihara Wattegedara Pannala 1 November 1996Ancient image house and paintings [11]
Nagahamula DevalayaDambadeniya South Kurunegala 21 October 2010The stone pillars with Ruins [12]
Nagolla archaeological siteNo. 335 - Polpitigama Polpithigama 23 January 2009The Meditation Hall [20]
Nagolla Raja Maha Vihara Nagolla Kurunegala 27 July 2001The Stupa, image house with paintings [4]
Nahalla AmbalamaNahallaNo. 604, Nahalla Rideegama 6 July 2007Nahalla ancient Ambalama (resting place) [5]
Naindunawa Purana Vihara Doraweruwa Polpithigama 1 November 1996Ancient image house and paintings [11]
Nakalagamuwa Gallen Raja Maha Vihara Ihala Nakalagamuwa Kurunegala 27 July 2001Ancient Buddha shrine [4]
Nakkawatta Purana Tempita Vihara Nakkawatta Kuliyapitiya East 19 May 1967Ancient Tempita vihara [31]
Nakolagane Raja Maha Vihara NakolaganeNo. 130-Nakolagane Ehetuwewa 6 June 2008The ancient Buddha shrine and four caves [16]
Nathagane Purana Vihara Nathagane Maspotha 17 November 1967Ancient ruins of monuments and the Stupa [18]
Nayandanawa Raja Maha Vihara PalagamaNo. 373 Agare Polpithigama 24 July 2009Cave Temple (Len Viharaya) and all drip-ledged caves [7]
Neelagiri Len Vihara VegollaKatupitiya Kurunegala 22 November 2002Ancient cave temple [22]
Neluwegedara Aloka Raja Maha Vihara Bogahamulla Kuliyapitiya 7 December 2001The building ruins with pillars, Stone inscription and other archaeological remaining things [2]
Nikapitiya RuinsNikapitiyaHiripokuna Panduwasnuwara 6 July 2007Ancient Dagaboa mound, poya geya and the land with stone pillars in the Pansal Hena Watta [13]
Nikasala Aranya Senasanaya Nikasala Aranya Senasanaya.jpg KandubodaKandemedagama Panduwasnuwara 6 July 2007Cave with drip ledges inscription and two ancient ponds [13]
Nilgiri Raja Maha Vihara Kumbukkadawala Polpithigama 22 November 2002Ancient Stup, Bodhighara and the image house [22]
Nillakgama Ruins nillggm boodhi ghry.JPG Nillakgama Galgamuwa
Nirukthyalankara Raja Maha Vihara Okandapola Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house and dwelling house [2]
Nirukthyalankara Raja Maha Vihara Okandapola Polgahawela 8 July 2005Ancient image house, Dwelling house and Stupa [3]
Niyathawane Raja Maha Vihara No. 358 - Niyathawane Polpithigama 23 January 2009The three drip ledged rock cave [20]
Niyathawane Raja Maha Vihara No. 358 - Niyathawane Polpithigama 24 July 2009The ancient chaitya and drip-ledged rock caves (Gal len) [7]
Oluwilla ruinsPallemorugama Alawwa 23 January 2009The Oluwilla rock plain with the evidence of antiques [20]
Oora keta Linda (Well) Dambadeniya Narammala 27 July 2001At Pathahadora land [4]
Padeniya Raja Maha Vihara Padeniya Wariyapola 7 September 1979Ancient structures [35]
Padeniya Raja Maha Vihara Padeniya Wariyapola 8 September 1967Ancient Potgula [36]
Padeniya Raja Maha Vihara Padeniya Wariyapola 18 September 1964Ancient Vihara complex [37]
Palagala Raja Maha Vihara Palagala Alawwa 8 July 2005The drip ledged cave [3]
Palagama Raja Maha Vihara Palagama Alawwa 7 December 2001Ancient Buddha shrine and ruins [2]
Paluwewa Weragala rock ruinsNo. 32-Aliyawattunuwewa Giribawa 6 June 2008The stone steps on the Paluwewa Weragala natural rock and inscriptions [21]
Panavitiya Ambalama Narammala [38]
Panda Wewa lake’s ruinsDetiyamullaNo. 1,352- Ottegama Panduwasnuwara 6 June 2008Padawewa lake’s stone outlet and ancient sluice [21]
Panduwasnuwara Pansal watte ruinsNo. 1346-Panduwasnuwara Panduwasnuwara 6 June 2008The wall along the pathway, dagoba, ancient building ruins, in the site [21]
Panduwasnuwara Raja Maha Vihara Panduwasnuwara Raja Maha Vihara 2.jpg Ambagahawewa Panduwasnuwara 13 March 1970The Temple of the Tooth [39]
Paramaulla Vihara Paramaulla Alawwa 23 February 2007Ancient Tampita Vihara [6]
Paranagampitiya-watta ruinsBadalathalanuwaraBolagama Ibbagamuwa 23 February 2007Outer moat, inner moat and outer middle and inner wall in the land called Paranagampitiya-watta [6]
Paththini Devalaya, GonatuwegedaraKediliththawala Kurunegala 21 October 2010The Ancient tampita Devala Gruhaya [12]
Pattini Devalaya, WilbawaWilbawaNo. 822 Wilbawa Kurunegala 8 April 2009Devale premises and its ancient buildings and other archaeological remains situated within the limits [40]
Penthanigoda Vihara Penthanigoda Narammala 27 July 2001Ancient image house [4]
Pethmagayaya archaeological siteNo. 603, Rambadagalla Rideegama 6 July 2007Four(4) inscriptions and five caves with drip ledges and other archaeological remains [5]
Pothuhera Purana Vihara Pothuhera Polgahawela 27 July 2001Ancient image house [4]
Pudupulanchiya Vihara LassanagamaUsgala Galgamuwa 6 June 2008The Pudupulanchiya drip ledged rock caves, Bodhi pedestal lamp row and flight of steps on natural rock [16]
Puhule Sri Bebilawanarama Purana Vihara Athuruwela Narammala 27 July 2001Drip ledged cave temple and slab inscription [4]
Rahathgal Vihara EmbalawaNo. 1206 Demataluwa Wariyapola 23 February 2007Ancient image house with paintings and sculptures of the Kandyan period and inscriptions [6]
Rajagiriya Len Vihara Malwana No. 1235 Malwana Wariyapola 22 November 2002Ancient cave temple [22]
Rajagiriya Len Vihara Malwana Wariyapola 23 February 2007Ancient cave temple [6]
Rajapokuna watta ruinsMinikukula Narammala 27 July 2001Ancient pond and ruins [4]
Ranawatta RuinsRanawatta Narammala 27 July 2001Ancient drip ledged cave at Divulagahamula watta land [4]
Rankirimada Raja Maha Vihara DoluwaNo. 489, Doluwa Ibbagamuwa 6 July 2007Cave with dripledges and the Sacred foot print carved on the rock in Dikgeya and cave with inscription in the premises [5]
Rathkarawita Raja Maha Vihara Rathkarawita Maspotha 19 May 1967Ancient Stupa and stone inscription [31]
Renagama AmbalamaRenagama Alawwa 7 December 2001The Ambalama [2]
Reswehera RESWEHERA BUDDA STATUE.jpg Sesseruwa Galgamuwa 16 December 1949The Buddha statue and cave inscriptions [41]
Ridhi Bedhi Ella AmunaGinihulawaNo. 1257 Ebawalapitiya Nikaweratiya and Wariyapola 13 February 2009The annicut called Deduru Oya Ridhi Bedhi Ella Amuna [30]
Ridi Vihara Ridi Viharaya 1.JPG Rideegama Rideegama 11 August 1967The rock with inscriptions and ancient cave temple [42]
Rukmale Vihara Rukmale Narammala 27 July 2001Drip ledged caves with old paintings and the Buddha shrine [4]
Sagallipura Purana Vihara PolkumburaNo. 604, Nahalla Rideegama 6 July 2007Five(5) cave temples with dripledges rock inscriptions and stone pillars [5]
Sakyamuni Vihara GurugodaNo. 206, Pothuwewa Mahawa 6 July 2007The area with the very old stone pillars [23]
Saliya Aranya Senasana GalkiriyagamaNo. 335-Galkiriyawa Polpithigama 6 June 2008The Thirty drip ledged caves with Brahmi letters [16]
Samara houseNugawelaNugawela Alawwa 23 February 2007The ancient house belonging to Mr. K. B. Samarakkody known as “Samara” [6]
Sangaraja Raja Maha Vihara Algama Polgahawela 8 July 2005Ancient cave temple and dwelling house [3]
Sangaraja Raja Maha Vihara Algama Weerambugedara 23 February 2007Avasageya and cave Temple [6]
Seruwagala Purana Vihara Sewendana Mallawapitiya 7 December 2001Ancient image house [2]
Seruwagala Purana Vihara Semendana Weerambugedara 22 November 2002The image house, Stupa mound, the rampart bounding the image house [22]
Seruwagala Purana Vihara Semendana Weerambugedara 8 July 2005 [3]
Shylabimbarama Vihara Kottepitiya Narammala 27 July 2001The Buddha shrine, Stupa and drip ledged caves [4]
Silwathtenna hill inscriptionNo. 1162 Mukalanyaya Kuliyapitiya 24 July 2009The hill inscription located in the land belonging to the National Livestock Resources Board [25]
Sirigala Sailathalarama Purana Vihara Sirigala Narammala 27 July 2001The ancient image house [4]
Sirigala Sailathalarama Purana Vihara No. 1040 - Sirigala Narammala 23 January 2009The ancient Buddha Shrine [20]
Siwurudeniya Raja Maha Vihara Siwurudeniya Narammala 27 July 2001Ruins of the ancient Stupa [4]
Sri Alokarama Vihara ThammitaNo. 858, Thammita Weerambugedara 23 February 2007Ancient image house and the Chetiya [6]
Sri Arahatta Maliyadeva Raja Maha Vihara PuhuriyaMorugama Polgahawela 24 July 2009The drip-ledged cave, the Cave Temple (Len Viharaya) and Chaitya [9]
Sri Bodhirukkharama Vihara Gammatha Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient Tempita Vihara [2]
Sri Jayasundararama Vihara Hondalla Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house [2]
Sri Maliyadewa Arahat Raja Maha Vihara Kapuwarala Alawwa 7 December 2001The ancient stone pillars, base stones and Buddha's foot print [2]
Sri Nagarukkharama Vihara Kumbukwewa Katupotha 23 February 1967Ancient Tempita vihara [15]
Sri Nagarukkharama Vihara, Katupitiya Katupitiya Mallawapitiya 7 December 2001Ancient Tempita Vihara [2]
Sri Nagarukkharama Vihara, Katupitiya Katupitiya Mallawapitiya 22 November 2002Ancient Tempita Vihara [22]
Sri Namalu Purana Vihara Kadapola - Kuda GalgamuwaKatupitiya Kurunegala 22 November 2002Ancient Vihara [22]
Sri Neelagiri Raja Maha Vihara KalugallaOaggamuwa Maspotha 6 July 2007Cave with drip ledges remains of dagoba on the top of the rock and the other scattered archaeological remains belonging to the premises [5]
Sri Pothgul Vihara Imbulgoda Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house, Stupa and dwelling house [2]
Sri Purwarama Vihara Dalukgolla Nikaweratiya 19 May 1967Ancient Tempita vihara [31]
Sri Pushmarama Vihara Ihala KadigamuwaIhala Kadigamuwa Bingiriya 23 February 2007Sri Saddarma book store [6]
Sri Pushparama Vihara, Ganegoda GanegodaGanegoda South Polgahawela 24 July 2009The ancient Image House [9]
Sri Pushparama Vihara, Horanepola Horanepola Udubaddawa 22 November 2002The ancient Tempita Vihara [22]
Sri Pushparama Vihara, Indulgoda Indulgoda Mallawapitiya 7 December 2001Ancient Tempita Vihara [2]
Sri Pushparama Vihara, Karagaswewa Karagaswewa Polpithigama 22 November 2002Ancient Len Vihara with drip ledged caves [22]
Sri Rathanapalarama Vihara Madahapola Polpithigama 22 November 2002Ancient Tempita Vihara [22]
Sri Samadhi Dharmayatanaya Yogamuwakanda BelumgalaMeddelanda Polgahawela 24 July 2009The drip-ledged cave and the stupa in ruins [9]
Sri Sarananda Buddhist Centre Kotadeniyawa KolaniNo. 1109, Kotadeniyawa Kuliyapitiya East 30 December 2011The ruins of building with stone pillars and rock inscriptions with Brahmi Letters [43]
Sri Shailathalarama ViharaNo. 381, Kurunegala City North Kurunegala 21 October 2010The Drip-ledge cave [12]
Sri Shyla Masthakarama Vihara Medakalugamawa Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient image house [2]
Sri Shylabimbarama Vihara Algama Polgahawela 8 July 2005Drip ledged cave [3]
Sri Shylathalarama Vihara Wadawa Alawwa 8 July 2005The drip ledged cave and other ruins [3]
Sri Sudarshana Rankoth Vihara Ganegoda Narammala 27 July 2001Ancient Buddha shrine [4]
Sri Sudarshanarama Vihara Bopitiya Pannala 22 November 2002Ancient Preaching hall [22]
Sri Sudharashana Shailabimbarama Purana ViharaHorawadunnaHorawadunna Kuliyapitiya 6 July 2007Ancient image house [5]
Sri Sudharmarama Purana Vihara BunnehepolaNo. 1501 Bunnehepola Udubaddawa 24 July 2009The foundation of the ancient Image House and the wall [25]
Sri Sugatharama Vihara Kalawana Polgahawela 7 December 2001Ancient Tempita Vihara [2]
Sri Sumanarama Vihara, Vanduragala Vanduragala Kurunegala 27 July 2001The ancient image house [4]
Sri Sunandharama ViharaWathuwaththaWathuwaththa Udubaddawa 6 July 2007Tempita vihara, dageba in the poya Seema [5]
Sri Swarna Bimbarama Vihara Kotuwewatta Kurunegala 27 July 2001Ancient Tempita Vihara [4]
Sri Valagamba Raja Maha Vihara KollureNo.923 Kollure Polgahawela 8 July 2005Drip ledged cave [3]
Sri Valagamba Raja Maha Vihara KollureNo. 923 Kollure Polgahawela 24 July 2009The two drip-ledged caves, the rock bearing symbols and other ruins [7]
Sri Valukarama Vihara Arambepola Polgahawela 27 July 2001Ancient image house [4]
Sri Vidarshanarama Raja Maha Vihara Ambalanpitiya Kurunegala 7 December 2001The Buddha shrine and stone pillars [2]
Sri Vijayasundararama Raja Maha Vihara AragodaNo. 925 Aragoda Polgahawela 24 July 2009The drip ledged cave in the land named Galagawa Hena [9]
Sri Vijayasundararama Raja Maha Vihara SapugaskandaHiripathwella Polgahawela 24 July 2009The Tampita Viharaya (Viharaya built on stone piles) [9]
Sri Visudharama Purana Vihara No. 539, Katuhena Rideegama 6 July 2007Ancient stupa remains [5]
Sugathagnana Meditation Centre Metiyagane Narammala 27 July 2001 [4]
Sunandarama Purana ViharaNo. 1584 Talammehera Pannala 24 July 2009The Tampita Image House (Image House built on stone piles) [25]
Swarnabimbarama Purana Vihara No. 376, Kanoyaya Kahatavilagedera Panduwasnuwara East24 July 2009The Tampita image house (Image house built on stone piles) Thjeva Mandapaya and the wall [7]
Tampitagoda Vihara Galgamuwa South Alawwa 23 February 2007Tampita Vihara [6]
Thambugala Tempita Vihara Thorayaya Kurunegala 1 November 1996Tempita Vihara and paintings [11]
Thambugala Tampita Vihara Hogawa, TorayayaNo. 726 Hegawa Mallawapitiya 24 July 2009The Tampita (built on stone piles) Image house [25]
Thammanawa Cave Temple No. 29-Thammanawa Giribawa 6 June 2008The two cave vihares, ruined dagoba and drip ledged caves with inscriptions [21]
Thilakarathnarama Raja Maha Vihara Muthugala Narammala 27 July 2001Ancient Buddha shrine [4]
Thimbiripokuna PalamgalaNo. 13-Thimbiripokuna Giribawa 6 June 2008The ancient stone bridge [21]
Thimbiripokuna pansal godellaNo. 13-Thimbiripokuna Giribawa 6 June 2008The two ancient buildings and ancient dagoba with stone pillars [21]
Thiththawella Udamaluwa Vihara Thiththawella Kurunegala 7 December 2001The Buddha shrine [2]
Thiththawella Udamaluwa Vihara Thiththawella Kurunegala 8 July 2005The Stupa and old rampart wall [3]
Tomb of Vijaya Tomb of Vijaya.jpg Medagama KandaKandemedagama Panduwasnuwara 6 July 2007 [13]
Udawela Aranya Senasana Meewewa Narammala 27 July 2001Drip ledged caves and paintings [4]
Udubadagama Vihara No. 464, Malagamuwa Kurunegala 21 October 2010The Tampita Vihara [12]
Viharegama ancient Buddhist saṁghārāmaya (Monastery)Viharegama Narammala 27 July 2001The ancient Buddhist shrine and drip ledged caves [4]
Viharegama Raja Maha Vihara Viharegama Narammala 30 August 1974The Stupa [44]
Vijayasundararama Raja Maha Vihara Dambadeniya Narammala 9 March 1962Ancient Buddhist shrine [45]
Vijayawardhanarama Vihara Meewewa Narammala 27 July 2001The drip ledged cave [4]
Vijayawardanarama Vihara Dahanekgama Narammala 23 January 2009The three drip ledged rock caves [20]
Vilbawa Raja Maha Vihara VilbawaNo. 822, Vilbawa Kurunegala 27 July 2001The Stupa, image house with paintings [4]
Vilbawa Raja Maha Vihara VilbawaNo. 822, Vilbawa Kurunegala 22 November 2002The drip ledged cave with rock inscription, Stupa mound and cave temple [22]
Vilbawa Raja Maha Vihara VilbawaNo. 822, Vilbawa Kurunegala 21 October 2010The drip-ledged cave with Brahmi Rock Inscription [12]
Vilgamuwa Purana Vihara Vilgamuwa Alawwa 23 February 2007Column base and the rock surface in the premises [6]
Vilgamvehera Purana Vihara Pahala Ogodapola Rideegama 6 July 2007Chethiya mound, Stone pillars, inscription and steps carved in the rock [5]
Vilgamvehera Purana Vihara PadeniyaNo.586, Mahawela Rideegama 6 July 2007Inscription, ancient dagebo and archaeological remains of in the vicinity belonging to Vilgam vehera ancient vihara [5]
Vishnu Devala, GonnaweGonnawePanawa Bamunakotuwa 8 April 2009Devale Premises and its ancient buildings and other archaeological remains situated within the limits [40]
Vishnu Devalaya, JanthureJanthureNo.571 Janthure Ibbagamuwa 8 April 2009The Janthure Sri Vishnu Devale premises and its ancient buildings and other archaeological remains situated within the limits [40]
Vishnu Devalaya, KandhawalaPallekandhawelaNo. 504 Kandhawela Ibbagamuwa 8 April 2009The Kandhawala Sri Vishnu Devale premises and its ancient buildings and other archaeological remains [40]
Vishnu Devalaya, KirindhigalleKirindhigalleNo.1170 Krindhigalle Ibbagamuwa 8 April 2009The Kirindhigalle historical Sri Vishnu Devale premises and its ancient buildings and other Archaeological remains situated within the limits [40]
Wadakahagala Purana Vihara No. 166, Konwewa Mahawa 6 July 2007Ancient image house [5]
We Bemma1053 Narammala 22 November 2002Extend from Mr, Jamba's land to Kajulanda land [22]
Weda Nivasa houseGalatharayaGalatharaya Alawwa 23 February 2007Ancient house known as “Weda Nivasa” belonging to Mr. L. A. Kirimudiyanse Vedamathmaya [6]
Wedasagiri Aranya Senasanaya SangappalayaSangappalaya Giribawa 24 July 2009The Cave Temple (Len Viharaya) and all drip-ledged caves [7]
Weheragala Vihara GalkandaMunigirigama Panduwasnuwara 6 July 2007Ancient Dagaboa mound, two ancient buildings and the pond [13]
Wellagala Len Vihara Wellagala Wariyapola 11 October 1974Cave temple and paintings [26]
Weragala Purana Vihara Weragala Giribawa 23 January 2009The drip ledged rock caves and the drip ledged rock cave Vihara with inscriptions [20]
Weragala Raja Maha Vihara Kanduruwewa Ehetuwewa 6 June 2008The ruined dagoba, Buddha shrine [16]
Weragoda Purana Vihara WeragodaGanegoda Rideegama 6 July 2007Chethiya mound and stone pillars [5]
Yahangala ruinsHettipola Mawathagama 22 November 2002 [22]
Yakgirilen Purana Vihara SeruwewaNo. 767-Seruwewa Kurunegala 6 June 2008The drip ledged cave with inscriptions, drip ledged cave Vihara with inscriptions [21]
Yakgirilen Purana Vihara SeruwewaNo. 767-Seruwewa Kurunegala 24 July 2009The Cave Temple (Len Vihara) and the two drip-ledged caves [7]
Yapahuwa Raja Maha Vihara Yapahuwa temple 2 cdm.jpg Yapahuwa Mahawa 24 May 1963The Cave temple and paintings [46]
Yataththawela Bodhiwansarama Purana Vihara No. 532 Yataththawela Pannala 24 July 2009The Tampita Image House (Image House built on stone piles) and Hewisi Mandapaya [25]
Yogamuvakanda ruinsMeddelanda Polgahawela 24 July 2009The rock inscription, the drains carved on the original Rock and the flight of steps No. 935 Maligatenna at Balumgalo to the east of Yogamuvakanda [9]

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  16. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Gazette 1553 & 6 June 2008, p. 531.
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  21. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Gazette 1553 & 6 June 2008, p. 532.
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