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Monuments of Adilabad
|S.No||Name of the Monument||Village||Mandal||Period|
|1||Siva Temple||Asifabad||Asifabad||16th —17th CE|
A Shiva Temple locally known as Parvathi Sametha Baleswaraswamy worshipped by the locals. It is located on an elevated area facing east, on the bank of a stream near the outskirts of Asifabad. Located to one side of this temple, there is a small shrine for Lord Hanuman.
|2||Siva Temple||wankidi||wankidi||l3th-14th Century CE|
A triple shrine Temple complex facing east is located on the right bank of the Wankidi River in Wankidi village.
|3||Vaishnavite Temple||Gangapur||Asifabad||15th CE|
This is a cave Temple with the carved idols of Vishnu and Vaishnavite dwarapalakas holding sanka, chakra, gadha and padma in their four hands, in addition to Alwars, Surya, Hanuman etc. which are worshipped by devotees according to Hindu traditions.
|4||Neolithic Implements||Pareshwar||Asifabad||25th C.B.C|
|5||Wood Fossils||Asifabad||Asifabad||30th C.B.C|
|6||Hindu Temple (Lakshmi Narayana Temple)||Jainath||Jainath||12th CE|
Hindu temple (Lakshmi Narayana Temple)
There is a stone inscription in the temple written in Sanskrit language in Devanagari script. It begins with an obeisance to the sun god- namah Suryaya. It records the military achievements of king Jagaddeva son of Udayaditya of Paramara family. It also records foundation of an agrahara and erection of a temple of Nimvaditya by Padmavathi wife of Lolarka. According to Kolanupaka inscriptions Jagaddeva ruled Kollipaka province for a short period (1104 - 1108 CE) as a subordinate of Chalukya king Tribhuvanamalla of Kalyana.
There is a Shiva temple in the village consisting of a garbhagriha and antarala with pillared mandapa. Nandi is placed in the centre of the mandapa facing the Shivalinga.
|9||Cairns & Menhir||Gudihatnur||Boath||10th C.B.C.|
|10||Stone Circle||Guraj||Boath||10th – 9th C.B.C|
|11||Neolithic Implements||PocheraWater Falls||Boath||25th C.B.C|
|12||Neolithic Implements||Dho-ur||Boath||25th C.B.C|
|13||Neolithic Implements||Islapur||Boath||25th C.B.0|
|14||Neolithic Implements||Kuntala||Neredigonda||25th C.B.C|
|15||Papahareswara Temple||Kadli||Bazarhatnoor||17th CE|
Papahareswar Temple, dedicated to Lord Papahareswar swamy i.e., Siva is located in beautiful surroundings. The temple consists of garbhagriha and antarala with pillared mandapa. Beautiful sculptures such as Vishnu in the form of Varahamurthy carrying Bhudevi, and Saivite dwarapalas carrying khatvanga, naga etc. in their hands are seen in the Temple complex, dating back to Chalukya period (10th -11th Century CE).
|16||Fortifications||Lakshettipet||Lakshettipet||13th -14th C.A.D|
|17||Neolithic Implements||Pangir||Bhainsa||25th C.B.C|
|18||Gopaliji's Temple & Other Temple, Inscriptions on the Tank Bund.||Bhainsa||Bhainsa||18thCentury CE|
The Temple located in Bhainsa village, consists of garbhagriha, antarala and pillared mandapa that adorn the various directions of the Temple. The central four pillars show some of the best sculptural representations. Shaivite dwarapalas (carrying damaru, trisula, gada etc. in their hands) are carved here on antarala doorjambs and dwarapala sculptures at the entrance of the Temple. Due to this evidence, it was once considered to be a Shaiva Temple, but there was no presence of Shivalinga in the garbhagriha. Presently it is known as Gopalji Temple/Gopalkrishna mandir since the Temple now has a Krishna idol which is kept here in the garbhagriha and worshipped by the local people.
|19||Idgah & Muslim Daraghas||Bhainsa||Bhainsa||1702 C.A.D.|
|20||Gnana Saraswathi Temple||Basara||Mudhole||13th - 14th C.A.D|
Gnana Saraswathi Temple
|21||Stone Circle||Sirla Degaon||Bhainsa||10th - 9th C.B.0|
There are 4 forts within a radius of 15 kms. from Nirmal town. Three small forts are situated nearby Nirmal town while the fourth fort which is a bigger one, is about 10 km away from the town. Originally these were reportedly constructed to check the entry of enemy armies from Maharashtra during 17th and 18th Century AD by the Asaf Jahis of Hyderabad and local Chieftains.
|23||Fort||Sonagadh||Nirmal||17th - 18th C.A.D|
|24||Neolithic Implements||Sonagadh||Nirmal||25th C.B.C|
|25||Stone Circle||Sonagadh||Nirmal||10th - 9th C.B.C|
|26||Mahadev Temple||Nirmal||Nirmal||13th C.A.D|
|27||Jami Masjid (Late Qutubshahi Style)||Nirmal||Nirmal||17th C.A.D|
|29||Saradmahal||Nirmal||Nirmal||17th - 18th C.A.D|
|30||Neolithic Implements||Narsapur||Ichoda||25tth C.B.C|
|31||Neolithic Implements||Khanapur||Khanapur||25th C.B.C|
|32||Fossils||Sirpur||Sirpur (Kagajnagar)||30th C.B.C|
|33||Siva Temple||Utnur||Utnur||16th -17th CE|
Hemadpanti temple and koneru are archaeological sites located in Utnur village. The Temple complex consists of Shiva, Rama and Sai Baba temples. There is a beautiful rectangular step well (Koneru) in the temple complex.
|34||Fort & Idgah||Utnur||Utnur||17thCE|
Fort and Idgah
This is a late Qutb Shahi style historic structure with fortification walls and ldgah (a place of worship), located in the north-western outskirts of Utnur in Adilabad district.
|35||Gandhari Kota||Timmapur||Mandamarri||9th17th Century CE|
Gandharikota situated in the reserve forest about 4 kms. interior of Manchirial - Bellampally road , from the point at which the Zillaparishad road to Bokkalagutta starts. The fort was constructed connecting the four peaks of hillocks locally known as Gandharigutta situated in between Jalagutta and Oragutta. These hillocks are situated about 3kms. south west of Bokkalagutta hamlet. Even today there is relatively thick forest around the hillocks indicating that the fort to be a Vanagiridurga( Hill fort situated amidst forest area) during its heyday.
|36||Ancient Mound with two pairs of Carved Feet||Bhainsa||Bhainsa||3rd C.A.D|
|37||Mahadev Temple||Sadalpur||Bela||11th - 12th CE|
The Mahadev temple consists of garbhagriha and antarala with pillared mandapa. The sikhara which forms the main backdrop for the temple is built in Nagara style, surmounted with amalaka.