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12 miles 20 miles 6iva 9 miles Angadipuram bearing an inscription built Canarese characters Chola king Conjeeveram copper-plate grant Cuddapah dated S.S. deserted temple Deva Devar District Manual dolmens gifts of lands gopura hamlet Harpanahalli hill illegible inscription dated Jain Jaina Krishnadeva Raya Kumbakonam Kurumbars Madras Madras Journal Maisur mandapam Mangalore menhirs miles east miles east-north-east miles north miles north-east miles north-north-east miles south miles south-south-west miles south-west miles west miles west-north-west Mussulmans Nayakka north by west north-west number of inscriptions old Siva temple old temple old Vishnu temple Ootacamund Pallavas Pandiyan pillar possession prakara private grant private person Railway Station Raja Raja Ramnad Raya of Vijayanagar Rayadrug recording a grant reign of Tribhuvana rock ruined temple sculptured shrine slab south-east Srivaikuntam stone bearing TALUK Tamil Tanjore tank Telugu temple of Anjaneya temple of Vishnu temple with inscriptions town Udaiyar Undated Uttankarai Vellore Vijayanagar village Vira Walajapet wall west by north
Page 117 - ... called Tarputry, about one hundred miles a little east of south from the capital. There are two temples there : the one now in use, dedicated to Vishnu, is the elder, and in so far as whitewash and paint will allow one to judge, ranges with the works of the earliest kings of the Vijayanagar dynasty ; but the wonders of the place are two gopuras belonging to a now deserted temple on the banks of the river, about a quarter of a mile from the others.
Page 300 - If it were proposed to select one temple which should exhibit all the beauties of the Dravidian style in their greatest perfection, and at the same time exemplify all its characteristic defects of design, the choice would almost inevitably fall on that at Ramisseram, in the island of Paumben (Woodcut No.
Page 117 - In this instance, however, the whole of the perpendicular part is covered with the most elaborate sculpture, cut with exquisite sharpness and precision, in a fine close-grained hornblende (?) stone, and produces an effect richer, and on the whole perhaps in better taste, than anything else in this style (Woodcuts Nos.
Page 156 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...
Page 213 - The oldest thing now existing here is a little shrine in the small enclosure with a little porch of two pillars about 6 ft. high, but resting on a stylobate ornamented with dancing figures, more graceful and more elegantly executed than any other of their class, so far as I know, in S. India. At the sides are wheels and horses, the whole being intended to represent a car, as is frequently the case in these temples. Whitewash and modern alterations have sadly disfigured this gem, but enough remains...
Page 300 - None of our cathedrals are more than 500 feet, and even the nave of St. Peter's is only 600 feet from the door to the apse. Here the side corridors are 700 feet long, and open into transverse galleries as rich in detail as themselves. These, with the varied devices and modes of lighting, produce an effect that is not equalled certainly anywhere in India.
Page 311 - Though neither among the Largest nor the most splendid temples of southern India, that at Tinnevelly will serve to give a good general n'r tli? Royal Ail.il'c Soclctv.) idea of the arrangement of these edifices, and has the advantage of having been built on one plan, and at one time, without subsequent alteration or change.
Page 277 - The one great exception to this rule is to be found at Tanjore. The great Pagoda there was commenced on a well-defined and stately plan, which was persevered in till its completion.