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North-east view of Golladanamandapam, Chennakesavasvami Temple, Sompalle, Madanapalle taluk, Cuddapah district

Photograph of the Golladanamandapam in the
Chennakesavasvami Temple at Somapalem, Cuddapah district, taken by
a photographer of the Archaeological Survey of India around
1900-01. This Hindu temple was built in the 16th century during the
Vijayanagara period. In front of the unfinished pyramidal tower of
the gateway stands a monolithic lamp-column 18 metres high. Its
shaft is carved with scrollwork…