The archaeological and historical heritage of Keppetipola Walauwa

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Keppetipola Walauwa

Walauwa Location: Keppetipola

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History of Walauwa  

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Architectural of Walauwa  

Details about Walauwa :athale Hulangamuwa Maha Walawwa where Monarawila Keppetipola Disawe spent the latter part of his life, will be renovated while preserving its traditional and historical values.

Constructions, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa made an inspection tour to the Hulangamuwa Maha Walawwa recently. He will discuss the matter with National Heritage Minister Dr. Jagath Jayasuriya, Ministry sources said.

Monarawila Disawe was the leader of the 1818 Uwa-Wellassa rebellion against the British administration. He was captured and decapitated by the Britishers on the charge of being disloyal and launching an insurrection against the administration.

The walawwa is a two storeyed building. The upstairs was made up of wood covered with Sinhala tiles . It comprises 14 spacious rooms.

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