Monuments

A monument is a type of structure that was explicitly created to commemorate a person or important event, or which has become important to a social group as a
part of their remembrance of historic times or cultural heritage, or as an example of historic architecture. The term 'monument' is often applied to
buildings orstructures that are considered examples of important architectural and/or cultural heritage.

LIST OF CENTRAL PROTECTED MONUMENTS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF SUB CIRCLE, SARNATH


Sl. No.

Name of Monuments / Sites as notified

Locality

Taluk/ District

Sub-Circle

I

II

III

IV

V

1.

A banyan grove containing traces of ancient building

Amavey

Ballia

Sub-Circle Sarnath

2.

Very extensive Ancient site consisting of ruined fort

Bairant

Chandauli

do

3.

Long mound

do

do

do

4.

Large rectangular shaped mound

do

do

do

5.

Small conical mound of ruins called Devi-ka-Sthan

do

do

do

6.

Large mound of brick ruins

Dhanapur

do

do

7.

Old ruined Kot (fortress)

Hetimpur

do

do

8.

Khera or mound representing the ancient Sukalpura

Sukalpura

do

do

9.

Three sites with megaliths on the western and north eastern toes of the hill

Hathinia hill, five miles west of Chakia

do

do

10.

Enormous Mound known as Masaon-Dih

Aonrihar

Ghazipur

do

11.

Bridge of the Gangi river

Bhimapur

do

do

12.

Bhitari Gupta pillar with an inscription of Skanda Gupta standing in the ruined fort

Bhitari

do

do

13.

Entire ruined fort enclosure with projecting tower at the corners and numerous mounds.

Bhitari

do

do

14.

Remains of the Gupta period

Bhitari

do

do

15.

Mound of ruins with remains of temples and other buildings

Dildarnagar

do

do

16.

Dih or mound of ruins called Suiri-ka-Raj

Parmeth

do

do

17.

Lord Cornwallis tomb

Ghazipur

do

do

18.

Stone Lat or Pillar standing on the western end of a mound of brick ruins and the capital of the pillar lying on the ground closely

Latiya

do

do

19.

High Khera (mound)

Masaondi

do

do

20.

Mound of ruins

do

do

do

21.

Two statues representing Varah or the boar incarnation of Vishnu and Krishna with Gopies (under worship)

Saidpur

do

do

22.

Extensive brick building

Shaikhanpur

do

do

23.

Several caves in the precipitous sand stone cliff near the top of the hill

Adhesar

Mirzapur

do

24.

Ruined stone fort of Latifapur

Ahraura

do

do

25.

Ruins of a Shiva Temple

Ahugi

do

do

26.

Ruins of three small linga temple circa 1000 A.D.

Ahugi

do

do

27.

Mound known as SangramSahikiPahari

Bhadeshar

do

do

28.

Cave called Khoh containing two early Kutila inscriptions on the rock inside

Bhuili

do

do

29.

Inscribed pillar

Bilkhara

do

do

30.

British Cemetery

Chunar

do

do

31.

DurgaKhoh

do

do

do

32.

Iftekhar Khan’s Tomb

SarayanSikandarpur

do

do

33.

Inscribed Slab

Halliya

do

do

34.

British Cemetery

Mirzapur

do

do

35.

A Life sized female figure locally known as Sankata Devi (under worship)

Sheopur

do

do

36.

British Cemetery

Sultanpur

do

do

37.

Fragments of sculptures, one of which is a Krishna sthambha lying on the back of Ganga on a chabutara at the RamgayaGhat

Vindhyachal

do

do

38.

Kantit Fort totally encroached

do

do

do

39.

Kharasthi Devi, remains of a medieval temple (under worship)

do

do

do

40

Remains of a temple on an island in the bed of the river Ganga at RamgayaGhat including two inscribed stones

do

do

do

41.

Bhandari Devi kaPahar containing Asokan inscription

AhrauraKhas

do

do

42.

British Cemetery

Gopiganj

Sant Ravidas Nagar

do

43.

Pakka Masonry Fort

Vijaigarh

Sonbhadra

do

44.

Ancient Buddhist site known as Chaukhandi stupa

Ganj&Baraipur

Varanasi

do

45.

Ancient Buddhist site of Sarnath including Dhamekh stupa, stupa of jagatsingh, the monastery of major kittoe and all the monuments excavated by Mr. Oartal in 1904-05.

Baraipur, Khajuhi, Khajuhi
Ganj & Ghurahupur

do

do

46.

Cemetery

Chaitganj

do

do

47.

Remains of a fine massive brick fort

Chandrauti

do

do

48.

Closed cemetery

Rajghat

do

do

49.

Tomb of Lal Khan

do

do

do

50.

The whole area to the east of the Buddhist site explored by the Archaeological Department extending upto the limits of the tank/lake named Narokhar. Also the area coloured on which erection of buildings etc. is proposed to be restricted.

Sarnath

do

do

51.

Grave of European Officers

Shivala

do

do

52.

Ancient mound

Tilmapur

do

do

53.

Dharahra Masjid

Varanasi

do

do

54.

Lt. Col. Pogson’s tomb

do

do

do

55.

Mutiny monuments

do

do

do

56.

Observatory of Man Singh

do

do

do

57.

Pahladpur inscribed Lat(monolith pillar) now standing in the compound of the Sampurnanad Sanskrit University

do

do

do

58.

Tablet on the Treasury Building

do

do

do

59.

TeliaNala Buddhist ruins

do

do

do

60.

Victoria Memorial

do

do

do

61.

Two graves

old Artillery lines (Varanasi)

do

do