WAT KHOK SUNG (วัดโคกสูง)
Site view of Wat Khok Sung
Text, maps & photographs by Tricky Vandenberg - May 2009
Updated January 2014
Remnants in situ
Site view of Wat Khok Sung
Detail of Phraya Boran Rachathanin's map - Anno 1926
Detail of a 2007 Fine Arts Department GIS map
Wat Khok Sung or the "Monastery of the High Mound" was situated off the city island
in the southern area of Ayutthaya in Samphao Lom sub-district. The site can be found
along road No 3469.

In situ is a high brick mound covered in vegetation. Wat Khok Sung stood east of
Wat
Thong and north of Wat Vihan Khian. The monastery was about 200 meters off the east
bank of
Khlong Khu Cham.

Its historical background and period of construction are unknown.

The site is mentioned on
Phraya Boran Rachathanin's map of 1926 and found on all Fine
Arts Department maps. Wat Khok Sung is located in Geo Coord: 14° 20' 33.28" N,
100° 33' 57.13" E.
(Site view of Wat Khok Sung)
(Site view of Wat Khok Sung)
(Remnants in situ)
(Detail of Phraya Boran Rachathanin's map - Anno
1926)