|WAT TALUM PU
|Text & photographs by Tricky Vandenberg - July 2009
Updated January 2014, August 2015
|Wat Talum Pu was located off the city island in the southern area of Ayutthaya in
Samphao Lom sub-district. In situ is a brick mound.
Wat Talum Pu was situated southeast of Wat Wihan Khian and east of Wat Phra Non.
There were no traces of any brickwork, although fragments of broken Buddha images
still can be found. It is a quite large site, with broken bricks embedded in the soil over a
Its historical background and period of construction are unknown.
The monastery is not mentioned on Phraya Boran Ratchathanin's map drafted in 1926,
neither on any Fine Arts Department maps and the site's identification cannot be
confirmed at present.
Wat Talum Pu was located in geographical coordinates: 14° 20' 28.49" N, 100° 34'
|(Site view of the defunct Wat Talum Pu)
|(Buddha image fragments in situ)
|(Scattered broken bricks in situ)