In front of the sculpture there is a bo tree. “People who live in Walli gama come to this place and light oil lamps every evening. Part of the statue (a cheek) was damaged because the foreign engineers tried to blast this rock to use the metal for relaying a road nearly in 1800” said an officer at the Archaeological Department, W.A. Dharmasena.
“A grave side is on the left of the entrance which has the name of Thoumous Dgauder and it indicates he was born on 25th August in 1825 and died 10th August in 1907. “He was one of the English engineers who came to this area to build roads during that decade.