Lahore Saleh Kamboh Tomb


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The much contested  Muhammad Saleh Kamboh's Tomb lies in the compound of St. Andrew's Church on Empress Road.  According to Latif, the St. Andrew's Church was constructed over the grave of Muhammad Saleh Kamboh, the court chronicler of Emperor Shah Jahan and his brother Inayatullah.

Muhammad Saleh Kamboh's Tomb, originally faced with red sandstone, suffered much damage during the Sikh Period when the domed  section was utilized as a powder magazine. After British annexation, the structure served as a residence of an 'English gentleman' and became known as Seymour Sahib Ki Kothi—the domed portion  being used as a carriage house. However, when the structure was converted into a church, side rooms were added, and it became known as St. Andrew's Railway Church.

According to Kanhaiya Lal, the octagonal tomb was constructed by Muhammad Saleh Kamboh over the grave of his brother Sheikh Inayatullah upon  his death in 1075 AH.  Three years later, when Muhammad Saleh died, he was also buried alongside his brother.

The sarcophagi were made of red sandstone, which like many others, were removed during Ranjit  Singh's reign.  There were turrents with cupolas on four sides, however; only one survives today. The stairs to the roof were in the south corner of the  edifice.

Presently, it is used as the principal's  office for the school located in the church compound. The church authorities are adamant that it has been a part of the  church for over a century and was never associated with anybody's tomb, however; the building clearly presents itself in the style of a Mughal tomb,  corroborating with the accounts of historians Kanhaiya Lal and Latif

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