Wellington Lodge

Facing government houses which its distinguished tenants must have seen a building across the road this is a rather plain double story structures whose architecture is apparently derived  from the builders of East-India company rather than any contemporary of traditional school or styles of special architecture though build to house important personages (Col. wellesley after wards duke of Wellington lived in it for 2 years from 1799 to 1801 when in political charge of Mysore.  It was the first headquarters of the first commissioners in Mysore after restoration of the gaddi to stop gap abode till government house was ready for occupation terraced structure with rectangular openings the building is almost totally devoid of any embellishment the only touches proclaiming its archeological status being its size and the two wings of its east sides approach.