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OWEN EATON and MERRIFIELD

Established: 1934
Ended: 1949

Architect


The partnership between Francis Owen EATON and Charles Henry Norman MERRIFIELD in Port Elizabeth from 1934 until 1949. Merrifield came to Port Elizabeth in about 1934, joining Owen Eaton in April 1934. The partners were responsible for the design of the Algoa Bay Hotel (SA Archt Feb 1940:415), Abbotsford in Mill Park (SA Archt May 1940:57) and some bachelor flats The Cloisters (SA Archt Dec 1940:327) and a number of other works.

(FRIBA nom papers - OE; ISAA mem list - OE; SAB Apr 1934:23; SAB Apr 1934:23)

Submitted and entry for the Competition for the new Prime Minister's Residence - unplaced.

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

List of projects

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Aegis Insurance and Trust Co Building, proposed: 1934. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Algoa House Hotel: 1935. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Anglican Church: 1936. Port Alfred, Eastern Cape - Architect
Armourplate Safety Glass Factory: 1939. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Cadbury-Fry (SA) factory: 1937. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Church Hall, South End: 1939. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Cloisters, The: c1940. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Colonial Mutual Life Building - Pleinhuis: 1934. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Project Architect
Dawson Court: 1937. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Eastern Province Rugby Union, pavilion, St George's Pk: 1937. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Flats EB Pagden: 1935. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Flats for Dr Leith: 1935. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Flats for Mr Harvey: 1934. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Flats, Robertson Rd, North End: 1935. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Frielinghaus Gate, St George's Park: 1938. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
House L Harling: 1939. Walmer, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
House Oosthuizen - 'Abbotsford': n.d.. Mill Park, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Murray Mansions: 1934. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Newton Primary School: 1930 : 1935. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect 1935
Primary School: 1937. Langholm, Eastern Cape - Architect
Private Hotel for L Pryor: 1937. Humewood, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Pro Ecclesial: 1936. Kariega (Uitenhage), Eastern Cape - Architect
Railway Hotel, add for Ohlsson's Cape Breweries: 1939. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Seaman's Institute: 1897-1900 : 1936. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect 1936
Shops: 1935. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Shops, for B Stein: 1938. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Southern Life Association: 1938. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
St Nicholas Church: 1939. Port Alfred, Eastern Cape - Architect
St Saviour's Anglican Church: 1942. Walmer, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect
Town Hall: 1934. Somerset East, Eastern Cape - Architect
Tuberculosis Sanatorium: 1939. Komani (Queenstown), Eastern Cape - Architect
Warehouse for Stefrac: 1936. Kariega (Uitenhage), Eastern Cape - Architect
Whitehall Court: 1939. Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape - Architect

Books citing OWEN EATON and MERRIFIELD

McLachlan, Gavin. 1993. The Dream Houses of Mill Park. Port Elizabeth: Department of Architecture, University of Port Elizabeth. pp 24, 104