North elevation
Photographer: William Martinson




Signboard at entrance
Photographer: William Martinson




Cast iron Entrance gates with later palisade fence and gates behind
Photographer: William Martinson




Decorative plastered entrance porch framing front door
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of bay window over front entrance porch
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of west gable on north facade
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of gable capping
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of gable capping
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of decorative plaster quoining
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of decorative plaster strap work panel on front facade
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of decorative plaster panel on front facade - shape distorted by the camera position
Photographer: William Martinson




Decorative strap work plaster panel above window
Photographer: William Martinson




Verandah on east side
Photographer: William Martinson




Verandah on north side
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of cast iron balustrade
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of ogee gutter and verandah brackets
Photographer: William Martinson




Panel of encaustic tiles to Ground Floor verandah
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of light fitting over entrance door
Photographer: William Martinson




Pair of ornate brass door knockers
Photographer: William Martinson




Brass bell push at front door
Photographer: William Martinson




North elevation of conservatory
Photographer: William Martinson




Chimney stack with three defined flues
Photographer: William Martinson




Single chimney stack
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of sheet metal cyclonic roof ventilator
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of substantial chimney stack
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of louvred roof ventilator
Photographer: William Martinson




Detail of sheet metal cyclonic roof ventilator on thatched outbuilding
Photographer: William Martinson




Stables - View of stable block from northwest
Photographer: William Martinson




Stables - Detail of arched and bracketed canopy
Photographer: William Martinson




Stables - Detail of bracketed verandah
Photographer: William Martinson




Stables - Gable capping detail
Photographer: William Martinson




Stables - Detail of roll edge flashing
Photographer: William Martinson




Stables - Detail of cupola with louvred ventilators
Photographer: William Martinson




Stables - Detail of weathervane and sheet metal cladding to 'dome' of cupola
Photographer: William Martinson




25c Stamp - 1982 07 15 from Fourth Definitive Series First Day Cover

Caption with stamp:
25c Melrose House, Pretoria George Heys had this stylish residence erected in 1886, and named it after Melrose Abbey in Scotland. The Treaty of Vereeniging was signed in the house on 31 May 1902. Drawing by AH Barrett

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Drawing 88 of 365 by Shaun Gaylard

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