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General Post Office
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Henry [Harry] Sidon GREAVES: Design Architect
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the CAPE COLONY: Architect

Date:1900
Type:Post Office
Status:Extant
Street:Fleming Street


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33°57'45.95" S 25°37'26.98" E Alt: 10m
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Designed in 1897 it was opened to the public on 25 June 1900 but was only fully completed in 1902.

Richardson (2001:38) ascribes the building to HS GREAVES but in the biography of AG HOWARD it states that he did the drawings, which in those days usually meant he designed them.


Writings about this entry

Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 189
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 104
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 38