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Tradouw PassThomas Charles John BAIN: Engineer
Barrydale district, Western Cape
|Client:||South African Roads||Type:||Mountain Pass|
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33°59'07.40" S 20°43'09.51" E
Built at the request of the Barry's for transporting their goods between Port Beaufort and Barrydale and beyond. Constructed with convict labour, initially 300 of them transferred from the newly completed Robinson Pass, but later with a reduced number. The ruins of their accommodation still lie at the base of the pass.
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Writings about this entry
|Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pg 82-85|
|Howard, Leslie & Phillips, Keith. 2004. Overberg tapestry. Helderberg: Keith Phillips Images. pg 17, 54, 68, 119|
|Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1974. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 10 Sle-Tun. Cape Town: Nasou. pg 560|
|Ross, Graham. 2002. The romance of Cape mountain passes. Cape Town: David Philip. pg 38-43|
|Storrar, Patricia. 1984. A colossus of roads. Cape Town: Murray & Roberts / Concor. pg 18, 38, 56-57, 71, 74, 75, 76, 77|