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Parsonage - First
Pacaltsdorp, Western Cape

Date:1835
Type:Parsonage
Status:Extant

Formally used as a school. It is a T-shaped with its front block (two rooms deep) raised to two storeys in 1882. It has a balcony in front while the tail remains single-storeyed with a pitched roof. (Fransen 2004:486)

The Parsonage was built by the Rev Atkinson and was used by him until his death in 1882. The building is now [2016] a Guest House known as "Atkinson Manor Guesthouse". (Gerald Humphrey 2016)


Writings about this entry

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 486
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 132