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Westminster Estate Buildings: Stables
Tweespruit district, Free State

BAKER, MASEY and SLOPER: Architect

Date:1904
Type:Stables
Status:Extant
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The weather vane of a flying fox on top of the clock tower is in honour of the Duke's horse 'Flying Fox' which won the Derby in 1899.

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


Writings about this entry

Greig, Doreen. 1970. Herbert Baker in South Africa. Cape Town: PURNELL. pg 145, 146 ill, 147
Keath, Michael. 1992. Herbert Baker: Architecture and Idealism 1892 - 1913: The South African Years. Gibraltar: Ashanti Pub. Ltd.. pg 106 ill
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 129