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ZAR Road Bridge over the Apies River, Jacob Maré Street Bridge
Sunnyside, Pretoria, Gauteng

DEPARTEMENT PUBLIEKE WERKEN - ZUID-AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK: Architect
Sytze Wopkes WIERDA: Design Architect
Sytze Wopkes WIERDA: Project Architect
John Johnston KIRKNESS: Contractor
Date:1888-1900
Client:City of Pretoria
Type:Bridge
Style:Wilhelmiens
Status:Demolished

Built as part of an identical structure for the Arcadia Bridge, being constructed of locally quarried stone sub-structure with central pier, having a steel super-structure each spanning 6m and 3m wide. The Bridge was replaced by the British during their occupation of Pretoria in the Anglo-Boer War in 1900-1902.

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

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J & Fisher, Roger C. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pg 92
Erasmus, Koos and Friebus, Hein. 2008. Vergete padbrûe van die ZAR : 'n oorsig van die padbrûe wat gebou en beplan is tydens die regering van die Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek. Centurion: Koos Erasmus and Hein Friebus: . pg 31-32