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Rhenish Church
Wuppertal, Western Cape

Type:Rhenish Church


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32°16'37.81" S 19°12'51.29" E Alt: 494m

The Rhenish Church was inaugurated in 1835, a rectangular stone and clay building under a thatched roof. It was later enlarged and give the shape of a Latin cross by the addition of transepts at its pulpit end, and a consistory behind it, all matching the original work. It is unknown when the alterations took place but it is unlikely to be after 1850. (Fransen 2004:363)

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

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 363-364
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 79