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Deutsche Afrika Bank Building - Now Nedbank
Lüderitz, Namibia

A BAUSE: Contractor

Date:1907
Type:Bank
Status:Extant
Street:Bismarck Street

 


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Coordinates:
26°38'48.26" S 15°09'13.12" E Alt: 10m

The first bank to be built in Luderitz. Built in 1907 in German colonial style. Today, the building houses NEDBANK.

Proclaimed a National Monument on 7 Feb. 1980 by the National Monuments Council of South Africa.

Transcription of Heritage Plaque:

THE DEUTSCHE AFRIKA BANK BUILDING
THIS BUILDING IN THE GERMAN COLONIAL STYLE WAS BUILT IN l907 BY THE CONTRACTOR
A. BAUSE. IT IS THE FIRST BANK BUILDING ERECTED IN LUDERITZ.
National Monuments Council
1980

Submitted by Dorothy Adendorff - October 2014

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

Vogt, Andreas. 2004. National Monuments in Namibia : An inventory of proclaimed national monuments in the Republic of Namibia. Windhoek: Macmillan Education Namibia Publishers. pg 190-191