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Arkleton
Pretoria, Gauteng

John MUNRO: Contractor

Date:1912
Type:Homestead
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
-25.7466306,28.2227722
25°44'47.87" S 28°13'21.98" E Alt: 1366m

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The house was built by John MUNRO for himself.

Wording on the Blue Heritage Plaque:

BUILT IN 1912 BY JOHN MUNRO,
THE BUILDER WHO BUILT THE
PALACE OF JUSTICE,
CHURCH SQUARE.
IT IS THE FIRST PRIVATE
DWELLING IN PRETORIA
TO HAVE AN ELEVATOR.

TSHWANE BUILDING HERITAGE ASSOCIATION
TSHWANE GEBOUE-ERFENIS VERENIGING

Currently (2015) the Indian Embassy.

2016: Some alterations being done to the house and changes to the boundary wall.