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Post Office
George, Western Cape

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT: Architect
Ivan MITFORD-BARBERTON: Artist

Date:1948
Type:Post Office
Style:Cape Dutch Revival
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°57'36.12" S 22°27'18.45" E Alt: 236m

Very likely designed by the PWD, possibly an earlier design only built after World War II.

Transcription of The George Heritage Trust plaque:

GEORGE
POST OFFICE


COMPLETED 1948 IN NEO-CAPE DUTCH
STYLE WITH EXAMPLES OF CLASSICAL
GABLES, WINDOWS, GUTTERS,
ARTISTIC FANLIGHTS AND CARVINGS ARE BY
SCULPTOR IVAN MITFORD-BARBERTON

THE GEORGE HERITAGE TRUST