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Raadsaal - First
Bloemfontein, Free State

Type:Government Buildings


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29°07'13.41" S 26°12'59.83" E Alt: 1387m

In 1849, Major Henry Douglas Warden had built a small thatch-roofed government building which still remains in St George's Street and which served the [Boer] Republic as its First Raadsaal.

Writings about this entry

Hartdegen, Paddy. 1988. Our building heritage : an illustrated history. South Africa: Ryll's Pub. Co. on behalf of the National Development Fund for the Building Industry. pg 67
Nienaber, PJ , Smit, JD & Botes, SM. 1987. Vrystaatse Argitektuur - Historiese-argitektoniese ontwikkeling van die Vrystaatse boukuns. Pretoria: Stigting NALN. pg 25-26
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 126
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 171
Schoeman, Karel. 1980. Bloemfontein: die ontstaan van n stad. Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau. pg 24
Van Schoor, MCE. 1988. President Brand Street. Bloemfontein: Die Stad Bloemfontein. pg 9 & 12, 3 ill.