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Diocesan College, War Memorial Chapel
Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape

WALGATE and ELSWORTH: Architect
Charles Percival WALGATE: Design Architect
Joseph RUBBI: Contractor

Date:1926
Type:Church
Status:Extant

The chapel commemorates the 110 Old Diocesan boys who died in the First World War. BAKER described it as 'A masterpiece'. (Walker 2012:110)

(AB&E Aug 1925:15; AB&E Nov 1926:10, 11 ill; FRIBA nom papers 1945)

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.


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Walker, Michael. 2012. Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The. St James: Michael Walker. pg 110