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Town Hall
Beaufort West, Western Cape

James BISSET: Architect

Date:1865
Type:Town Hall
Status:Extant


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32°21'01.80" S 22°34'58.88" E Alt: 853m
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This was the first Town Hall erected in South Africa. Now - 2015 - Museum.


Writings about this entry

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 549
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 89
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 68