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Grosvenor House
Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Date:1790
Type:Homestead
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°56'14.13" S 18°51'49.97" E Alt: 120m

(S v d Stel Bul 11 Oct 1965)

'The finest house in Stellenbosch' according to Fransen 2004:187. It is the only double-storey 'H' plan house in Stellenbosch.

It has had several restorations. There a were plans for a proposed restoration by LA ELSWORTH, whether these were carried out is unknown.

Provincial Heritage Site.

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.


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 187
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 62-63
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 145