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St John's Church
Victoria West, Northern Cape

Sophia Wharton Myddleton (Sophy) GRAY: Architect

Date:1874
Type:Church
Status:Extant
Street:54 Church Street


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31°24'13.46" S 23°06'45.38" E Alt: 1279m
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Foundation Stone was laid on 27 December 1869, Completed in 1874 and consecrated on 13 May 1875.

Information supplied by Lu-Gerda de Klerk.

(Radford:1979 says this church is also attributed to W BUTTERFIELD).

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

Martin, Desmond. 2005. The Bishop's churches. Cape Town: Struik. pg 84-85
Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2012. A Platteland Pilgrimage : 102 country churches of South Africa . South Africa: Booktown Richmond Press. pg 12
Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2010. 101 Country Churches of South Africa. South Africa: Booktown Richmond Press. pg 72
Radford, D. 1979. The architecture of the Western Cape, 1838 1901. A study of the impact of Victorian aesthetics and technology on South African architecture. Johannesburg: Unpublished Ph.D thesis. Dept of Arch. University of the Witwatersrand. pg 207