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City Hall
Bloemfontein, Free State

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George Esselmont Gordon LEITH: Architect

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Date:1933 - 1935
Type:Town Hall
Status:Extant


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29°06'51.24" S 26°13'00.37" E Alt: 1390m
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2017 06 21 Tragedy!: The building was set alight late in the afternoon of Wednesday 21 June by disgruntled council workers. Damage not yet assessed.

(NM) (SAAR Dec 1930:112-121; AB&E Nov 1933: 8; SAB Apr 1934:23; UWA:B17) Foundation stone 1934

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

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 84-85
Keath, Michael. The Baker School: A Continuing Tradition 1902-1940: in Fisher, RC, Le Roux, SW and Maré, E (Eds). 1998. Architecture of the Transvaal: pp 82

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