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Grey Hospital
Qonce (King William's Town), Eastern Cape

George (Captain) PILKINGTON: Architect

Date:1859
Type:Hospital
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
32°52'45.18" S 27°23'43.10" E Alt: 412m

'Grey Hospital was built in 1859, and bearing in mind the possible need for conversion into a fortress, the quadrangles were so constructed that they could be used for water tanks.'

(Picton-Seymour 1977:225)


Writings about this entry

Dersley, GH . 1893. Views of King William's Town. King William's Town: GH Dersley. pg [Plate 27]
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 225
Musiker, R & N GREY, Sir George: in Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1972. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 5 For-Hun: pp 345