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Town Hall
Brakpan, Gauteng

Vivian Sydney REES-POOLE: Architect

Date:1923
Type:Town Hall
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
26°14'13.40" S 28°21'57.53" E Alt: 1628m

(SAB Sep 1923:94, 97; SAB Sep 1924:35)

Cumming-George 1933

BUILT on sloping site, facing north, and overlooks Hosking Park and gold mines in the distance.

Foundations: Cream-coloured Free stone; granite steps.
Walling: Hard local bricks plastered. Joinery of teak.
Floors: Reinforced concrete throughout. Steel windows throughout.
Roof: Reinforced concrete; flats covered with asphalte.
Pavings: Tiles and slate.

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

Cumming-George, L. 1933. Architecture in South Africa - Volume One. Cape Town: The Speciality Press of S.A. Ltd.. pg 81
Macmillan, Allister. 1933. Environs of the Golden City and Pretoria. Cape Town: Cape Times. pg 156 ill
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 83