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House Col CL de Villiers
Waterkloof, Pretoria, Gauteng

Vivian Sydney REES-POOLE: Architect

Date:1930
Type:Homestead
Status:Unknown

(SAAR Dec 1930:130)

Cumming-George 1933

BUILT on hillside, facing north, this house has a panoramic view over the east of Pretoria.

Foundations, local kopje stone. Walling, hard local bricks, plastered.

Selected Oregon timber beams, joinery, stair, etc., stained antique brown; birch flooring laid in narrow widths and oiled. Roof, covered with dark cedar shingles.

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.


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Cumming-George, L. 1933. Architecture in South Africa - Volume One. Cape Town: The Speciality Press of S.A. Ltd.. pg 79 ill, 80