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Christian Brothers' College
Kimberley, Northern Cape

Fergus Carstairs ROGERS: Architect
Vivian Sydney REES-POOLE: Architect
William Mitcheson TIMLIN: Architect

Date:1905 : pre-1933 : 1933
Type:School
Status:Extant

The original building was designed by Fergus Carstairs ROGERS in 1905. Additions were done by Vivian Sydney REES-POOLE some time before 1933 as they were mentioned in his FRIBA nomination papers of that year.

In 1933 'a rebuilding of the tower of the main building to hold a fine four-face clock' (SAB Aug 1933:41) accredited to William Mitcheson TIMLIN.

In the centre of the Main Block is a Memorial to the Old Boys who were killed in the First World War.

(Diamond Field Advertiser Christmas Number 1905; WW in Arch 1914; LRIBA nom papers 1925; FRIBA nom papers 1933; SAB Aug 1933:41)

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

Bawcombe, Philip & Scannell, Ted. 1976. Philip Bawcombe's Kimberley. Johannesburg: Village Publishing. pg 56-57
Dundon, JP (Rev Bro) Christian Brothers' College, Kimberley: in Peacock, MA (Editor). 1972. Some famous schools in South Africa: pp 1-17