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Gaoler's Cottage
Swellendam, Western Cape

Date:1828
Type:Cottage
Status:Extant
Street:22 Swellengrebel Street

This is also part of the Drostdy complex. It is thatched, with fully hipped ends, and has a rectangular, contracted-H-plan. Some internal walls have been removed, but otherwise little alteration has taken place. It was probably built in 1828. It has fine beams, with Victorian edge-moulding, and a yellowwood ceiling of broad planks.

[Fransen p456]

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.