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Groot Constantia
Constantia, Western Cape

Franklin Kaye KENDALL: Architect

Date:1792
Type:Homestead
Style:Cape Dutch
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
34°01'52.14" S 18°25'07.50" E Alt: 94m

Restored by Kendall in 1926 after being razed by fire. (SAB May 1926:53)

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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

Botha, CG. 1933. Groot Constantia. Pretoria: Departement Publieke Werke. pg all
Dane, Philippa & Wallace, Sydney-Anne. 1981. The Great houses of Constantia. Cape Town: Don Nelson. pg 28-38; 39-46
Hartdegen, Paddy. 1988. Our building heritage : an illustrated history. South Africa: Ryll's Pub. Co. on behalf of the National Development Fund for the Building Industry. pg 26
Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa. London: Batsford. pg 21, 26, 42-44; Fig 34 (Plan); Plates 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44; Swimming Bath: Plates 52, 53
Trotter, Alys Fane. 1928. Old Cape Colony. A chronicle of her men and houses from 1652 to 1806. London: Selwyn & Blount. pg 55 et seq., 114
Walker, Michael. 2012. Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The. St James: Michael Walker. pg 104
Pearse, GE Fig. 34. Plan of Groot Constantia: in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 42
Anonymous Plate 38. Groot Constantia [Photo]: in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 88
Fassler, J Plate 39. Groot Constantia. Front Elevation (Drawn by J. Fassler from Measured Drawing by Gordon Leith): in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 89
Fassler, J Plate 40. Groot Constantia. Side Elevation (Drawn by J. Fassler from Measured Drawing by Gordon Leith): in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 90
Fassler, J Plate 41. Groot Constantia. Window and Shutter Details (G. E. G. Leith mens. J. Fassler delt): in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 91
Ellenberger, RM (Photographer) Plate 42. Groot Constantia. Front Gable [Photo]: in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 92
Fassler, J Plate 43. Groot Constantia. The Entrance Door. (W. G. MC Intosh Mens. J. Fassler Delt: in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 93
Leith, GE Gordon Plate 44. Groot Constantia. Plaster Details. (G. E. Gordon Leith Mens et Delt): in Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa: pp 94