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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
Durbanville, Western Cape

Charles AS FREEMAN: Architect

Date:1826 : 1890-1891
Type:Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Church
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°50'11.95" S 18°38'47.67" E Alt: 182m

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The first church was begun in 1825, it was a simple, thatched, T-shaped building. Its present appearance dates from 1890-1891 and is the work of Charles FREEMAN. (Fransen, 2004:314)


Writings about this entry

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 314
Hoevers, Jan. 2005. Van Kerke en Dorpe. Historiese vertellinge oor die oudste kerke en dorpe in Suid-Afrika. Centurion: Publiself Uitgewers. pg 30
Hoevers, Jan. 2012. Geskiedkundige kerke : 'n Gids tot 50 tradisionele kerke. Pretoria: Kontak-uitgewers. pg 37-38
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pg 55
Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2015. Church tourism in South Africa : a travel odyssey. South Africa: Self-published by Philippe Menache and Darryl Earl David. pg 123