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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
Vanrhynsdorp, Western Cape

Carl Otto HAGER: Architect 1891
LOUW and LOUW: Architect 1956
Wouter De Wet (Wollie) BRONKHORST: Project Architect 1956

Date:1891 : 1956
Type:Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Church
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
31°36'31.26" S 18°44'13.24" E Alt: 115m

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In 1883 Ds PCD Faure arrived as the first preacher and after holding services in various houses it was decided to build a church. Carl Otto Hager from Stellenbosch was asked to do the design and on March 7 1891 the church with 800 seats was inaugurated by CF Leipoldt.

In 1956 major alterations were done by Louw and Louw, A tower was built and a new organ installed. The new Church Hall was built in 1983.


Writings about this entry

Hoevers, Jan. 2005. Van Kerke en Dorpe. Historiese vertellinge oor die oudste kerke en dorpe in Suid-Afrika. Centurion: Publiself Uitgewers. pg 135
Krige, Ode. 2015. Carl Otto Hager : argitek tot eer van God, 1813-1898. Hermanus: Hemel & See Boeke. pg 177, 207
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pg 123