Thaba Nchu, Free State

Founded: 1873

Name is a corruption of the Sotho, Thaba Ntsho, meaning 'black mountain'.


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List of references:

Oberholster, JJ. 1972. The historical monuments of South Africa. Cape Town: Rembrandt Van Rijn Foundation for Culture at the request of the National Monuments Council. pp 218
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pp 128-129
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 186

List of structures:

Chapel: n.d..
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1906.
Pastorie: n.d..
Selosesha Library: 2009.
St Augustine's: n.d..
Town Hall, War Memorial, wrought iron gates: 1923.