Swellendam, Western Cape

Founded: 1745

Named after Governor Hendrik Swellengrebel and his wife, Helena van Damme.

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List of references:

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. pp 453-463
Fransen, Hans. 2006. Old towns and villages of the Cape. A survey of the origin and development of towns, villages and hamlets at the Cape of Good Hope. With particular reference to their physical planning and historical landscape. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball. pp 88-96
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 109-115
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pp 80-81
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 153-156

List of buildings:

Anglican Church: n.d..
Auld House: 1802.
Barry House: 1846 : 1860.
Bontebok National Park Chalets: n.d.. district
Braeside: n.d..
Bramble Bush: 1905c.
Buirski & Co: 1880s.
Bukkenburg House: c1890.
Charcoal Kiln on Voorhuis Farm: 1750s . district
Christ Church - Anglican: 1911. Swellendam Central,
Christ Church - Anglican: 1852. Central,
Christ Church Cemetery: n.d..
Conniston - Paulsen House: 1822.
Cottage, The: 1832.
Cypress Cottage: 1815.
De Kloof - Weltevreden: 1801.
Drostdy, The (Now Drostdy Museum): 1746.
Drosty Complex, Victorian House: n.d..
Dwelling House: n.d..
Evening shade: 1860c.
Farm Church: 1950. district
Gaol: 1871.
Gaoler's Cottage: 1828.
Glen The: 1812/1821.
Hermitage School: 1911.
Historic Cottage: 1840c.
Historic Cottage: 1860c.
Historic Cottage: n.d..
Historic Cottage: n.d..
Historic Cottage: 1860c.
Historic Cottage: n.d..
Historic Cottage: 1850.
Historic Dwelling: Klein Drostdy: 1850.
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: 1834c.
Historic House: 1850c.
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: 1840c.
Historic House: 1850c.
Historic House: 1860c.
Historic House: 1844.
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: 1880c.
Historic House: 1860c.
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: 1880c.
Historic House: 1870c.
Historic House: 1870c.
Historic House: 1870c.
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: 1860c.
Historic House: 1890c.
Historic House: 1870c.
Historic House: 1853.
Historic House: 1798.
Historic House: 1844.
Historic House: 1900.
Historic House: 1900.
Historic House: 1890c.
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: n.d..
Historic House: 1850.
Historic House: 1900.
Historic House: 1802.
Historic House: 1844.
Historic House (Now two shops): 1850s.
Historic House (was Groenewald's Mill): n.d..
Hope Lodge: 1839.
Hopley House : 1839.
Joubertsdal: 1792.
Kerkplein - Church Square: n.d..
Klipriver Farm: 1833.
Koornlands Cottage - The Cottage: 1832.
Late Victorian Dwelling: 1890.
Lemoenhoek School for 64 pupils: 1914.
Malta House: 1750.
Masonic Hall: n.d..
Mayville: 1853.
Memorial to the Coronation of King George V: 1911.
Mill Cottage: 1840.
Moolmanshof: 1798.
Morgenzon: 1745.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1798.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1911.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Sendingkerk - Voortrekker Hall: 1904.
Nederduitse Hervormde Kerk: n.d..
NG Kerksaal: 1954.
Oefeningshuis - Meeting House: 1838.
Old Boy's High School, now Olyfkrans College: 1825.
Old Library: 1907.
Old Mill: n.d..
Old Post Office: n.d..
Old Residency (Now Heemraden House): 1839.
Old School: n.d..
Old St Luke's School: n.d..
Oslo House: 1850.
Oupos: 1734. district
Park Villa: 1802.
Pedestrian Bridge over the Koornland River: 2000s.
Powder Magazine: 1850.
Road Bridge over the Buffeljags River - 'Sugar Bridge': 1852. district
Rose Cottage: 1840.
Rothman House (JVDS House and Cottage): 1834.
Rotterdam Cape Dutch Homestead: 1794.
School: 1906.
School: 1923.
Schoone Oordt: 1853. Swellendam Central,
Shalom: n.d..
Shop: 1880.
St Luke's Church: 1867.
Streicher Cottage: 1840c.
Sugar Bridge: 1852. district
Town Hall: 1885.
Townhouses (Tuishuisies): n.d..
Townhouses (Tuishuisies) - First: 1860.
Townhouses (Tuishuisies) - Second: 1876.
Victorian House: 1890.
Voortrekker Monument: 1938.
Water Mill: 1880.
Weltevreden: 1801.
Zanddrift: 1768c.