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GRANT, Horace Henry

Born: 1901 02 12
Died: ?

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 258
Year registered: 1927

Reg Prob RIBA Durban 1924; ARIBA 1939

Grant was born in Durban and educated at St Joseph's School and at the Natal Technical College, Durban. He was articled to BUCKLE & MASON for three years from October 1916, attending classes at the Technical College. About 1919 he joined CHICK & BARTHOLOMEW's office in Durban as a draughtsman and sat the intermediate RIBA examination in 1928. In his ARIBA nomination papers (1939) he stated that he had been in practice on his own account for the previous ten years (1928-1938) and did not mention his partnership with LT OBEL (1929-1934) in Durban (cf OBEL & GRANT), after the dissolution of which in 1934 he had practised independently in Durban. Grant resigned from the Institute of South African Architects in 1983.

(ARIBA nom papers (1939) 7224; ISAA mem list; NWW 1933)

Entry from "Who's Who in Natal - with which is incorporated Women of Natal"; The Knox Printing & Publishing Co; Durban; 1933. pg 108.

GRANT, Horace Henry.
Architect. Born, 12th Feb., 1901 in Durban. Educated at St. Joseph’s School and Natal Technical College, Durban. Youngest son of Capt. And Mrs T.J. Grant, late Bandmaster of Durban Light Infantry. Married, Oct 1930, at Durban, Dorothy Mary, eldest daughter of Frank Drew, Howic. Partner in the firm of Obel & Grant, Architects, Durban. S.A. Infantry. Music, Tennis, Golf. Address: “Dhilkush,” 69 Chelsea Drive, Prospect, Durban North.

Entry and photograph sent to us by William MARTINSON.

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

List of projects

With photographs
With notes


Augustinian Sisters, sanatorium: 1938. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Belvedere: 1938. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Children's Camp: 1935. Hibberdene, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Crematorium at Cato Manor for the Cato Manor Indian Cemetery Assn: 1939. Cato Manor, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Hospital and nurses' quarters: 1939. Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
House H Mollergreen: 1939. Durban North, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
House Mrs Beater: 1939. Durban North, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Howard Car Parking & Service Station: 1938. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Natal Mercury Children's Camp, pavilion: pre-1940. Hibberdene, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Royal Durban Light Infantry Sergeants' Mess: 1937. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Shops/showroom for N Bodasing: 1939. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Town Offices: 1936. Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Town Offices and Market Hall: 1936. Howick, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Warrior's Gate: 1935. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Willingdon Mansions: 1938. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect

Books citing GRANT

Crump, Alan & Van Niekerk, Raymund. 1988. Public sculptures & reliefs Cape Town. Cape Town: Clifton Publications. pp 35

Hillebrand, Melanie. 1986. Art and architecture in Natal, 1910 1940. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished Ph.D. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pp 445-6

ISAA. 1959. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1958-1959 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1958-1959. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 91, 220

ISAA. 1969. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1968-1969 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1968-1969. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 93, 180

SAWW & Olsen, Rider Fraser. 1933. Who's Who in Natal : with which is incorporated Women of Natal. Durban: The Knox Printing & Publishing Co. pp 108