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Blockhouse
Ritchie, Northern Cape

ROYAL ENGINEERS: Architect

Date:1901
Type:Blockhouse
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
29°02'20.68" S 24°37'32.55" E Alt: 1115m

Built of dolerite. Built during the Anglo-Boer War to guard the Rail Bridge over the Modder River.


Writings about this entry

Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 179