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Kynoch Building
Pretoria, Gauteng

Date:pre 1889
Client:George Kynoch and Co
Type:Commercial
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
25°44'44.88" S 28°11'41.33" E Alt: 1318m

This small double storey building still stands today and before 1890 it was used as an armourer's shop by George Kynoch and Co. who was a gunsmith, and the Staats Geweers Fabriek. He also sold tents.
(Dunston, 1975:151, 154)

This might be the oldest surviving commercial building in Pretoria.

View an article by Rosa Swanepoel discussing George Kynoch on UPSpace.


Writings about this entry

Jooste, Deon. 1980. Oudste gebou in Pretoria bedreig. Restorica 8. pp 16
Dunston, Lola & Dunston, Tom. 1975. Young Pretoria 1889-1913. Pretoria: Dunston. pg 7, 151, 154 ill