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Centacow Trappist Mission Church - First
Creighton district, KwaZulu-Natal

Nivard (Brother) STREICHER: Architect
Client:Trappist Monks
Type:Mission Station

The name of the mission is a transliteration of the Polish city of Czestochowa. Huge brick hall-type church on high rough-hewn dolerite (?) ashlar plinth under a simple corrugated iron roof with square central facade tower and entrance hall.

A new church was built in 1913.

Writings about this entry

Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2015. Church tourism in South Africa : a travel odyssey. South Africa: Self-published by Philippe Menache and Darryl Earl David. pg 68