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

Nivard (Brother) STREICHER: Architect

Date:1913
Client:Trappist Monks
Type:Mission Station
Style:Neo-Romanesque
Status:Extant

This church was built to replace the adjacent First Mission Church. Magnificent brick basilica type church emulating northern Italian examples on rough hewn ashlar plinth all under simple corrugated iron saddle roof. Interiors are beautifully decorated with wall and timber painting.


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 69