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Powder Magazine
Robertson, Western Cape

Type:Powder Magazine


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33°47'46.35" S 19°52'36.75" E Alt: 189m

Erected in 1880 by Barry & Nephews, the magazine was used for storage of explosives until 1965. (Richardson 2001:137)

The Powder Magazine forms part of the cemetery wall. It seems to be used as a store room for Municipal workers.

The powder magazine was declared a National Monument in 1974, and is now a Provincial Heritage Site.

Books that reference Powder Magazine

Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 137