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Fishermen's Cottages
Kassiesbaai, Waenhuiskrans - Arniston, Western Cape

Date:c1820
Type:Cottage
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
34°39'46.49" S 20°13'54.46" E Alt: 12m

There are several of these cottages in this picturesque village. They have been inhabited by fishermen and their families since about 1820 and are predominantly in the vernacular architectural style. Waenhuiskrans is the only existing fishing village of its kind in South Africa.

(Richardson. 2001:67)

Provincial Heritage Site.


Writings about this entry

Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 67