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Tokai Manor House
Cape Town, Western Cape

Louis Michel THIBAULT: Architect attributed

Date:1796
Client:Andries Teubes
Type:Homestead
Style:Cape Dutch
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
34°03'34.39" S 18°24'59.06" E Alt: 80m

The farm was originally granted to Johan Rauch in 1792. Within two months he had sold it on to Andries Teubes, who probably built its homestead in 1795-96 according to a design by Thibault.

(South Africa History Online, accessed 2021 08 13)

Declared a National Monument in 1961 it is now a Provincial Heritage Site.


Writings about this entry

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 151
Gaylard, Shaun & McDougall, Brett . 2022. RSA 365 : 365 Drawings of South African Architecture. Johannesburg: Blank Ink Design. pg 28 ill