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Parsonage with Post Office and Registrar of Births and Deaths
Goedverwacht, Western Cape

Johann Carl Ernest SEELIGER: Architect (Attributed)

Style:Victorian : Eclecticism


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32°51'53.52" S 18°41'58.85" E Alt: 152m

Fine example of a verandah house with 5 bays (4 windows located symmetrically around a central entrance door) flanked by steep pitched roofed wings as 'stoepkamers' with verandah formed by continuous steep pitch of main roof supported on timber posts and Y brackets, central dormer ventilator and roof dormers located in captured gabled 'stoepkamers'. The left wing has service doors to the side giving access to the postal agency and registry.

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 348