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Rhodes' Cottage
Muizenberg, Western Cape

Date:n.d.
Type:Cottage
Status:Extant
Street:246 Main Rd

 


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Coordinates:
34°06'51.65" S 18°27'50.33" E Alt: 20m

Cecil John Rhodes passed away in this simple cottage, his seaside holiday home, on 26 March 1902. It was declared a National Monument in 1938, and a museum commemorating his life was established here in 1953.

Now a Provincial Heritage Site.

These notes were last edited on 2021 01 22


Writings about this entry

Hatfield, Denis. 1967. Some South African monuments. Cape Town: Purnell. pg 136-138
Walker, Michael. 2012. Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The. St James: Michael Walker. pg 99