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Cedara College of Agriculture, originally School of Agriculture and Forestry
Cedara, KwaZulu-Natal

John Stockwin CLELAND: Architect
Date:1905
Type:College
Status:Unknown

Name is said to be the corruption of a Sotho word meaning 'the place where nothing grows'. Cedara College of Agriculture is an agricultural college and research station near Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, founded partly by Thomas Robertson Sim. The foundation stone of the "School of Agriculture and Forestry" was laid on 28 April 1905. See Wikipedia (FRIBA nom papers 1925, Hillebrand 1975:183, SESA 3, 1971: 135)

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Hillebrand, Melanie. 1975. Aspects of architecture in Natal, 1880 1914. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished MA. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pg 183
Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1971. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 3 Cal-Dev. Cape Town: Nasou. pg 135
Anonymous CEDARA: in Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1971. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 3 Cal-Dev: pp 135