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Oudtshoorn Courant Building
Oudtshoorn, Western Cape

John Thomas COOPER: Architect
John Thomas (Jnr) COOPER: Contractor

Date:1892
Client:J & H Pocock
Type:Printing Works
Status:Demolished

The Oudtshoorn Courant was established by the Pocock brothers, John and Henry, in 1879. In 1892 they decided to erect a new building for their printing press. The building was designed by John T. COOPER in the Country Georgian style. John T. Cooper (Jnr.) did the masonry and Thomas Brown the carpentry work. The building was demolished in 1957 to make way for the present Post Office.

(Ferreira 1982:31)

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.


Books that reference Oudtshoorn Courant Building

Ferreira, Naas. 1982A Sandstone Architect of Oudtshoorn : John Thomas Cooper (1832-1909). Restorica: Journal of the Simon van der Stel Foundation in , No 8. pp 31