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Royal Hotel
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Philip Maurice DUDGEON: Architect 1879
STREET-WILSON and FYFE: Architect 1894
STREET-WILSON and PATON: Architect 1928

Date:1879 : 1894 : 1928
Type:Hotel
Status:Demolished

(FRIBA nom papers 1884;The Natal Mercury, 12 January 1928 p. 13; Martin 1980:51)

First built in 1879 it was reconstructed in 1894 and a new facade was built in 1928.

The Hotel was located on Smith Street facing onto the town gardens.

These notes were last edited on 2021 04 28

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 Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished MA.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 205
Hillebrand, Melanie. 1986. Art and architecture in Natal, 1910 1940. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished Ph.D. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pg 478