Contact Artefacts
please if you have any comments or more information regarding this record.

Jeppe High School for Boys
Jeppestown, Johannesburg, Gauteng

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the TRANSVAAL COLONY: Architect
John RALSTON: Architect
William Henry BEVAN: Architect
Piercy James (Patrick) EAGLE: Architect

Date:1906
Type:School
Status:Extant

 


Click to view map

Coordinates:
26°12'07.12" 28°04'54.71" Alt: 1750m

(Afr Archt Jul 1911: iii; SAMBF Jnl Nov 1906:23; SAWW 1908)

Originally called Jeppestown High School.

Greig (1971:136) ascribes the design of the school to EAGLE, at the time he was working under BEVAN. In RALSTON's biography it states that he won the competition to design the school for the PWD.

Declared a National Monument in 1990 it is now a Provincial Heritage Site..

These notes were last edited on 2020 08 03

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

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 136
Keath, Michael The Baker School: A Continuing Tradition 1902-1940: in Fisher, RC, Le Roux, SW and Maré, E (Eds). 1998. Architecture of the Transvaal: pp 85