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Old Powder Magazine (Star Fort complex)
Bathurst, Eastern Cape


Type:Powder Magazine


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33°29'57.16" S 26°49'16.96" E

This historic powder magazine carried 271kg gunpowder, 7 000 ball cartridges and 60 rifles. Proclaimed: 20-08-1976. (Richardson, D. 2001: 9)

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 Old Powder Magazine (Star Fort complex)

Coetzee, Colin. 1995. Forts of the Eastern Cape : Securing a frontier 1799 - 1878. Grahamstown: Colin G Coetzee. pg 292, 294 ill
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 9