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Guardian Assurance Company Building
Central Cape Town, Western Cape

BAKER and MASEY: Architect
Francis Edward MASEY: Project Architect
Date:1901-1902
Type:Offices
Status:Demolished 1950s
Street:Adderley Street

(UCT BC 206/511; BC 206.511; Masey FRIBA nom papers 1901); 1904: Verandah added (Pryce-Lewis list 7 335).

A 4-storey building with three gables. Demolished to make way for a new building for Guardian Assurance. (Arthur Radburn, April 2023)

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. 1970. Herbert Baker in South Africa. Cape Town: PURNELL. pg 237
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 88