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Roedean School
Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng

BAKER, MASEY and SLOPER: Architect

Date:1904
Type:School
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
26°10'37.18" S 28°02'54.26" E Alt: 1749m

Transcribed wording of Simon van der Stel Foundation commemorative plaque

SIMON VAN DER STEL FOUNDATION - STIGTING SIMON VAN DER STEL

ROEDEAN SCHOOL
(S.A)
Founded in 1903 by
The Misses Lawrence and Earle
______
Moved to this building
designed by
HERBERT BAKER
in 1904

Transcribed wording of the Foundation Stone

THIS STONE WAS LAID
BY
LADY FITZPATRICK
IN THE PRESENCE OF THE
BISHOP OF PRETORIA
MARCH 8TH 1904

Two additional "houses" were built in 1926 designed by FLEMING & PARTNERS who also designed the Sanatorium in 1936. In 1950 Earle Block was designed by DAF SMUTS.


Writings about this entry

Baker, Herbert. 1944. Architecture & personalities. London: Country Life. pg 57
Greig, Doreen. 1970. Herbert Baker in South Africa. Cape Town: PURNELL. pg 238, 256