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Town Hall
Queenstown, Eastern Cape

Sydney STENT: Architect

Date:1882
Type:Town Hall
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
31°53'49.71" S 26°52'25.43" E Alt: 1080m

The National Monuments Council Plaque reads:

TOWN HALL, QUEENSTOWN
THIS SANDSTONE BUILDING, THE CORNER-STONE OF WHICH
WAS LAID IN MAY 1882, WAS DESIGNED BY THE ARCHITECT
SIDNEY STENT. IT WAS BUILT ON THE SITE OF THE ORIGINAL
TOWN HALL ERECTED IN 1858.
National Monuments Council

STADSAAL, QUEENSTOWN
HIERDIE SANDSTEENGEBOU, WAARVAN DIE HOEKSTEEN IN
MEI 1882 GELÊ IS, IS DEUR DIE ARGITEK SIDNEY STENT
ONTWERP. DIT IS OPGERIG OP DIE TERREIN VAN DIE
OORSPRONKLIKE STADSAAL WAT IN 1858 GEBOU IS.
Raad vir Nasionale Gedenkwaardighede
1982

In front of the Town Hall entrance are two Commemorative Lamp Poles erected in 1915 in appreciation of the services of James Lamont who was mayor from 1909 to 1915.

These notes were last edited on 2020 03 01


Writings about this entry

Greaves, A. 1987. Tell me of Kamani : The history of Queenstown for the Queenstown and frontier historical society. Queenstown: Queenstown and frontier historical society. pg 191
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 121
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 40