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Cordwalles School
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

UNIDENTIFIED: Architect 1912
John Collingwood TULLY: Architect 1930s
Date:1912 : 1930s
Type:School
Status:Extant
Street:Howick Rd

 


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Coordinates:
29°35'40.47" S 30°21'46.62" E

Cordwalles was founded in 1912 by the Rt Revd Samuel Baines, Bishop of Natal as a preparatory school for Michaelhouse. It has grown considerably since its early beginnings as a boarding-only school and has had only seven headmasters. Cordwalles has an Anglican foundation. In the 1930s the Chapel, Gymnasium, Swimming Pool as well as additional classrooms, dormitories and land were added. (Wikipedia accessed May 2017)


Writings about this entry

Hillebrand, Melanie. 1986. Art and architecture in Natal, 1910-1940. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished Ph.D. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pg 481