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Gaol
Swellendam, Western Cape

George WALLIS: Architect

Date:1871
Type:Gaol
Status:Repurposed

 


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Coordinates:
34°01'06.25" S 20°27'09.35" E Alt: 146m

(Langham-Carter MS:23)

Transcript of Blue plaque honouring Mary Cook:

HERITAGE SOUTH AFRICA

MARY ALEXANDER COOK
1902 - 1981


In recognition of her pioneer work
in identifying and conserving the old
buildings of the Cape and especially
those in Swellendam where she
lived for a number of years

SIMON VAN DER STELL FOUNDATION

These notes were last edited on 2021 09 03

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

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 455-456
Swellendam Heritage Association. 2018. Treasures of Swellendam. Swellendam: Swellendam Heritage Association. pg 17