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Bukkenburg House
Swellendam, Western Cape

Date:c1890
Type:Homestead
Style:Victorian
Status:Extant
Street:8 Hermanus Steyn Street

 


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Coordinates:
34°01'07.73" S 20°27'02.82" E Alt: 140m

Bukkenburg House. This house of c1890 has one stoepkamer and a bull-nose veranda with the elegant timber fretwork edge that is typical of Swellendam Victorian work. It has a double-arched door and quoined openings.(Fransen 2004:459)

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 459
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 153
Swellendam Heritage Association. 2018. Treasures of Swellendam. Swellendam: Swellendam Heritage Association. pg 19