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Voortrek Street, No 145 - Historic House
Swellendam, Western Cape

Date:1850c
Type:Homestead
Status:Extant
Street:145 Voortrek Street

Adjoining the old Boys' School, set back, stands a T-shaped house, still in possession of its thatch, which projects over its ends - probably a later change. It has a facade of c1850, of five bays of which two - the front door and a buitekamer door - are french windows.

[Fransen p461.]

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.