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Voortrek Street, no 198 - Historic Cottage
Swellendam, Western Cape

Street:198 Voortrek Street


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34°01'37.74" S 20°26'04.66" E Alt: 121m

A cottage that is older than it looks. The front door is flanked by half-width sashes, with full sashes beyond. It now has an iron roof, an open veranda with fine bargeboard edging, and the kitchen in a flat-roofed extension at the back. The interior woodwork is uncommonly fine.

(Fransen 2004:461)

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 461