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Groot Constantia Homestead
Constantia, Western Cape

Franklin Kaye KENDALL: Architect

Style:Cape Dutch


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34°01'52.14" S 18°25'07.50" E Alt: 94m

Restored by Kendall in 1926 after being razed by fire. (SAB May 1926:53)

See The Heritage Portal, Rising from the ashes.

For further information on the measured drawings see Pearse Collection

Visit the Groot Constantia website

See also the:
Groot Constantia Wine Cellar.
Groot Constantia Jonker's House

Writings about this entry

Botha, CG. 1933. Groot Constantia. Pretoria: Departement Publieke Werke. pg all
Dane, Philippa & Wallace, Sydney-Anne. 1981. The Great houses of Constantia. Cape Town: Don Nelson. pg 28-38; 39-46
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 141-144
Hartdegen, Paddy. 1988. Our building heritage : an illustrated history. South Africa: Ryll's Pub. Co. on behalf of the National Development Fund for the Building Industry. pg 26
Kendall, Franklin Kaye. 193?. The restoration of Groot Constantia. Cape Town: Juta & Co. Ltd.. pg All
Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1957. Eighteenth century architecture in South Africa. London: Batsford. pg 21, 26, 42-44; Fig 34 (Plan); Plates 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44; Swimming Bath: Plates 52, 53
Trotter, Alys Fane. 1928. Old Cape Colony. A chronicle of her men and houses from 1652 to 1806. London: Selwyn & Blount. pg 55 et seq., 114
Walker, Michael. 2012. Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The. St James: Michael Walker. pg 104