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Barkly East, Eastern Cape

Theodor Christian WINK: Architect

Street:North West cor White and de Villiers Streets


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30°57'59.75" S 27°35'38.5" E

Contractor was JJ Mountjoy.

Was built in 1930 as the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk Saal (Church Hall) and was sold to the council as a library in 1966. The original foundation stone (photo above) was removed and is now located at the new church offices. The town council agreed to the purchase and to modernise it at a total cost of R10,500.00 so as to be the best equiped in the region.

[Smit. 1973:313]

Writings about this entry

Smit, AP (Ed). 1973. Ligglans oor die berge : eeufeesgedenkboek Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk en gemeenskap, Barkly-Oos, 1873-1973. Barkly East: Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerkraad van Barkly-Oos met die medewerking van die Plaaslike Stadsraad. pg 68-70, 213, 313