Beaufort West, Western Cape

Founded: 1836

Beaufort was the family name of Lord Charles Somerset.


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The first municipality in South Africa.

List of structures:

Blockhouse: n.d..
Boys' High school: c1898.
Christ Church: c1848.
Clyde House: c1845.
Gaol: c1872.
Gaol: 1871.
Hyena Trap - Wolwehok: n.d..
Klipspringer Pass: 1992. Karoo National Park,
Lennon's Corner: 1895.
Library: 1906.
Masonic Hotel: c1898.
Matoppo House: c1834.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - First - De Oude Kerk: 1831.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Gamka-Oos: c1950.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Gamkavallei: 1951.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Second: 1892 : 1919.
NG Kerk Parsonage: pre-1908.
NG Kerk Saal - Hall: 1913.
NG Sendingkerk - Mission Church: 1871-1872.
NG Sendingkerk Pastorie - Parsonage: 1911 : 1914.
Old Mutual: 1930 : n.d..
Poor School (now primary school): 1911.
Post Office: n.d..
Public school for Girls: 1879 : 1898.
Rail Bridge over the Krom River: n.d..
Royal Hotel: 1931.
Shops and Offices: n.d..
Shops and offices: n.d..
St John's: n.d..
Standard Bank: 1930.
Town Hall: 1865.