Bergzicht

Erf 235 

Address

Bird Street 

Date built

c1795 

Use

Restaurant 

Style

 

Architectual period

 

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

II 

Present NHRA protection

No 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

19.03A 

Description

"H-shaped thatched house with ornate holbol central gable with double casements (a reconstruction) and holbol end gables. Flush casements with solid shutters, stable door with small-pane fanlight. House is flanked by thatched outbuildings with mock-chimney end gables. Various parts of the old werf walls survive.Werf walls" 

History

"The house was probably built c1795 by Jacob Groenewald, who also owned Kromme Rivier." 

Alterations

The house had been much-altered and the front Victorianised. It was restored by the Town Council in 1969. The front gable is a copy from an Elliot photograph of the gable at Groenrivier. 

Social History

 


Significance in terms of NHRA

 
Very
Significant
Significant
Some
Significance
No
Significance
Not
Assessed
Historical
 
 
 
 
 
Rarity
 
 
 
 
 
Aesthetical
 
 
 
 
 
Technological
 
 
 
 
 
Cultural
 
 
 
 
 
Social History
 
 
 
 
 
Slave History
 
 
 
 
 

Circa

1750 - 1799 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

No 

Environment

 

Sect 27.2 Is the building/site a Provinical Heritage Site?
 
Sect 27.3 Is the building/site a Previous National Monument?
 
Sect 28 Will any dev affect the prot or views of or from a Gr 1 or Gr 2 site?
 
Sect 34 Is the building/structure older than 60 years?
 
Sect 35 Is the site a declared archeological/palaeontological site?
 
Sect 36 Does the site contain any graves or is it a burial ground?
 
Sect 37 Does the site contain any public monuments or memorials?
 


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