Bonne Esperance

Erf 1395 

Address

17 Van Riebeeck Street cnr Neethling Street 

Date built

c1900 

Use

Guest House 

Style

High Victorian 

Architectual period

Victorian  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Outstanding 

Suggested grading

II 

Present NHRA protection

Nomination for PHS 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

26.19 

Description

"Elaborate house with hipped corrugated iron roof with plaster panels below the eaves. Turret at corner with masonry base with plaster mouldings and round vents and a timber-framed extension on the diagonal, with a concave leaded roof and decorative timber eaves brackets. Raised wrap-around verandah with fine cast iron columns, spandrel brackets and frieze with drop finials. Projecting gable with decorative barge board. 2x2 sashes with arched leaded fanlights, plaster surrounds and louvred shutters. Double storey wing behind." 

History

 

Alterations

 

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

1875 - 1899 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Nomination for PHS 

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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