Collins' Cottage

Erf 1352 

Address

1 Van Riebeeck Street cnr Drostdy Street 

Date built

pre-1817 & late 19th C 

Use

Shop 

Style

Victorian 

Architectual period

Early Victorian  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

IIIA 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National Monument 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

9.04 

Description

"Long barn-type double-dwelling with corrugated iron roof, straight end gables and two covered frontgables with timber fretwork and flat-arched 2x2 sashes. Small 2-pane windows under eaves. Bellcast verandah with cast iron columns and brackets. Victorian joinery: 2x2 sashes, 4-panel doors with 2-pane fanlights." 

History

"The right half is part of the Grosvenor House complex and appears on the 1817 town plan, while the further half is a late Victorian addition. (Fransen & Cook)" 

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

 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

 

Linked address

3; 5 Van Riebeeck St 

NHRA protection

Previous National Monument 

Environment

part of a group 

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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