D' Ouwe Werf (Arcadia)

Erf 9439 

Address

30 -32 Church Street 

Date built

1802; Double storey 1890s 

Use

Hotel 

Style

Georgian 

Architectual period

Georgian  

Type of building

Residential 

General evaluation

Outstanding 

Suggested grading

IIIA 

Present NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1979) 

Zoning

Residential Zone I 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

11.26 

Description

"Double storey house with raised moulded parapet and fluted corner pilasters. Ground floor has ""Cape Dutch"" arrangement of openings; 2x2 door with arched top panels and sunrise fanlight; 6x6 sashes with plaster surrounds (on the ground floor the top sash is hinged to open outwards). Stoep with end walls.Post-Modern 3-storey addition with parking on the ground floor, ""bay"" windows recessed in the facade and the top floor set back with a rounded raised parapet on precast columns to the verandah." 

History

"Was built as a rectangular 2-room-deep ""condensed H-plan"", with a thatched roof and front gable. It was altered after 1889, but the old ceilings survive. (Fransen & Cook) It was a boarding house from the earliest date - famous guests included Dr Heinrich Lichtenstein (1803) and Governor Sir George Grey (1860). (Meiring & van Huyssteen)" 

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

 

NHRA protection

Previous National Monument (1979) 

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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