De Witt House

Erf 1965 

Address

30 Plein Street 

Date built

woodwork pre-1850 

Use

Offices 

Style

Georgian 

Architectual period

Cape Dutch  

Type of building

Civic 

General evaluation

Significant 

Suggested grading

IIIA 

Present NHRA protection

Unassessed no. 

Zoning

 

Date of survey

November 2009 

Reference no.

24.04 

Description

"Small 3-bay house with raised eaves, corrugated iron roof and straight end gables. Fluted pilasters slightly in from corners. 12x12 Georgian sashes with plain plaster surrounds; 3x3 door with sunrise fanlight and fine pilaster architraveLow wall with capped posts and dipped panels." 

History

"Once used as a smithy by CM Bruins & Co, in the 1930s it housed the dental surgery of Dr Jan de Witt (Meiring & van Huyssteen)." 

Alterations

Thatch replaced with iron. 

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

1825 - 1849 

Admin area

Stellenbosch 

Allotment

Stellenbosch 

Linked to erf/erven

1962 

Linked address

 

NHRA protection

Unassessed 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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